- Region USA, Final Judging Panel
- Participation 2015/16, 2016/17
Fashion consultant and International Woolmark Prize mentor
Fashion industry veteran Julie Gilhart is a creative business consultant for a concentrated, influential set of fashion clients that includes Amazon.com and Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy. Previously, she was Senior Vice President, Fashion Director at Barneys New York for 18 years, where she oversaw creative, design, and business direction.
Across the years Julie has been recognised by her peers for her ability to identify and cultivate new fashion talent, as well as create interesting projects and collaborations that speak to both an established and a new customer. She is currently developing the means to leverage these capabilities for more responsible sourcing, production and consumerism in the world of fashion.