LVMH PRIZE 2021
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The LVMH Prize 2021 has a winner.
The final of the 8th edition of the LVMH Young Fashion Creators Award took place.
September 7, 2021 at the Louis Vuitton Foundation, in the presence of the Jury composed of six of the LVMH Group companies directors, Virgil Abloh, Jonathan Anderson, Maria Grazia Chiuri, Marc Jacobs, Kim Jones and Stella McCartney, as well as Delphine Arnault, Jean-Paul Claverie and Sidney Toledano.
Among the nine finalists, the Jury awarded the LVMH Prize to Nensi Dojaka, 27, an Albanian designer based in London, founder of the eponymous women’s ready-to-wear brand. She received an endowment of €300,000 and a one-year mentorship within the LVMH Group.
Given the extreme talent of the finalists, the Jury decided to award the Karl Lagerfeld Prize to three designers:
In addition, three young fashion school graduates were honored: Adam Kost, a graduate of the Institut de la Mode (Paris), Franziska Simon, a graduate of the Academy of Fashion and Design (Düsseldorf) and Eric Starc, graduate of Università Iuav di Venezia (Venice). They each receive an endowment of €10,000 and will work for one year in the studios of Louis Vuitton Homme, Dior Homme and Dior Femme.