LONDON — Giles Deacon has been named this year’s winner of France’s ANDAM award, and will show his spring collection during Paris Fashion Week, which runs from Sept. 30 to Oct. 8.
The 160,000 euro, or $226,000, award is for designers under 40 seeking to expand their businesses in France. Previous recipients of the award from the National Association for the Development of the Fashion Arts include Gareth Pugh, Richard Nicoll, Viktor & Rolf and Martin Margiela.
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?"