H&M Design Award 2014 Finalists

 Xiao Li, Royal College of Art UK – womenswear



H&M has announced its eight 2014 Design Award finalists.  

The group were chosen from 26 semi-finalists,

studying at different colleges around the world.



12 countries were scoured30 design schools were reviewed . 

Each graduating designer was selected based on their own unique

creativity, technical skills and vision. They were each offered

€5,000 to present their collections in London this past December

to a distinguished international jury, including Vogue‘s Serena Hood,

actress Michelle Dockery, designer Erdem and a street-style favourite

Michelle Harper. The final winner will be announced

on January 28 at 11:00am. 

To find out more about the award, meet the finalists, and vote

for the People’s Prize which offers a three-month internship

at Erdem’s studio, visit designaward.hm.com





Sophie Sälekari, Aalto University FI – womenswear




Devon Halfnight Leflufly, Royal Academy of Fine Arts BE – menswear 




Eddy Anemian, La Cambre BE – womenswear




Jia Hua, Parsons US – womenswear




Lina Michal, Beckmans SE – womenswear





Henriette Tilanus, ArtEZ Institute of the Arts NL – womenswear




Camilla Woodman, Royal College of Art UK – womenswear






Photocredit Lee Wei Swee

 source: vogue.co.uk