Jason Wu, Neil Barrett and Juun.J to judge International Woolmark Prize


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The International Woolmark Prize continues to attract industry support with the announcement of acclaimed designers Jason Wu, Neil Barrett and Juun.J to sit alongside key industry representatives including fashion author, editor and consultant André Leon Talley; Vogue Italia Editor-in-Chief Franca Sozzani; TOPMAN Creative Director Gordon Richardson; and British GQ Editor Dylan Jones for the upcoming regional awards which start next week in Milan.

Click the links below for the full list of regional judges:

June 28: Europe
July 5: British Isles
July 6: Australia & New Zealand
July 12: Asia
July 15: India, Pakistan & Middle East
July 19: USA

"With more than 75 designers selected from 62 countries, this year's edition of the International Woolmark Prize is the biggest one yet," explains The Woolmark Company Managing Director Stuart McCullough. "The award continues to highlight the most innovative and modern interpretations of Australian wool at the hands of the world's most promising design talents.

"Our esteemed judging panels and mentors will no doubt provide expert advice to each of the nominees which is invaluable at this stage of their careers. The continued support from industry heavyweights, governing bodies and the world's most influential retailers cements the importance of the International Woolmark Prize on the world stage."

The Woolmark Company is pleased to have the support of Wine Australia as the official drinks partner, along with TONI&GUY and makeup by MAC for the 2016/17 International Woolmark Prize.

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