Bringing you some breaking fashion news directly from the ANDAM frontline in Paris – where our very own Mistress Neophitou has been judging the competition for the first time, alongside a frisson of other important industry insiders. Safe to say, she will have made her opinion heard. And, we’re incredibly glad to announce Glenn Martens of Y/PROJECT is the winner of the competition’s main prize and a whopping €250k to invest straight back into his business (and maybe just a couple of bevs this evening). To say we’re excited to see how this money will elevate and develop his brand, which encompasses both men’s and womenswear and shows in Paris, is a huge understatement, we’re already having visions about what this money looks like in fashion terms. Bloody great as it happens. Having said that, we would have been delighted had any of the other three nominees won – just to be diplomatic and all. Other winners included Laura Do and Bastien Laurent who won the Creative Brand Award for Avoc, Ana Khouri who won Fashion Accessories Prize and Euveka who won the Fashion Innovation Prize. A MASSIVE congratulations to all those who were shortlisted, we don’t doubt you will all go on to do amazing things.
Photograph by Jason Lloyd-Evans