On Wednesday September 4, the sixth edition of the LVMH Prize for emerging fashion designers was awarded in Paris to South African designer Thebe Magugu, while the Karl Lagerfeld Prize went to Hed Mayner from Israel.
LVMH has created a special new prize for young designers named after Karl Lagerfeld, whose own career was ignited by winning an award. The LVMH Prize's Special Prize will now be known as the Karl Lagerfeld Prize.
Portuguese design duo Marta Marques and Paulo Almeida swapped London for Paris this season, presenting a collection that effortlessly mixed carefree summer vibes with rebel attitude at the French city's Fashion Week.
Marques’ Almeida, the acclaimed winning duo of the 2015 LVMH Prize, will stage its next runway show in Paris this September. It's a coup for Paris, which has attracted a slew of notable international talents of late.
Call it a bumper London Fashion Week; with some epic shows, brilliant displays of experimental fashion; the debut of great heritage brand and a fond farewell to the most successful British designer of this century.