250 000 €
The candidate, either French or of another nationality, must:
— Not have won neither of the two ANDAM grants in 2015 or 2016 nor any other prize with a financial endowment in 2016.
— Have a minimum of three commercial seasons internationally distributed
— Have generated a turnover between €100.000 and € 8 million worldwide in 2016.
— 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.
Benefits for the fellowship winner and the finalists
The fellowship winner will receive:
— A global endowment of € 250.000,
— Mentorship for one season by Francesca Bellettini, CEO Maison Yves Saint Laurent, who will advise the winner in her/his creative, corporate and commercial development,
— An in-kind donation from Swarovski of 10K euros worth of crystals to be used within the year following her/his fellowship,
— Guidance from MAC Cosmetics to help develop her/his international awareness,
— An individual monitoring and expertise of Maison des Savoirs-Faire et de la Création for her/his collections management and production control, including selection of manufacturers the most suitable to translate her/his creativity.
The finalists of the ANDAM Fashion Award will be offered by:
— 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.
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.