Posts Tagged ‘CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund’

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 [...]

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, [...]

The CFDA’s Impact, Fifty Years Later

From its inception in 1962, The Council of Fashion Designers of America has played an integral role in the exposure, promotion and subsequent success of fashion designers in the United States. The fashion trade organization grew from the need for respect and recognition for American designers and in its five decades, it has come to [...]

Ten Emerging Talents Compete for A Future in the Fashion Industry

CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund

The ten 2011 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists arrived on the 28th at the Condé Nast offices to begin competition to prove themselves worthy of a $300,000 grand prize. Faced with a panel of ten top-industry professionals, each had 15 minutes to introduce himself or herself and his or her brand, and to impress the judges. [...]

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