PARIS — Smart money: It’s what young designers need, and why fashion prizes are layering on coaching in addition to cash to ensure solid business development.
Dutch designer Iris van Herpen, who catapulted 3-D printing to the fashion forefront with her sculptural dresses, is the latest talent to receive such a boost, having scooped up the 2014 ANDAM Fashion Award. The prize of 250,000 euros, or $341,630 at current exchange, will enable her to grow her brand, which was launched in 2007.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)