New York based clothing brand PUBLIC SCHOOL was announced the winner of the 2014/2015 International Woolmark Prize during the inaugural men’s award held on schedule at London Collections:Men.
|Designers Maxwell Osborne (left) & Dao-Yi Chow (right) with model in centre|
Judging panel included designer Paul Smith, Editor-at-Large for Style.com Tim Blanks and British GQ Editor Dylan Jones.
|Left to right: Dylan Jones, Paul Smith, designers Maxwell Osborne & Dao-Yi Chow with Woolmark MD Stuart McCullough|
PUBLIC SCHOOL ‘s merino wool collection was based on craftsmanship and showcased the natural characteristics of Merino wool. The designers explained:” It feels unbelievable to win the prize. Wea re the first US winners in the competition so we are really proud and it’s incredibly meaningful to us.”
The collection will be available globally from August 2015