A. Roege Hove Awarded the Woolmark Prize for Innovation

Copenhagen Fashion Week A Roege Hove Woolmark Prize Winner

CPHFW NEWTALENT supported by CIRCULOSE® alumni wins the Karl Lagerfeld Prize for Innovation at the International Woolmark Prize in Paris

Danish designer Amalie Røge Hove takes away a AU$100,000 prize which she plans to invest in new machines for her studio, as well mentorship and stockist support for her brand. She now joins a prestigious alumni of more than 400 designers and will be presented with commercial opportunities through the Woolmark Company’s Retail Partner Network.

The International Woolmark Prize celebrates Australian Merino Wool — A Roege Hove has been recognised for its modern approach to using wool in production and design. Amalie impressed the jury with her experimentation of the visual perception of the material and high-concept designs, which included a jacket in a 3D grid of transparent squares exposing floating threads inside, all knitted as a single piece.

The winner was selected by a judging panel made up of industry experts including Alaïa creative director Pieter Mulier, Zegna artistic director Alessandro Sartori, Marni creative director Francesco Risso, photographer Tyler Mitchell, and Elizabeth von der Golt, chief executive officer of Browns and chief fashion merchandising officer of Farfetch.

This global award is a massive industry honour and is a confirmation of Amalie’s talent as a designer and an emerging innovator in the fashion industry.