File: Thebe Magugu attends the "Brave New Worlds" International Fashion Showcase 2019 Award Ceremony during London Fashion Week February 2019 on February 17, 2019 in London, England.
JOHANNESBURG - South African designer Thebe Magugu has won the prestigious LVMH Prize.
The prize was designed to support young fashion designers.
The Kimberley-born fashion designer will receive €300,000 (about R4.9m) and enjoy a one-year mentorship programme the LVMH Group.
Magugu owns his namesake label, THEBE MAGUGU, a brand that specialises in women’s ready to wear.