28 April 2015

International Woolmark Prize announces
British Isles nominees

As the International Woolmark Prize (IWP) launches into its fourth year, The Woolmark Company has announced its British Isles nominees. The Womenswear nominees are: Teatum Jones, J. JS LEE, Thomas Tait, FYODOR GOLAN (pictured above) and Phoebe English; while Menswear nominees include: Agi & Sam, Craig Green, A. SAUVAGE, LEE ROACH and Kit Neale. The six menswear finalists will meet at an event held during PITTI UOMO, Florence in January 2016 and the six womenswear finalists will meet in New York in February 2016. The winners of both the menswear and womenswear finals will receive a further AU$100,000 to assist with fabric sourcing and marketing of their collection. In addition, both international winners will have their collection commercialised through key international retail partners including Harvey Nichols in the UK, Joyce in China, Saks 5th Avenue in the USA, 10 Corso Como in Italy, My Theresa online, Matchesfashion.com and David Jones in Australia. The British Isles regional award will be held on 3rd July 2015 where the designers are required to present sketches of a Merino wool capsule collection comprising six outfits, with one full outfit to be produced.

Twitter: @Woolmark / @TEATUMJONES / @Jackiejslee / @TAITTHOMAS / @FYODOR_GOLAN / @PhoebeEnglish / @agiandsam / @craig_green_uk / @KitNeale

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International Woolmark Prize in 'awards'

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