Thebe Magugu wins the 2019 LVMH Prize

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Thebe Magugu wins the 2019 LVMH Prize

Local fashion designer Thebe Magugu has won the 2019 LVMH Prize for young designers. The star makes history as the first African designer to win the prestigious talent prize. Thebe will receive € 300 000 (about R4.8 million) and a year of mentoring from the French luxury group.

Thebe shared his excitement said before: “Winning the prize means the world to me. €300,000 [goes] a very long way. The unemployment rate is 30 percent of the youth in South Africa. That is massive. I want to do my part.”

Thebe Magugu wins the 2019 LVMH Prize. Congratulations!