We are proud to announce that MATAR founder and lead designer, Hind Matar, has been invited to participate in the The International Woolmark Prize regionals! This prestigious award from The Woolmark Company recognizes outstanding rising talent capable of championing Woolmark’s legacy of design excellence and innovation.
This coveted opportunity is offered to a select set of the world’s finest emerging fashion talents in 6 different regions. From this set of elite talent of the judge’s panel, comprised of top ranking fashion mavens, will select only the designers that have met or surpassed the prize’s criteria; achieving overall innovative sartorial distinction that will take them to the International competition. Past winners of The Woolmark Prize include the illustrious Karl Lagerfeld and Yves Saint Laurent.
It is with gratitude and steadfast commitment to the mission of The Woolmark Company that Hind will pay tribute to the Australian Merino wool industry with her coming capsule collection submission for the regional judging in July 2017.