American top model Gigi Hadid will be one of nine fashion professionals who will join the expert committee of the seventh edition of the LVMH Award. The model will be also ambassador for the semifinal, which will take place on 27 and 28 February in Paris. Previously composed of 59 experts, including Vogue Paris editor in chief Emmanuelle Alt, models Karlie Kloss and Natalia Vodanova the make-up artist Pat Mac Grath. The LVMH Award committee welcomes nine new fashion and luxury professionals this year. In addition to Gigi Hadid, activist Sinéad Burke, Natalie Kingham, Fashion and Purchasing Director of MatchesFashion, Lauren Santo Domingo, co-founder and Director of Moda Operandi, the Artistic Director Ronnie Cooke Newhouse, the influencer Caroline Daur will be part of the committee , the artistic consultant Leaf Greener, the stylist and journalist Ibrahim Kamara and Jo Ellison, editor in chief of the magazine How to Spend It. On February 27 and 28, the committee of international experts will reveal the names of the 8 designers who will participate in the LVMH Award final, on June 5 at the Louis Vuitton Foundation. The winner will be rewarded with a year of mentorship by a dedicated LVMH team, in addition to € 300,000, while those who will win the Karl Lagerfeld Award in addition to the mentorship year will receive € 150,000.