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Anthony Vaccarello Wins ANDAM Fashion Prize

Belgian designer to receive 200,000 euro endowment.

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EYE ON THE PRIZE: Anthony Vaccarello, a graduate of La Cambre in Brussels, has scooped up the 2011 ANDAM Fashion Award, enabling him to put on a catwalk show in Paris in October and open a studio in the French capital. The endowment totals 200,000 euros, or $287,800 at current exchange rates. The second prize — 60,000 euros or $86,300 — went to Yiqing Yin, who plans to stage her first runway show on July 7 during couture week in Paris.