While we were slightly dismayed not to see any L.A.-based designers on the list of CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists announced last week, we were happy to see Thaddeus O'Neil's name on the list - for a couple of reasons.
Gypsy Sport, Chromat and Thaddeus O’Neil are among the ten finalists in the running for the $400,000 prize.
In the 12 years since the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund launched, it's helped to turn some big-name brands — including Alexander Wang (2008), Joseph Altuzarra (2011) and Proenza Schouler (2004) — into American design royalty. This year's winner will receive $400,000 to invest in his or... Continue reading
Each year, Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour joins forces with the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) to select the best up-and-comers in US fashion design. The competition, known as the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, awards the lucky winners with cash prizes to develop their brand. Show More Summary
New York-based shoe designer Paul Andrew already has a signature pump (the Zenadia), a CFDA Vogue/Fashion Fund Award, a high-end collection sold at Neiman Marcus and Net-a-porter, and a capsule with J.Crew. In the three years since launching his namesake brand, he's more than hit his stride.
For the fifth year in a row, the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund and J.Crew have released a capsule collection to sell goods from the fund's new designers at a fraction of the price. This year's collection includes bright-blue fringe sandals from shoe designer (and first-place winner) Paul Andrew, a poncho and pale-pink... More »
Tom Mora, J.Crew's head of women's design, tells us how the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund collabs get made.
Orley is growing fast, first expanding beyond just knitwear last season and now embarking on special collaborations with some big names. As the finalist for the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund and part of their Fashion Incubator, Orley has designed… The post Orley Design Italian Silk & Cashmere Knit Accessories for W Hotels appeared first on Selectism.
A shoemaker won first prize, and a jeweler and a knitwear designer were selected as runners-up.
On November 3rd, fashion elite, from designers and actors to models came together for the eleventh annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund dinner, which was hosted by designer Stella McCartney and 'Late Night' host Seth Meyers. The winner for...Show More Summary
Ashley Greene is red hot while attending the 2014 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards held at Spring Studios on Monday (November 3) in New York City. The 27-year-old actress was joined by Joe Jonas and Karlie Kloss, who posed with fashion designer Jason Wu. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Ashley Greene “Had an amazing [...]
Luke Evans is dapper in a suit while attending the 2014 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards held at Spring Studios on Monday (November 3) in New York City. The 35-year-old Welsh actor was joined by Seth Meyers, Victoria’s Secret supermodel Jessica Hart, and Alexa Chung. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Luke Evans Luke just [...]
Nude lipstick was everywhere last Fashion Week, which is great if nude lips are your jam. But if you're the kind who just can't break up with color, the shade Lily Aldridge wore to the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards last night is the perfect compromise. Show More Summary
Last night, Seth Meyers and Stella McCartney hosted the 11th annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards at Spring Studios, which drew everyone from birthday girl Anna Wintour and her daughter, Bee Shaffer, to Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki (who, it should be noted, attended fresh off the heels of running the... More »
At last night's CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund dinner, Peter Copping, the recently appointed creative director at Oscar de la Renta, had a chance to reflect on de la Renta's memorial service, which had taken place earlier that day on the Upper East Side. "It has obviously been very emotional, and today... More »
Stella McCartney was the keynote speaker at last night's CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund festivities, where Paul Andrew won the top honors. McCartney gave a refreshingly frank speech about her career in fashion, opening by saying, "To be honest, I never felt comfortable saying, 'I’m a fashion designer.' Somehow, it never seemed... More »
Thanks to the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards, designers like Alexander Wang and Joseph Altuzarra have become household names. So, if you haven't yet heard of this year's recipient, shoemaker Paul Andrew, you will. Out of ten finalists, he took home the coveted prize - and $300,00 to invest in his label. Show More Summary
Making the most of Monday evening (November 3), Alessandra Ambrosio, Karlie Kloss and Lily Aldridge all made their way to Spring Studios for the 11th Annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards. Joined by Joan Smalls, the marvelous modelsShow More Summary
Last night at Spring Studios, the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund awarded its honors to a crop of young designers. Shoe designer Paul Andrew was the big winner, with Eva Zuckerman, of the jewelry line Eva Fehren, and womenswear designer Ryan Roche receiving runner-up designations. Andrew received a $300,000 prize, with Zuckerman... More »
Emily Ratajkowski is stunning in a black dress while attending the 2014 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards held at Spring Studios on Monday (November 3) in New York City. The 23-year-old supermodel was joined by Victoria’s Secret supermodels Lily Aldridge, Alessandra Ambrosio, and Joan Smalls. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Emily Ratajkowski Serena Williams [...]