100 000 €
CREATIVE BRAND PRIZE
The candidate, either French or of another nationality, must:
— Own a French company
—Not have won neither of the two ANDAM grants in 2016 nor any other prize with a financial endowment in 2016 or 2017,
— Have commercially marketed at least one season.
— Not have generated a turnover of more than 2 million euros worldwide in 2016
— If he/she is the 2017 First Collection Prize’s winner, organize an event to present his/her Spring-Summer 18 & Fall-Winter 2018 in “La Suite” exclusive space, supplied by Les Galeries Lafayette.
Benefits for the fellowship winner and the finalists
The fellowship winner will receive:
— A global endowment of € 100.000,
— A privileged mentorship from Ruth Chapman, co-founder of MATCHESFASHION.COM, who will advice her/him on her/his digital and commercial strategy, for a one-year duration,
— From Tomorrow London Ltd, the New York, London, Paris, Milan based distribution showroom, a privileged commercial and strategic support. The winner will show in Paris and Milan showrooms and Tomorrow will appoint a Brand Support Sales Manager to promote and sell the collection,
— From Galeries Lafayette, the use of an exclusive space for the presentation of her/his next two collections. Galerise Lafayette commit to buy the two collections of the winner, following the ANDAM grant.
The finalists of the ANDAM First Collections Prize will be offered by:
— Galeries Lafayette, a dedicated meeting to help them understand the department stores’ key planning objectives and positioning.
— IFM, Institut Français de la Mode, a privileged access to the IFM Labels 18-month training program. This 12-month training program is an accelerator for young creative brands. Built on a synergy between training/exchange based group sessions and individual tailored coaching sessions, its aim is to accelerate the growth of young creative labels with high potential, by helping them structure their activity and products offer, clarify their communication strategy and commercial development.
— MAC Cosmetics, assistance for the promotion of the nominees image and notoriety through in-kind make-up support both backstage during Fashion Week as well as makeup artistry and product for other collections, look books and various events throughout the year,
— MATCHESFASHION.COM, the opportunity to present their brands internationally through a global window on their website. MATCHESFASHION.COM‘s teams will meet with them to provide digital and commercial mentorship.
— Swarovski, a dedicated workshop in the Swarovski showroom to discover their products diversity and the creative possibilities crystals offer for a collection,
— An individual monitoring and expertise of Maison des Savoirs-Faire et de la Création for his/her collections management and production control, including selection of manufacturers the most suitable to translate her/his creativity.
Nathalie Dufour +331 45 08 92 75
Caroline Tixier +336 13 14 45 03
The prestigious ANDAM jury gathered together representatives of its private and institutional sponsors as well as fashion professionals know for their outstanding expertise.