Contest

RULES

ANDAM will award, acting through a national commission to a French or foreign designer willing to present his/her collection of garments during the Fashion Week shows in Paris:

250 000 € for the
Grand Prix

90 000 € for the
First Collections Prize

30 000 € for the
Fashion Accessories Prize

Application process

  • 1 From February 9 to April 20, 2015

    The fashion designers submit their application form for the ANDAM Fashion Awards including company information (structure, team, turnovers, points of sales, ...) lookbooks of their previous collections, as well as a business plan describing their business and creative strategies for the next two years.

  • 2 From April 20 to the beginning of May 2015

    Jury members review all applications submitted by eligible candidates and select the nominees who will be announce by press beginning of May.

  • 3 From the beginning of May 2015 to the end of June 2015

    The finalists work closely with the ANDAM team on their final project which will be presented to the jury. They need to enrich their dossier with sketches of their next collection and a detailed business plan explaining the perspectives of strategic development which will be offered to the brand thanks to ANDAM financial support and privileged mentoring.

  • 4 Beginning of July 2015: The jury meeting

    The jury meeting will take place on July 10th, 2015. The nominees are interviewed by and present looks from past or/and prototypes of their upcoming collections to the jury, during 10 to 15 minutes. The two fellowship winners, elected by simple majority, will be officially announced at the end of the Nationale Commission.

  • 5 End of September 2015

    In September will take place the fellowship winners shows and the ANDAM prize ceremony, major events of Paris Fashion Weeks.

Eligibility requirements

Grand prix

The candidate, either French or of another nationality, must:
  • — not have won neither of the two ANDAM grants in 2013 or 2014;
  • — have a minimum of three commercial seasons internationally distributed;
  • — have generated a turnover between €300.000 and € 3 million worldwide in 2014;
  • — own a French company or, if based outside of France, be prepared to set up a French company during the same year as the receipt of the fellowship;
  • — Not sign any exclusivity with any international retailers (department & online boutique) for his/her FW15/16 collection, so that if he/she is part of the 2015 finalists, his/her collection will be available globally (in more than 50 countries) through thecorner.com, the luxury online boutique “Powered by YOOX Group”.

First Collections Prize

The candidate, either French or of another nationality, must:
  • — be under 40 (forty) years of age as of January, 1st, 2015;
  • — own a French company;
  • — have generated a turnover between €300.000 and € 3 million worldwide in 2014;
  • — not have won neither of the two ANDAM grants in 2013 or 2014;
  • — have commercially marketed at least one season;
  • — not have generated a turnover of more than € 500,000 worldwide in 2014;
  • — If he/she is the 2015 First Collection Prize’s winner, organize an event to present his/her Spring-Summer 15/16 & Fall-Winter 2016 in “La Suite” exclusive space, supplied by Les Galeries Lafayette.

Fashion Accessories Prize

The candidate, either French or of another nationality, must:
  • — be under 40 (forty) years of age as of January, 1st, 2015;
  • — own a French company;
  • — not have won any prize with a financial endowment in 2014;
  • — have commercially marketed at least two seasons;
  • — not have generated a turnover of more than € 1,000,000 worldwide in 2014.

Contact

  • Nathalie Dufour+331 44 08 69 07
  • Caroline Tixier+331 44 08 69 07
  • ecrire@andam.fr

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