230 000 euros for a young designers… who says the French don’t support talent ?
For 23 years now, the ANDAM prize, created by Nathalie Dufour and presided by no less than Pierre Bergé, has rewarded promising Paris-based fashion designers, regardless of nationality.
The first winner : Martin Margiela in 1989.
Since then, Viktor & Rolf, Christophe Lemaire, Felipe Oliveira Baptista, Gareth Pugh and last year Anthony Vaccarello have received the prize which includes not only a huge amount of money, but industry connections whose worth money cannot measure…
Association Nationale pour le Développement des Arts de la Mode
2012 FASHION AWARDS
GRAND PRIZE: 230 000 EURO
Nominees: Cédric Charlier, Julien David, Thomas Tait, Calla Haynes, Vika Gazinskaya, Andrea Nicholas Taralis
Winner: Julien David
FIRST COLLECTION PRIZE: 60 000 EURO
Nominees: Calla Haynes, Pièce d'Anarchive, Céline Méteil, Jacquemus
Winner: Pièce d'Anarchive
more info: http://www.andam.fr
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