The International Woolmark Prize has announced the panel of judges for the India and Middle East regional final round to be held in Mumbai on July 3. The judges will decide which two emerging fashion brands will go through to the global final for the men’s wear and women’s wear categories.
The India and Middle East regional final judging panel includes: Imran Amed, Founder and Editor, The Business of Fashion, Anthony Kendal, Global Communications Director, mytheresa.com Peter Ackroyd, Global Strategic Advisor, The Woolmark Company, Priyanka Khanna, Senior Fashion Features Editor, Vogue India and Rahul Mishra, 2013/14 International Woolmark Prize winner.
The 2014/15 edition of the International Woolmark Prize sees the competition extended to include a men’s wear award. Two finalists will be selected from each region – one for men’s wear and one for women’s wear. The five men’s wear finalists will meet at London Collections: Men in January 2015 and the five women’s wear finalists will meet in Beijing in March 2015. The five regional awards will be held in Tokyo, Sydney, Paris, Mumbai and New York.