Fifth Edition of LVMH Prize Welcomes Three New Jury Members

PARIS — Reflecting a period of churn at the helm of leading luxury brands, the jury of the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers will welcome no fewer than three new members this year.
Clare Waight Keller and Haider Ackermann, artistic directors of Givenchy and Berluti, respectively, will join the lineup together with Sidney Toledano, who is preparing to take over as chairman and chief executive officer of LVMH Fashion Group after almost 20 years at the helm of Christian Dior Couture.
Together with industry-leading designers including Karl Lagerfeld, Marc Jacobs and Nicolas Ghesquière, they will judge the fifth edition of the contest, which on December 15 opened its site to applications from anyone between the ages of 18 and 40 who has produced and sold at least two women’s or men’s ready-to-wear collections.
“We are very excited by these three invaluable additions to our jury,” said Delphine Arnault, the force behind the initiative and a key talent scout at family-controlled LVMH, noting that both Waight Keller and Ackermann have designed collections for women and men, helping them develop a broad skill set.
“We are proud to welcome Sidney Toledano in the jury this year. Sidney boasts a tremendous experience in the world of

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Source: Women’s Wear Daily
Fifth Edition of LVMH Prize Welcomes Three New Jury Members

Fifth Edition of LVMH Prize Welcomes Three New Jury Members

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