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Six finalists for ANDAM Fashion Award
Jun '11
After reviewing the 45 applications this year, the 22 members of the 2011 judges panel have selected the following six finalists :

Adam Kimmel, Anthony Vaccarello, Commuun, Jeremy Laing, Palmer//Harding, Yiqing Yin

The judges will meet again on June 28 to select the winner of the 2011 ANDAM Fashion Award.

At that meeting, the six finalists will be given the opportunity to present their project to the national commission.

After deliberation, the winner will be chosen by simple majority vote by the following members of the jury:

ANDAM's private partners

• Pierre Bergé, representing the Pierre Bergé and Yves Saint-Laurent Foundation
• Guillaume Houzé, sponsorship director, representing Galeries Lafayette
• Sophie Delafontaine, creative director, representing the house of Longchamp
• Paul Deneve, president and managing director, Yves Saint-Laurent, representing the Gucci Group
• Delphine Arnault, deputy managing director, Christian Dior, representing LVMH
• Giovanni Pungetti, managing director of Maison Martin Margiela and Viktor & Rolf, representing Only The Brave
• Suzanne Timmins, fashion director, representing Hudson's Bay Company
• Nadja Swarovski, vice president international communication and creative director, representing Swarovski

Fashion professionals

• Hilary Alexander, director of the fashion department, The Daily Telegraph
• Emmanuelle Alt, editor in chief, Vogue Paris
• Nathalie Dufour, founder and general director, ANDAM
• Pamela Golbin, head curator, Musée des Arts Décoratifs
• Humberto Leon, co-owner, Opening Ceremony
• Sarah Lerfel, purchasing and creative director, colette
• Virginie Mouzat, fashion journalist, Le Figaro
• Nicole Phelps, executive editor, Style.com
• Jean-Jacques Picart, consultant in fashion and luxury products
• Katell Pouliquen, head of fashion department, L'Express Styles
• Clarisse Reille, managing director, DEFI
• Jean-Pierre Simon, director in charge of plastic arts, Ministry of Culture
• Ralph Toledano, consultant
• Valérie Toranian, editorial director, Elle

Thanks to the generous support of its eight private partners, the ANDAM Fashion Award will be able to grant this year's winner a total of €200,000.

In addition to the ANDAM fellowship, the 2011 winner will also receive:

• An in-kind donation from Swarovski of €10,000 worth of crystals to be used in the creation of the winner's Spring-Summer 2012 collection;
• Mentorship for two consecutive seasons by Ralph Toledano, who will advise the winner in his or her creative, corporate and commercial development;
• From Galeries Lafayette, the use of the department store's “La Suite” space for the installation of a showroom.

The awards ceremony will be held on June 29 starting at 7:00 pm in the reception rooms of the Ministry of Culture in Paris.

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