Lvmh Prize 2018: Apply Now

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18 December 2017

LVMH Prize 2018: Apply Now


Launched in November 2013, the LVMH Prize was created to honour and support young fashion designers around the world. Every year, a young designer and three graduates from fashion schools can claim the prestigious prize.

The young Fashion Designers' competition is open to designers from every country who have produced at least two collections and who are under 40. To help them develop their creative work, LVMH gives the winners a grant of 300,000 euros and a personalized technical and financial support from the Group for a 12-month period following the LVMH Prize award. This support covers all the areas of expertise that are critical to a young fashion brand (intellectual property, sourcing, production and distribution, image and advertising, marketing etc.)

How the Winner is Selected
A three-step selection process to reveal the winning young fashion designer:
- Step 1: The LVMH Prize committee establishes a shortlist of candidates.
- Step 2: The international committee of experts (comprising journalists, stylists, and buyers) selects the finalists.
- Step 3: The jury chooses the winner of the LVMH Prize in June 2018.

Application Criteria
- You are older than 18 and under 40
- You have produced at least two collections
- Your collections are menswear or womenswear (not accessories)

Required Documents
The application form will take approximatively 30 minutes to fill, you can read the information needed bellow to get prepared:
- A photo of yourself
- 6 photos of models from each of your last two collections
- A selection of press articles (press review)
- Information on your company
- Click here to submit your application
- Deadline: 4th February 2018



The Graduates prize is open to students of fashion schools who are completing a degree course at a fashion school in 2017-2018. The three winners, and their school, receive a 10,000 euros grant and an opportunity to work as part of the design team at an LVMH brand for one year.

How the Winner is Selected
A three-step process will name three winners.
- Step 1: Candidates apply online before May 15th 2018.
- Step 2: LVMH approves candidate applications.
- Step 3: Three winners selected by the Organizer in June 2018.
The three winners will receive a 10,000 euro grant and an opportunity to work with the design team at a Group brand for one year.

Application Criteria
- You are graduating and you meet the following criteria:
- You are graduating in 2017
- You have created at least six original outfits in menswear or womenswear

Required Documents
Information on your degree course
- Six photos of your creations and a description of your work
- Click here to submit your application
- Deadline: 15th May 2018

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