September 4th LVMH will announce the winner of the 300,000 € and a one-year mentorship program provided by the LVMH team.

Dear Shaded Viewers,

Today LVMH announced the date of the final 2019 LVMH Prize. The prize 300,000 € and a one year mentorship will go to one of the 8 finalists:

ANREALAGE by Kunihiko Morinaga (Japanese designer, based in Tokyo).

Womenswear, showing in Paris.

BETHANY WILLIAMS by Bethany Williams (British designer, based in London).

Gender-neutral fashion, showing in London.


BODE by Emily Adams Bode (American designer, based in New York).

Menswear, showing in New York.


HED MAYNER by Hed Mayner (Israeli designer, based in Tel Aviv).

Gender-neutral fashion, showing in Paris.


KENNETH IZE by Kenneth Izedonmwen (Nigerian designer, based in Lagos).

Gender-neutral fashion, showing in Paris and Lagos.


PHIPPS by Spencer Phipps (American designer, based in Paris).

Gender-neutral fashion, showing in Paris.


STEFAN COOKE by Stefan Cooke and Jake Burt (British designers, based in London).

Menswear, showing in London.


THEBE MAGUGU by Thebe Magugu (South African designer, based in Johannesburg).

Womenswear, showing in Johannesburg.

The eight finalists will present their creations to the members of an exceptional jury in the Auditorium of the Fondation.


For the sixth edition of the Prize, the Jury will welcome Jonathan Anderson, Kris Van Assche, Maria Grazia Chiuri, Nicolas Ghesquière, Marc Jacobs, Clare Waight Keller, Humberto Leon, Carol Lim, as well as Delphine Arnault, Jean-Paul Claverie and Sidney Toledano.


2018   Doublet
Rokh (Special Prize)

2017   Marine Serre
Kozaburo (Special Prize)

2016   Grace Wales Bonner
Vejas (Special Prize)

2015   Marques’Almeida
Jacquemus (Special Prize)

2014   Thomas Tait
Hood by Air (Special Prize)
Miuniku (Special Prize)

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Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.