NEW YORK — The judges for the International Woolmark Prize were to be revealed tonight at a party hosted by Harper’s Bazaar and Esquire. The U.S. regional awards take place in New York on July 14.
The judges are Malcolm Carfrae, executive vice president and chief communications officer of Calvin Klein Inc.; Ariel Foxman, editor of InStyle; Eric Jennings, vice president and men’s fashion director for Saks Fifth Avenue; Steven Kolb, chief executive officer of the Council of Fashion Designers of America; Michelle Lee, director, Americas at The Woolmark Co.; Colleen Sherin, senior fashion director at Saks; Stefano Tonchi, editor in chief of W, and David Granger, editor in chief of Esquire. A women’s fashion designer will be added to the judging panel.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"