2013 will see the expansion of the Asia region which will now cover China, Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea and the Indian region will now include UAE, Pakistan and Lebanon, as the prize continues to search the globe, uncovering the world’s best wool designers.
Enrolling the support of the most important regional nominating bodies ensures that the best designers are uncovered from all countries involved in the competition. With the expansion into Asia some of the most influential and prominent groups have thrown their support behind the project:
Fusing eastern and western sartorial codes, SUKETDHIR’s winning collection for the 2015/16 International Woolmark Prize is truly unique
One half of 2014/2015 International Woolmark Prize Asia Region winning label VMAJOR, Victor Zhu, discusses the business of fashion