Three Canadian Designers Nominated for ANDAM Award

Canadian labels lead the pack of nominees for the prestigious award

Nicolas Andreas Taralis

Photo by Judy Linn

Thomas Tait Spring 2012

Photo by George Pimentel

Calla Haynes Spring 2012

Photo by George Pimentel

Leading Canadian designers Thomas Tait, Calla Haynes and Nicolas Andreas Taralis have just been nominated for the annual ANDAM award. Alongside 4 other finalists (Julien David, Vika Gazinskaya, and Cedric Charlier), the work by the nominees will be judged by a panel of 24 top influencers including’s Nicole Phelps, Humberto Leon of Kenzo and Opening Ceremony, Paris Vogue’s Emmanuelle Alt and many others.

The winner of the prestigious Fashion Award will walk away with a prize worth €600,000 which includes: a buy from top Canadian retailer the Hudson’s Bay Company for Spring 2013, materials from Swarovski and a coveted a mentorship from LVMH CEO Pierre-Yves Roussel.

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