04 June 2015

International Woolmark Prize announces
British Isles judging panel

The Woolmark Company has announced the judging panel for the International Woolmark Prize British Isles Regional Final, taking place on 3 July in London. Pooling together esteemed voices from UK publishing, fashion design and retail sectors, the panel will decide which of the nominated designers will go through to the global final for the menswear and womenswear categories. The 2015/16 International Woolmark Prize sees the competition extend with the addition of the British Isles as a sixth region, with judges including: Roland Mouret, Designer; Jason Basmajian, Creative Director of Gieves & Hawkes; Dylan Jones, editor of GQ magazine; Sophia Neophitou, editor-in-chief and publisher of 10 Magazine; Anita Barr, Group Fashion Buying Director at Harvey Nichols; Simon Chilvers, men's style director at Matchesfashion.com; and Stuart McCullough, Managing Director of The Woolmark Company. Legendary fashion commentator Colin McDowell will take on the role of mentor for the 10 nominees. One menswear and one womenswear finalist will be selected from each of the six regions around the globe and will receive an AU$50,000 financial contribution towards their next collection as well as an invitation to participate in the international finals.

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