This year’s event included an Innovation award.
The display will include a capsule men’s wear collection, marking the start of her new yearlong partnership with The Woolmark Co.
The Tokyo-based designer will become the textile company’s first wool ambassador from Japan.
The collection will be comprised of Australian Merino wool outerwear, skiwear and performance apparel.
The winner will also exemplify the most exciting approach to help reduce its social and environmental footprint.
Juxtaposing Scabal tailors, a custom motorcycle maker and a Michelin-star chef, the film promotes the art of traditional craftsmanship.
The two U.S. winners will go up against the winners from five other regions.
The company will host the global final in Paris on Jan. 23.
Civic is an expansion to performance wear, combining fashion and function by tailoring the collection to meet the demands of its customers’ active lifestyles.
Deanna Fanning and Hannah Tan each have been awarded a financial grant and a six-month internship at a fashion company in the U.S. or Europe.
Artist Janice Arnold’s exhibition runs from lacy wisps of wool to rocklike slabs, showing wool felt’s extremes.
Beginning Thursday, the traveling exhibition will arrive at the WP store in Milan and continue to global flagships in London, Berlin, Amsterdam, New York, and Tokyo.