A. Roege Hove: finalist for 2023 International Woolmark Prize

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A. Roege Hove announced as one of eight finalists for 2023 International Woolmark Prize

Congratulations to A.Roege Hove, alumni of the CPHFW NEWTALENT program supported by Circulose ®, for her nomination to the International Woolmark Prize for 2023.

CPHFW is thrilled for Amalie and so proud of her trajectory since her debut showcase within the CPHFW Talent slot for AW22. This nomination is a confirmation of her talent as a designer and an emerging innovator to the fashion industry from the Nordic landscape into the world's scope.

The globally leading fashion award and talent development program will award each 2023 finalist AUD$60,000 for the development of a Merino wool collection and will be supported by the program's education and mentoring initiative, the Innovation Academy, which includes mentoring from industry leaders.

One finalist will be awarded the International Woolmark Prize and receive AU$200,000 to invest in the development of their business. The Karl Lagerfeld Award for Innovation will be awarded to another finalist, with the winner receiving AU$100,000. The Woolmark Supply Chain Award will also be presented, celebrating outstanding contributions from a trade partner driving wool supply chain innovation.

Mentors inclusive of Holli Rogers, Chief Brand Officer, Farfetch; Gabriella Karefa-Johnson, Global Fashion Editor-at-Large, Vogue and Stylist; Sara Sozzani Maino, Scouting and Educational Initiatives Advisor Vogue Italia & International Brand Ambassador Camera Nazionale Della Moda Italiana; Sinéad Burke, Educator and Advocate; Shaway Yeh, Founder YehYehYeh and Group Style Editorial Director Modern Media Group; and Tim Blanks, Editor-at-Large, Business of Fashion.

2023 International Woolmark Prize finalists are:

A. Roege Hove, Denmark

Blue Marble, France

Lagos Space Programme, Nigeria

Marco Rambaldi, Italy

Maxxij, South Korea

Paolina Russo, UK

Rhude, USA

Robyn Lynch, Ireland