Rihanna joins jury of fashion's prestigious LVMH prize

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Rihanna Fenty. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Bergdorf Goodman)
Rihanna Fenty. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Bergdorf Goodman)

The design trio will join designers and executives in meeting with the eight finalists for the prestigious accolade, which honours and supports young fashion designers across the world. 

The winner of the prize will be announced in Paris on 5 June.

This year's finalists include South Africa's sustainable fashion and textile designer Sindiso Khumalo, as well as designer Peter Do who recently dressed Céline Dion.

READ MORE: We're crossing fingers for another LVMH Prize victory as SA's Sindiso Khumalo makes it onto the 2020 shortlist

Industry leaders have whittled down 20 semi-finalists to a shortlist of eight who will compete for the 300 000 euros (about R5.4 million) grant and a year of support and mentorship.

Compiled by Phelokazi Mbude 

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