2009 July 16
And the Nominees Are...
(NEW YORK) The CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund is a surefire way for young designers to hit the fashion radar in an unforgettable way (previous winners include Alexander Wang and Proenza Schouler’s Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez), and this year’s ten finalists have just been revealed. The winner and two runners-up, who will be announced at a gala on November 16, will be awarded both cash prizes and invaluable mentoring from fashion industry leaders. The finalists are:
Flora Gill and Alexa Adams, of Ohne Titel
George Esquivel, of Esquivel Shoes
Natalie Chanin, of Alabama Chanin
Simon Spurr, of Spurr
Waris Ahluwalia, of House of Waris
Wayne Lee, of Wayne
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