With the LVMH Prize's 6th edition, the group confirms its ongoing commitment to supporting young fashion designers and contributing to the future of fashion. The Jury selected the winner of the sixth edition of the LVMH Prize among the eight finalists: Thebe Magugu, 26, South African, based in Johannesburg. The Jury also awarded a special prize, henceforth known as the Karl Lagerfeld Prize, in tribute to the great designer. The recipient of the 2019 Karl Lagarfeld Prize is Hed Mayner, 33, Israeli.
Swedish actress Alicia Vikander, ambassador and friend of the house and winner of an Oscar for best supporting actress in 2016, presented the Prize trophy, a sculpture especially designed by the artist Jean-Michel Othoniel.