Nensi Dojaka, right.
Photo: Saskia Lawaks/Courtesy of LVMH
On Tuesday morning, Albanian womenswear designer Nensi Dojaka rose above some 1,900 applicants from 110 countries to win the 2021 edition of the LVMH Prize for Young Designers, which includes a €300,000 grant and a yearlong mentorship.
Since its founding in 2014, the LVMH Prize has promised to provide emerging talent from around the world with funding and insider connections. For young fashion designers trying to make their way in the industry, both are invaluable. Past winners include Thebe Magugu, Marine Serre, and Grace Wales Bonner. Last year, however, was an