LVMH Grand Prize: Thebe Magugu Karl Lagerfeld Jury Prize: Hed Mayner and their models
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Above are images of all 8 finalists.
Since it was launched in 2014 by the LVMH Group, the Prize has been considered a true enabler for young talent from all over the world and has met with tremendous success internationally. It has confirmed its landmark position as a key player in promoting talent. In 2019, the Prize was a great success, with over 1,700 applicants from more than 100 countries.
2014 – 2018: THE LVMH PRIZE WINNERS
Rokh (Special Prize)
2017 Marine Serre
Kozaburo (Special Prize)
2016 Grace Wales Bonner
Vejas (Special Prize)
Jacquemus (Special Prize)
2014 Thomas Tait
Hood by Air (Special Prize)
Miuniku (Special Prize)
AND THE WINNERS ARE:
The sixth edition of the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers was held today, at the Fondation Louis Vuitton.
HED MAYNER by Hed Mayner (Israeli designer, based in Tel Aviv).
WINNER OF THE KARL LAGERFELD PRIZE 150,000 EUROS
THEBE MAGUGU by Thebe Magugu (South African designer, based in Johannesburg).
LVMH GRAND PRIZE WINNER OF THE 300,000 EUROS.
The 6 other finalists were:
ANREALAGE by Kunihiko Morinaga (Japanese designer, based in Tokyo).
Womenswear, showing in Paris.
BETHANY WILLIAMS by Bethany Williams (British designer, based in London).
BODE by Emily Adams Bode (American designer, based in New York).
KENNETH IZE by Kenneth Izedonmwen (Nigerian designer, based in Lagos).
PHIPPS by Spencer Phipps (American designer, based in Paris).
.STEFAN COOKE by Stefan Cooke and Jake Burt (British designers, based in London).
JURY OF THE 2019 PRIZE
Jonathan Anderson, Artistic Director of Loewe
Kris Van Assche, Artistic Director of Berluti
Maria Grazia Chiuri, Artistic Director of Christian Dior Couture
Nicolas Ghesquière, Artistic Director of Louis Vuitton
Marc Jacobs, Artistic Director of Marc Jacobs
Clare Waight Keller, Artistic Director of Givenchy
Delphine Arnault, Executive Vice-President of Louis Vuitton
Jean-Paul Claverie, Advisor to Bernard Arnault and Director of Corporate Sponsorship at LVMH
Sidney Toledano, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Fashion Group