Andam announces 13 finalists for its 2022 edition

Andam announces 13 finalists for its 2022 edition

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Who will be taking home the five SwarovskiAndamChanelMytheresaSidney ToledanoLVMHStéphane Ashpool, and choreographer Blanca Li, among others) will select the winners among the 13 finalists. 
“I am very proud of the strong coordination of our private and institutional sponsors, both French and international, who together allowed the Andam Fashion Awards to raise an exceptional €620,000 (including the €70,000 already given to the winner of the Innovation category),” explained Nathalie Dufour

Lukhanyo Mdingi – DR

Seven candidates will compete for the grand prize and the special prize of 300,000 and 100,000 euros, respectively. Last year, British designer Bianca Saunders won the grand prize. This year, the names selected include some already well-known designers, such as South African designer Lukhanyo Mdingi, who won the Karl LagerfeldBotterRushemy BotterLisi HerrebrughNina RicciOttolingerParis Fashion Week

The list of finalists also includes the American women’s ready-to-wear brand Peter Do, launched in 2018 as a multicultural collective that reinterpret tailoring. With their Heliot Emil brand, brothers JuliusFaith ConnexionYiqing YinBalmain

The Juul brothers behind Heliot Emil – DR

Three finalists are in the running for the Pierre Bergé award: Benjamin Benmoyal, who made it to the Paris Fashion Week calendar last year and recently launched a remarkable collaboration with La RedouteGivenchy

The duo behind Boyarovskaya – DR

As for the prize dedicated to accessories, the finalists include 13 09 SR, creative director Serge Ruffieux

Ancuta Sarca – DR

The innovation prize has already been awarded to dye specialist Ever

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