Bryanboy’s just tweeted congratulations to this year’s ANDAM nominees.
They’re not even listed on the foundation’s site yet, but they sound more than plausible (and incredibly international): Francesco Scognamiglio, Mark Fast, Alexandre Vauthier, Bouchra Jarrar, Calla Haynes and Hakaan Yildirim.
Carine Roitfeld leads this year’s judging panel with Alber Elbaz, Hilary Alexander, Colette’s Sarah Lerfel, Jefferson Hack and Humberto Leon as well as Renzo Rosso’s Only the Brave and the Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent Foundation. Together they’ll grant the winner over $300,000 (more than the CFDA or BFC emerging desinger awards), mentoring, and the chance to show their collection in Paris.
Recent winners Gareth Pugh and Giles Deacon have benefited immeasurably from the award—and all of the nominees above deserve the attention. The winner will be announced next month.