For the primary time, the general public can forged a vote.
“This yr, the general public turns into an Professional of the LVMH Prize” — that’s what the distinguished accolade’s press launch promised this morning with its announcement of the 20 manufacturers vying for a €300,000 endowment (plus a one-year mentorship program supplied by a devoted LVMH staff). Along with customers having their say on who will go on to obtain the highest honour, a number of new trade names have joined the Committee of Specialists for deliberations together with Bella Hadid and Vogue China’s newly minted editor-in-chief, Margaret Zhang.
And who will we select from? An eclectic mixture of creatives is tapped this yr, many boasting a genderless strategy to design. Christopher John Rogers — the New York-based expertise who took residence the CFDA/Vogue Trend Fund Award