The young London-based Grace Wales Bonner was named the winner of the LVMH Young Fashion Designers 2016, which took place in Paris. A journey through the time, continents and cultures. Thanks to its versatility, she beat over seven other competitors.
This year’s jury consisted of fashion icons such as J. W. Anderson, Nicolas Ghesquière, Marc Jacobs, Karl Lagerfeld, Humberto Leon and Carol Lim, Phoebe Philo and Riccardo Tisci. « Grace Wales Bonner impressed us with its refined forms and hybrid forms that combine European and African style. I congratulate her on this outstanding achievement, » said Delphine Arnault, Director and Executive Vice President of Louis Vuitton.