The applications for the 9th edition of the LVMH Prize will open from Wednesday 8th December 2021.
Applications must be submitted on the Prize website: lvmhprize.com. They will close on Sunday 30th January 2022.
The semi-final will take place on Wednesday 2nd March 2022.
It will be available for viewing on the Prize website and social networks from Thursday 3rd to Sunday 6th March 2022, and will be an opportunity for the Prize Experts and the public to discover and select the competing designers.
LVMH launched the Prize for Young Fashion Designers in 2013. This initiative, open to fashion throughout the world, embodies the commitment to patronage of the Group and its Houses in favour of young talent.
The LVMH Prize is open to designers under 40 who have produced at least two collections of womenswear or menswear, or two genderless collections and is dedicated to designers from all over the world.
It rewards two designers:
• The winner of the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designersreceives a 300,000-euro endowment and enjoys a tailored mentorship. The LVMH teams mentor the winners in many fields, such as sustainable development, communication, copyright and corporate legal aspects, as well as marketing, production and the financial management of a brand.
• The winner of the Karl Lagerfeld Prizereceives a 150,000-euro allocation and also enjoys a one-year mentorship by LVMH teams.
Furthermore, each year, in collaboration with fashion schools, the Prize distinguishes three young fashion school graduates. The three shortlisted graduates will be invited to join the design studios of Houses of the LVMH Group for one year. Applications are open from 8th December 2021 to 15th March 2022.