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2019 LVMH PRIZE FOR YOUNG FASHION DESIGNERS

The final of the sixth edition of LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers took place on the 4th September 2019 at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris.

With the LVMH Prize's 6th edition the group confirm its ongoing commitment to supporting young fashion designers and contribute to the future of fashion. The Jury selected the winner of the sixth edition of the LVMH Prize among the eight finalists : Thebe Magugu, 26, South African, based in Johannesburg. The Jury also awarded a special prize, henceforth known as the Karl Lagerfeld Prize, in tribute to the great designer. The recipient of the 2019 Karl Lagarfeld Prize is Hed Mayner, 33, Israeli.

Swedish actress Alicia Vikander, ambassador and friend of the house, winner of an Oscar for best supporting actress in 2016, presented the Prize trophy, a sculpture especially designed by the artist Jean-Michel Othoniel.