PARIS — Alexander Wang has been named winner of the 2009 Swiss Textiles Award, scooping up 100,000 euros, or about $150,000 at current exchange, to go toward international development.
Wang was up against five other international designers who took their spring/summer collections to Zurich Thursday to compete for the prize, presented by the TVS Swiss Textile Federation. The other finalists were: Peter Pilotto, Erdem, Thakoon, Alexis Mabille and Ohne Titel.
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