Posts Tagged ‘CFDA’

New York Fashion Week — Why We Love The Row

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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen may have begun their careers as the adorable Michelle Tanner on Full House, but the twins have left that behind and have risen to be some of the most successful and revered American style icons. The Row is not the Olsen’s first fashion line–at the age of 12 the girls launched [...]

New York Fashion Week — Why We Love Rodarte


Over-the-top, fantasy, futuristic, esoteric—these are just some of the words used to describe the Mulleavy sisters’ designs, and we love what they do. These California creatives bring magination par excellence to the world of fashion. Kate–born in 1979, and Laura–born in 1980, grew up next to the ocean and forests in Aptos, California—which may explain [...]

New York Fashion Week — Why We Love Tommy Hilfiger


Famous for Americana branding, known for polo and rugby shirts, helmed by an iconic designer who is revered for his talent and loved for his peppy upbeat persona, Tommy Hilfiger is one label that continually produces applause-worthy collections. Tommy Hilfiger is not only a fashion luminary, but also a brilliant entrepreneur and a true testament [...]

New York Fashion Week — Why We Love…Derek Lam…Full Steam Ahead


Derek Lam is a visionary. He began his journey over 20 years ago, rising to great heights as a designer, and now he’s building an even bigger footprint in the global fashion industry with strategic assertiveness. Lam—a Chinese-American who grew up in San Francisco, the scion of parents (and grandparents) in the fashion business, attended [...]

New York Fashion Week – Why We Love….3.1 Phillip Lim

Phillip Lim

He may be 3.1 Phillip Lim but in our book he’s a “10.” The first time we encountered Philip Lim was two years ago–in LA, at a Gilt Groupe party—Lim was in a joyous, ebullient mood. Laughing and almost skipping around his North Robertson boutique, he pulled out one great piece after another to show [...]

Diane von Furstenberg to Continue Reign as CFDA President – Set to Take Paris By Storm


At a board meeting on Thursday, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) unanimously voted to extend Diane Von Furstenberg’s presidency for the next four years, through 2016. “The board’s unanimous decision to ask Diane to stay on as president is a testament to the great growth the CFDA has had under her leadership. [...]

CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Chooses Top Ten Finalists

Top 10 finalists

On Wednesday, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and Vogue magazine announced 10 finalists for the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund’s grand prize winner. The winner will receive a grand prize of $300,000 while the runner-up receive $100,000. This year’s finalists include four womenswear designers, four menswear designers and two accessories designers, including Wes Gordon, Tanya Taylor, Paul Andrew, [...]

NEWS FLASH! Lupita Nyong’o Brings More Starpower to CFDA Awards


Another blazing hot talent–People magazine’s Most Beautiful Person of the Year—Lupita Nyong’o will be on hand at the already star-studded Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Fashion Awards event on 2 June.

Rihanna to Get Award at CFDA Gala– “Oscars” of Fashion


Pop star Rihanna “RiRi” will receive the Fashion Icon Award from The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) at their Annual Gala on 2 June in New York. CDFA President Diane von Fürstenberg and CEO Steven Kolb lauded Rihanna for her exciting contributions to the fashion industry, as well as for her philanthropic partnership [...]

CFDA Honorees And Nominees Announced!

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Thought awards season was over after the Oscars? Think again! Rising stars of the fashion world took Manhattan’s Bowery Hotel by storm on Tuesday night for the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards Announcement Party.  Diane Von Furstenberg, Nadja Swarovski, and Steven Kolb hosted the event, entertaining some of the industry’s biggest names such as Anna Wintour, Carolina Herrera, and Michael [...]

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