Do you know the International Woolmark Prize?
“The International Woolmark Prize is a fashion design award that identifies the most important designers of the future whilst highlighting the modernity of Merino wool within their collections. The initiative crosses borders and cultures by recognising outstanding new talent from emerging and established fashion hotspots around the globe including: Australia, Asia, Europe, Middle East, USA.”
The 2012 winner is the european Christian Wijnants.
But there are other 5 finalists from each spots that also developed collections for the Prize show. They are Dion Lee (Australia), Ban Xiao Xue (China), Pankaj & Nidhi (India), Dressedundressed (Japan) and Sophie Teallet (USA).
Here are some photos of the show, but you can check all of them here.