Women’s Wear Daily
04.19.2014
fashion-scoops
fashion-scoops

Dorchester Unveils Fashion Prize

Yasmin Le Bon, Stephen Jones and Giles Deacon gathered at the Dorchester Hotel for a new fashion prize.

fashion-scoops/news
View Slideshow
Yasmin Le Bon

Yasmin Le Bon

Photo By Philip Berryman

Most Recent Articles In Fashion Scoops
Most Recent Articles In Fashion Scoops

NEW MONEY: “There’s something about new talent: You can almost smell it,” Manolo Blahnik mused at the launch of the Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize at London’s Dorchester hotel. “You can tell immediately which person is different,” added Blahnik, who is one of the judges along with Yasmin Le Bon, Stephen Jones, Giancarlo Luca, Giles Deacon and Elizabeth Saltzman. The annual international award is for young fashion talent and includes a bursary of 25,000 pounds, or $38,400. Winners also will be offered a launch event in any one of the Dorchester Collection’s hotels. The new prize kicks off in London for U.K.-based designers, and will relocate to a different capital each year. The closing date for 2010 entries is May, and the first winner will be revealed in November. The 2011 prize will be held in New York and offered to designers there. Dorchester Collection hotels include the Beverley Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, Le Meurice in Paris, The New York Palace in New York and the Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan.

View Slideshow
load comments

ADD A COMMENT

Sign in using your Facebook or Twitter account, or simply type your comment below as a guest by entering your email and name. Your email address will not be shared. Please note that WWD reserves the right to remove profane, distasteful or otherwise inappropriate language.

Ads by Google

Newsletters
Newsletters

Sign upSign up for WWD and FN newsletters to receive daily headlines, breaking news alerts and weekly industry wrap-ups.

Publications

ArticleFinder

Fashion


Choose By

Clear

How it works

Close

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.


Or