The 12 finalists for the prestigious Andam Fashion Awards have revealed ahead of the final presentation, scheduled for June 29.
The competition features six nominees vying for the Andam Grand Prize of 300,000 euros, along with a special prize of 100,000 euros.
The finalists include Andreādamo, Duran Lantink, Ester Manas, Gauchere, Gmbh, and LGN Louis-Gabriel Nouchi.
Additionally, Avellano, Ouest Paris, and Vaillant have nominated for the Pierre Bergé Prize, which offers a reward of 100,000 euros.
Furthermore, the Accessories Prize, also worth 100,000 euros, has three contenders: Alighieri, Panconesi, and Ruslan Baginskiy.
All finalists will present their projects to a panel of 31 judges, who will determine the winners.
Thus, the selected recipients will not only receive financial support but also benefit from the backing of industry giants.
Balenciaga will grant access to its stock of fabrics and raw materials, Google will provide access to its “Ateliers Numériques” coaching program.
Besides, Longchamp will make its selection of leathers and deadstock fabrics available. Mytheresa will offer working sessions with members of its digital leadership team.
Expressing his appreciation, Riccardo Bellini, president and CEO of Chloé and mentor of the 2023 Andam Grand Prize, commented.
“The jury’s selection for the Andam 2023 edition celebrates the remarkable quality and boundless creativity of the finalists. I wish to extend my gratitude to all the jury members for their invaluable contributions.”