Australian designer Dion Lee will compete during this week’s London Fashion Week for the prestigious International Woolmark Prize against finalists from China, Belgium, India, Japan and the United States.February 12, 2013 4:07am
Dion Lee's entrant in the Wool Innovation Award for London Fashion Week 2013, shot by Hugh Stewart and styled by Shona Heath, model Sarah Birkett.
Australian designer Dion Lee will compete during this week’s London Fashion Week for the prestigious International Woolmark Prize against finalists from China, Belgium, India, Japan and the United States.
Mr Lee, 26, won what Australian judges called once-in-a-lifetime opportunities by making it to the pointy end of the Woolmark judging.
The full collections will be unveiled at the International Woolmark Prize awards show on Saturday during London Fashion Week.
The six designers from around the globe are competing for the ultimate industry recognition, $102
Images of the International Woolmark Prize finalists were photographed in London last week.
The final judging panel includes Diane Von Furstenberg, Donatella Versace and Victoria Beckham.
‘‘The International Woolmark Prize has gained extraordinary momentum over the past 12 months, generating support and interest across the globe,’’ Australian Wool Innovation chief executive Stuart McCullough said.
‘‘The final will showcase the future of fashion and we are very proud that Merino wool will hold a firm place in that exciting and prosperous future.’’
See www.woolmarkprize.com for more information.
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