Thomas Tait Wins LVMH Prize

12-12-08.rebecca04 copyThomas-Tait-sketchbook-500x351Thomas-Taittumblr_mzev213IkS1rn12fjo1_1280Congratulations to Montreal-raised Thomas Tait for winning the prestigious LVMH Prize for Young Designers! Catch up on this year’s finalists, and who Tait beat, in our earlier coverage here.

The technically gifted avant-garde designer wins a cash prize of 300,000 euros and a year-long mentorship at the luxury goods giant. The two runner-ups, Hood By Air and Miuniku, were each awarded 100,000 euros. A jury made up of some of the biggest names in contemporary ready-to-wear, including Pack favourites Phoebe Philo, Riccardo Tisci, and Raf Simons, chose Tait from a bevy of young international talent. Check out Tait’s post-win interview with The Business of Fashion here.


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