29 January 2015

Panel of Experts announced for LVMH
Prize for Young Fashion Designers

LVMH has announced its 'Panel of Experts' for the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers. 45 internationally renowned experts from the fashion industry will meet preselected applicants during Paris Fashion Week and after reviewing their collections, will vote for a shortlist of young designers who will present their work in May, when the winner will be announced. New experts include: Emmanuelle Alt, Cathy Horyn, Suzy Menkes, Juergen Teller, Stefano Tonchi, Virginie Mouzat, Maria Luisa Poumaillou, Franca Sozzani, Susie Lau, Chiara Ferragni, Anya Ziourova. The members of the jury for the second edition of the prize in 2015 are nine creative directors from LVMH Fashion Houses: Jonathan Anderson (Loewe), Nicolas Ghesquière (Louis Vuitton), Marc Jacobs (Marc Jacobs), Karl Lagerfeld (Fendi), Humberto Leon and Carol Lim (Kenzo), Phoebe Philo (Céline), Raf Simons (Dior) and Riccardo Tisci (Givenchy). The designers are joined by Delphine Arnault, Jean-Paul Claverie (advisor to Bernard Arnault and head of corporate philanthropy for LVMH) and Pierre-Yves Roussel (Chairman and CEO of the LVMH Fashion Group). Other panelists include: Tim Blanks, editor-at-large for Style.com (London); Angelica Cheung, editor in chief of Vogue China (Beijing); Patrick Demarchelier, photographer (New York); Sylvia Jorif, journalist at ELLE  (Paris); Natalie Massenet, Founder & Executive Chairman of Net-a-Porter (London); Marigay McKee, President of Saks Fifth Avenue (New York); Pat McGrath, Makeup Artist (New York); Olivier Rizzo, Stylist (Antwerp); Anya Ziourova, Stylist (New York and Moscow); and Sarah Mower, contributing editor of Vogue US, among others.

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LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize in 'fashion & accessories'

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