2019 LVMH Prize for young fashion designers: LVMH announces the date of the final of the 2019 LVMH Prize



The Final of the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers will take place on September 4, 2019, from 10am until 4pm, at the Fondation Louis Vuitton.

The eight finalists will present their creations to the members of an exceptional jury in the Auditorium of the Fondation.

For the sixth edition of the Prize, the Jury will welcome Jonathan Anderson, Kris Van Assche, Maria Grazia Chiuri, Nicolas Ghesquière, Marc Jacobs, Clare Waight Keller, Humberto Leon, Carol Lim, as well as Delphine Arnault, Jean-Paul Claverie and Sidney Toledano.

 This edition of the LVMH Prize was a great success, with over 1,700 applicants from more than 100 countries, spread on all continents: a record since the Prize was launched.

The 2019 edition will distinguish a talented designer. He or she will receive 300,000 € and enjoy a one-year mentorship program provided by a dedicated LVMH team.

The 8 finalists are:

ANREALAGE by Kunihiko Morinaga (Japanese designer, based in Tokyo).
Womenswear, showing in Paris.

BETHANY WILLIAMS by Bethany Williams (British designer, based in London).
Gender-neutral fashion, showing in London.

BODE by Emily Adams Bode (American designer, based in New York).

Menswear, showing in New York.

HED MAYNER by Hed Mayner (Israeli designer, based in Tel Aviv).

Gender-neutral fashion, showing in Paris.

KENNETH IZE by Kenneth Izedonmwen (Nigerian designer, based in Lagos).

Gender-neutral fashion, showing in Paris and Lagos.

PHIPPS by Spencer Phipps (American designer, based in Paris).

Gender-neutral fashion, showing in Paris.

STEFAN COOKE by Stefan Cooke and Jake Burt (British designers, based in London).

Menswear, showing in London.

THEBE MAGUGU by Thebe Magugu (South African designer, based in Johannesburg).

Womenswear, showing in Johannesburg.