The Woolmark Prize reveals its European judges

The Woolmark Prize reveals its European judges

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This week in Paris, The International Woolmark Prize unveiled its elite judging panel for this year’s European awards

Choosing the winner of the International Woolmark Prize's Europe regional awards  which identifies the most foremost fashion designers — will be some of the continent's finest creatives...

Nina Ricci's creative director Peter Copping and Véronique Nichanian, the artistic director of Hermès menswear, will be two of the judges, with the award ceremony to be held on July 8 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Paris.

Apart from Copping, the other women's wear judges are Anita Barr, group fashion buying director at Harvey Nichols, and Emmanuelle Alt, editor-in-chief of Vogue Paris

Joining Nichanian on the men's jury will be Sarah Andelman cofounder, buyer and creative director of Colette in Paris, Tim Blanks, editor at large of, and James Sleaford, fashion editor in chief at GQ France.

The 2014-15 competition marks the first time there will be one overall winner for women's wear and one for men's wear.