The Woolmark Company has officially announced the global nominees for the 2014/15 edition of the fashion design award International Woolmark Prize. As a novelty of the upcoming edition, two designers will receive the overall award, one for menswear and one for womenswear. In order to select the ten finalists to participate in the final, five regional awards will be held in Asia, Australia, Europe, India & Middle East and the USA, with each nominee receiving a financial career contribution of almost 34.000€.

On the one hand, the menswear final ceremony will be held in London in January. On the other hand, womenswear finalists will meet in Beijing two months later, in March 2015.

The winners of the International Woolmark Prize will be additionally awarded with roughly 68.000€ to launch their fashion collections. In addition, their garments will be commercialized through international retail partners such as Harvey Nichols (UK), Joyce (China) or 10 Corso Como (Italy), among others.

To view a complete list of all global nominees click here.