AMIRI, has just announced the finalists for its prestigious 2023 AMIRI Prize. From nearly 1,000 global applicants, nine standout creatives have emerged, selected by Mike Amiri and an illustrious panel including: Colm Dillane, Gabriella Karefa-Johnson, Law Roach, Lucia Liu, June Ambrose, Rocco Liu, Salehe Bembury, Samuel Ross, and Will Welch.
These finalists are:
- Abdel El Tayeb, El Tayeb Nation
- Dorian Who, Dorian Who
- Ekwerike Chukwuma, WUMAN
- Grace Ling, Grace Ling
- Keith Herron, Advisry
- Li Gong, 8ON8
- Lukhanyo Mdingi, Lukhanyo Mdingi
- Luke Zhou & Mike Huang, LUKEWARMPEOPLE
- Maxwell Osborne, anOnlyChild
Instituted in 2021, the AMIRI Prize stands as a beacon for nurturing emerging talent in the fashion world. This year’s victor will enjoy a generous $100,000 prize and the unparalleled opportunity of mentorship under Mike Amiri, leveraging the brand’s expansive resources. As AMIRI continues its mission, it firmly places the spotlight on the industry’s most promising voices.