Independent global fashion showcase, On|Off in partnership with Land Rover have announced design duo, Cunnington and Sanderson as the winners of its On|Off Land Rover Visionary Award. The award created in 2006 helps to promoteand showcase new design talent and support their businesses, and the duo will receive £5000 cash injection towards their business, specialist support in creating their first ever international catwalk show on the On|Off Paris schedule at Espace Commines and invaluable one-to-one mentoring sessions with the panel members.
year’s winners were selected by a panel featuring the likes of Lee Lapthorne - Owner and Founder of On|Off, Tuuli, Katie Grand, Brigitte Stepputtis - Head of Vivienne Westwood’s Couture Operations, Roksanda Ilincic, and Jane Shepherdson.
Cunnington and Sanderson commented on their success, "We are very happy to have been selected for the On|Off Land Rover Visionary Award. We are delighted to have this amazing opportunity to showcase our Amygdala Collection during Paris fashion week."
“I'm really thrilled to be asked in the selection for On|Off. I've always respected their taste in designers and think they have a completely unique vision, which is interesting and slightly subversive,” said Katie Grand. “This year's winner, Cunnington and Sanderson are new stars in the making. Their presentation was professional and thought provoking.”
Previous Visionary Award winners have included some of the leading UK-based fashion names: Charlie Le Mindu, Louise Amstrup, Hannah Marshall, Sinha Stanic and Peter Pilotto.
Image: Cunnington and Sanderson