This week's party scene primarily swarmed into the Girard-Perregaux and the Cinema Society–hosted after-party for I'm So Excited, the J.Crew CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Dinner, and the World Chess Hall of Fame's "A Queen Within" exhibition preview. And while it was expected for fashion trifecta Anna Wintour, Jenna Lyons, and Steven Kolb ... More »
For the third year in a row, J. Crew has teamed up with the winner and runners-up of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. If you are unfamiliar with CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, think of it as the American Idol of fashion (during the Simon Cowell days, obviously). Show More Summary
For the third year in a row, J.Crew has collaborated on a capsule collection with the winner and runners-up of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. It's generally a win-win situation for everyone: The designers get national exposure from a huge retailer, customers get access to cool labels at more affordable prices, ... More »
Come May 22, you can shop three J.Crew-exclusive collections, courtesy of 2012 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner Greg Chait, of The Elder Statesman, and runners-up Tabitha Simmons and Jennifer Meyer. This latest collaboration trifecta marks...Show More Summary
The partnership that gave us Prabal Gurung and Joseph Altuzarra at accessible price points is back. For the third year in a row, J.Crew is partnering with the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund to bring industry-recognized excellent design to the...Show More Summary
The turnout for Wes Gordon’s presentation at the Gramercy Theater last night was significantly larger than any of those prior. This could be due to his recent CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund nomination, presence at the Met Ball via Lena Dunham, and/or anointing by Michelle Obama–all things that have happened in the past year. Show More Summary
And they are: Wes Gordon, Michelle Ochs, Carly Cushnie, Suno's Max Osterweis and Erin Beatty, Antonio Azzuolo, Giulietta's Sofia Sizzi, John Patrick, Irene Neuwirth, Dana Lorenz, Libertine's Johnson Hartig, and Illesteva's Daniel Silberman and Justin Salguero. The group is France-bound as part of Tommy Hilfiger's Americans in Paris program, WWD writes. ... More »
Here’s everything you need to know about the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund x Nordstrom collab and why it’s a good idea. Continue reading » Follow Fashionista on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook.
To debut her 2013 resort collection, English-born shoe designer and CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award finalist Tabitha Simmons created a video that captures her striped collection of shoes in motion — in midair, to be precise. "I really wanted to have my shoe come to life, and be in action, so ... More »
CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund runner up and fine jewelry designer to the stars Jennifer Meyer is a fashion week virgin. She’s so crazy, she can’t even dance. Oh and the Tobey she mentions–this guy. Used with permission. MAD LIBS® is owned and licensed for use by Penguin Group (USA) Inc. Continue reading » Follow Fashionista on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook.
Prabal Gurung’s seen so many succesful milestones in his career (dressing the First Lady, a runner-up for the 2010 CFDA / Vogue Fashion Fund, an upcoming Target collaboration) it’s hard to believe Gurung only started his label in February 2009. Show More Summary
Nicholas Kirkwood took home the fourth BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund prize, the Brits' answer to our CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards, WWD writes. Sadly, Mary Katrantzou, Peter Pilotto, Emilia Wickstead, and Roksanda Ilincic went home empty-handed. Kirkwood launched his shoe line in 2005 — presenting it to the fashion press that April ... More »
Sandy Relief Initiative–Raising funds for those impacted by Sandy, Vogue and the CFDA come together for an online auction at charitybuzz.com. Calling on the fashion industry for contributions, many unique [...]
The CFDA team has been pretty busy lately. Tuesday night was the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund event and last night, they feted a huge Sandy relief sale, which is open to the public today until 8pm. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Diane von Furstenberg,...Show More Summary
This week, Greg Chait of The Elder Statesman took home the top prize at the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards, earning a $300,000 investment, mentorship, and the official endorsement of Vogue. The fact that The Elder Statesman’s cashmere...Show More Summary
When Greg Chait of The Elder Statesman was named the winner of the ninth CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund we’re not gonna lie–we were a little surprised. His line of luxurious hand-spun cashmere blankets and knits beat out bigger brands withShow More Summary
Some of these are more successful than others. I love the Vogue Wall of Bushes behind everyone though. First of all, it’s an elegant backdrop for arrival pictures and you know that’s one of the reasons Vogue always uses it. Second, I like to imagine that Anna makes every celebrity compete in a mini Triwizard Read More...
Wow, Miz Ashley Greene is a busy little bee! She started out her week at the Twilight: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 premiere in Los Angeles, then jetted to New York to show off her toned bod at the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards. Come Wednesday, Ashley was spotted hitting the pavement in the Big Apple to promote [...]
CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner Greg Chait with runners-up Tabitha Simmons and Jennifer Meyer Maguire. (Photo: CFDA) Greg Chait has a golden goose. OK, technically it’s a bronze swan, but you get the idea. The French-born, New York-based...Show More Summary
The CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund Awards always attract a fashionable crowd, and last night's bash was no exception. Stars like Alexa Chung, Emma Stone, and Karlie Kloss all showed off enviable outfits that we couldn't get enough of - Emma went for a full Topshop top, TOMTOM earrings and ring, H&M bracelet.