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Matthew Miller among nominees for International Woolmark Prize

Liam Hodges, Le Kilt, Sadie Williams and Matthew Miller are among the British nominees for the International Woolmark Prize.

Hodges and Miller have been nominated in the menswear category, alongside Phoebe English Man, while Le Kilt and Williams have been selected in the womenswear category, which also names Helen Lawrence and Roberts Wood.

The 65 global nominees will each receive AU$2,000 (£1,158) to help complete their submission pieces, ahead of the regional finals in Dubai, London, Milan, New York, Seoul and Sydney throughout July.

Each regional menswear and womenswear winner will this year receive AU$70,000 (£40,538) to go towards their final collection and the prize for the two eventual winners is AU$200,000 (£115,823) each.

The Woolmark Company has also created an Innovation Award to celebrate the most unique and creative fabric or yarn development from a textile mill using wool. The winner will receive AU$100,000 (£57,926).

 

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