The International Woolmark Prize is judged each year by some of the world’s most respected designers, editors and fashion buyers. This year, 10 designers are selected for the final in February. They will present six fully traceable Merino wool looks to a panel of industry experts and leading creatives.
• A-COLD-WALL*, United Kingdom
• BLINDNESS, Korea
• BODE, USA,
• BOTTER, The Netherlands
• Feng Chen Wang, United Kingdom/China
• GmbH, Germany
• Ludovic de Saint Sernin, France
• Matthew Adams Dolan, USA
• Namacheko, Sweden
• Richard Malone, Ireland/UK
The International Woolmark Prize is the world’s leading talent development program and as industry
priorities evolve, so do the expectations of the prize. We see traceability and supply chain integrity as a way to empower brands and customers to make better choices. By ensuring these emerging designers are equipped with the knowledge, support and access to the most advanced supply chain partners, the International Woolmark Prize continues to push the agenda for best practice. – explains The Woolmark Company Managing Director Stuart McCullough
One overall winner will receive AU$200,000 and one designer will receive AU$100,000 for demonstrating outstanding innovation in product or manufacturing. Finalist collections will be available for commercialisation in September 2020 via the International Woolmark Prize retail network which includes Mytheresa.com, Matchesfashion.com, Takashimaya, Lane Crawford and David Jones.