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LVMH Prize Unveils 20 Semifinalists for 2021

Celebrating creatives from all around the world.

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After opening applications for the prestigious award, LVMH has finally announced the 20 semifinalists for the 2021 LVMH Prize. The roster features exciting names from around the world, ranging from the UK and Lebanon, to Nigeria and South Korea.

Spotlights include the likes of Christopher John Rogers, who won CFDA’s American Emerging Designer of the Year in 2020, as well as Nensi Dojaka, the UK-based designer who dressed Bella Hadid for a ’90s-inspired look at the MTV VMAs last year. The list additionally highlights Rui, a Chinese creative known for her genderless garments worn by the likes of Dua Lipa and HyunA, and Post Archive Faction, a Korean label loved for its disruptive aesthetic. Other standouts include Wed, a British womenswear label led by Amy Trinh and Evan Phillips, and Renaissance Renaissance, a Lebanese name showcasing romantic sustainable gowns.

Check out the full list of semifinalists down below. The final winner will be selected after all 20 contestants display their work in a virtual showroom from April 6 to 11, and will be awarded €300,000 EUR (approximately $350,000 USD) with mentorship from LVMH.

AGR
Bianca Saunders
Charles de Vilmorin
Christopher John Rogers
Conner Ives
Federico Cina
KidSuper
Kika Vargas
Lagos Space Programme
Lukhanyo Mdingi
Midorikawa
Nensi Dojaka
Post Archive Faction
Renaissance Renaissance
Rier
Rui
Saul Nash
Shuting Qiu
TaaKK
Wed

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