SA's Thebe Magugu wins esteemed LVMH Prize

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.

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.

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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.

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