Botter is the winner of 2022 Andam Fashion Award
by Modem – Posted July 01 2022
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Botter, the brand designed by Lisi Herrebrugh and Rushemy Botter (previously artistic directors at Nina Ricci), wins the 2022 Andam Fashion Award, receiving receives 300,000 euros. The winner, announced during a ceremony at the Palais-Royal in Paris and hosted by the French minister of culture Rima Abdul Malak, was chosen among 13 finalists who presented individually their business and creative project to the 33 jury’s members. London-based womenswear brand Robert Wun wins the first edition of the Special Prize, taking home a cash award of 100,000 euros.

For the following year, Botter and Robert Wun will also benefit from a privileged mentorship by Bruno Pavlovsky, President of Chanel's Fashion, on both the creative and strategic dimensions of their business, in order to develop their label and strengthen their international reputation.

The other two winners are: Bluemarble Paris, a Paris-based menswear label founded by designer Anthony Alvarez, takes home the Pierre Bergé Prize of 100,000 euros focusing on young French companies, and Paris-based jewelry designer Dolly Cohen won the Accessories Prize, which worth 50,000 euros.

“Bluemarble typifies how brands today need to be developed around communities with clear intent. Anthony Alvarez has done this through the superpowers of pure creative talent, and contagious positive energy," said Stefano Martinetto, founder and ceo of Tomorrow. "I am delighted to have the chance to work alongside Anthony and his team in the coming year and in helping him to scale his brand to be as big as his dreams.”

Founded in 1989 by Nathalie Dufour, Andam unites and coordinates the institutional and private players of the fashion industry to develop strategic and transversal actions in favour of young designers and Paris influence, as the world’s fashion capital. All candidates for Andam's grand prize can have origins of any nationality, but must have a French company or set one up during the same year as the receipt of the scholarship.

See also:

2022 Andam Fashion Award Finalists

Emerging talents to watch at Paris Fashion Week

Photo: Botter, fall 2022. Photo: Courtesy of Andam @ Luca Tombolini

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