The 8 nominees for the 2016 LVMH PRIZE FOR YOUNG FASHION DESIGNERS.
BY KENNETH RICHARD
Having been around for just 3 years, the LVMH Prize has quickly become fashion’s most global and prestigious of competitions for nascent talent. The shortlist of 23 candidates who all applied online were whittled down to 8 candidates, including 2 Americans and one Canadian who is a mere 19 years old. All are in the running for a grant of 300,000 euros and a year’s worth of mentoring.
Here is your guide to the 2016’s finalists.
Brandon Maxwell, by Brandon Maxwell | Womenswear
Aalto, by Tuomas Merikoski | Womenswear