Saturday, 4 February 2012
And the Winner of H&M's new Design Award for 2012 is....
H&M have created a brand new internationl design award to support talented designers after their graduation.
And the winner of the first ever H&M Design Award is Stine Riis, a 28 year old graduate from the London College of Fashion.
She was announced the winner at Stockholm's Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week where she presented her collection.
Stine wins 50.000 Euros and from September around fifteen pieces from her collection will be sold in selected H&M stores in the UK , Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Sweden and the Netherlands .
The judges for this award were: fashion designer Christopher Kane; fashion journalists Hilary Alexander and Kristopher Arden Houser; fashion blogger Susie Lau; H&M's creative advisor Margareta van den Bosch and H&M's head of design Ann-Sofie Johansson.