Highlighting an era of fashion icons: Andam opens its 2023 fashion competition

We invite all fashion innovators and contemporary connoisseurs. It’s your time to shine.

We invite all fashion innovators and contemporary connoisseurs. It’s your time to shine.

The French fashion titan and overall economic force, Andam, has officially opened its doors to unite institutional and significant private actors within the fashion industry, lighting the fire with its Fashion Awards 2023. On a mission to conceptualize strategies and transversal action, the Andam Awards will highlight emerging talents by offering financial and strategic support to contemporary designers. Founded in 1989 by Nathalie Dufour and chaired by Guillaume Houzé, Andam’s sponsor, Andam strives to nurture and sustain the creativity that the luxury industry needs to thrive. Furthermore, by discovering new economic models, the company focuses on finding creative, social, environmental, ethical and political answers to the significant questions that accompany the changing aspects of the fashion industry.

The focus of the Andam Fashion Prize is the opportunity to award French or foreign designers willing to establish a sustainable business in France, thus contributing to the dynamism of the Parisian fashion scene and French industry. In addition to the prize of EUR 300,000 for the main prize winner, the jury will award a special prize of EUR 100,000 to one of the main prize finalists. The edition’s mentor, Riccardo Bellini, President and CEO of Chloé, will offer the two winners a privileged one-year mentorship on the creative and strategic dimensions of their business to develop their label and quickly establish their global reputation. In addition to this main prize, the awards will also be celebrated with the Pierre Bergé Prize (€100,000), the Fashion Accessories Prize (€100,000) and the Fashion Innovation Prize (€100,000).

It is a great honor for Chloé to be the mentor of the Andam Fashion Award 2023 edition. Andam has always been at the forefront of creation and creativity, together with all the jury members we look forward to discovering new inspiring talents and supporting the development of their brands in a challenging global context,shared Riccardo Bellini, President and CEO of Chloé.

Candidates can apply now online at Andam till March 31. The finalists selected by the jury will be announced at the end of May, and the jury meeting and award ceremony will take place on June 29.

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