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Nensi Dojaka Wins the 2021 LVMH Prize for Young Designers

The emerging talent is now preparing for her first physical runway show at London Fashion week.

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Nensi Dojaka has won the 2021 LVMH Prize for Young Designers, which took place in Paris on September 7. Alongside the emerging talent, Christopher John Rogers,  Bianca Saunders, Rui Zhou, Colm Dillane of KidSuperCharles de VilmorinConner IvesLukhanyo Mdingi and Kika Vargas were up for the prestigious award.

The London-based Albanian womenswear designer is known for her lingerie-inspired dresses featuring unique cutout details and sensual straps. Her designs have been worn by the likes of Bella Hadid, Emily Ratajkowski, Lady GagaKeke Palmer and more.

Her win was announced by French actress Isabelle Huppert at the Louis Vuitton Foundation in front of jury members Kim Jones, Virgil Abloh, Stella McCartney, Marc Jacobs and Jonathan Anderson. Taking home a grand prize of €300,000 EUR (approximately $355,260 USD), Dojaka is now getting ready for her first physical runway show on September 17 for London Fashion Week. On top of that, the designer has the honor of being trained by experts at LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, as well as at its parent brands including Louis Vuitton, Guerlain, Dom Pérignon and Sephora.

“Thank you so much. I wasn’t expecting it at all,” Dojaka said upon accepting her award. Stay tuned for the designer’s first-ever runway show on September 17 at London Fashion Week.

 

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