The pioneering MAN project was established in 2005 by TOPMAN and Fashion East when it was the first menswear scheme of its kind. MAN has launched and supported brands including: Kim Jones ( Louis Vuitton), JW Anderson, Christopher Shannon, James Long, Aitor Throup, Martine Rose, Matthew Miller, Agi & Sam, Astrid Andersen, Craig Green, Bobby Abley, Liam Hodges, Wales Bonner, Charles Jeffrey and more.
MAN recipients are selected by a panel of industry experts including: Ben Reardon, Creative consultant; Charlie Porter, Financial Times; Luke Day, GQ Style; Lulu Kennedy, Fashion East; Sam Lobban, Mr Porter; Tim Blanks, Business of Fashion.
Fashion East is a pioneering non-profit initiative established in 2000 by Lulu Kennedy and The Old Truman Brewery to nurture, develop and showcase emerging designers through the early stages of their career and has launched London's top design talent.
MAN designers for Spring/Summer 2019: