Green Designers Shortlisted for CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund

CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund photo

Photo credit: Council of Fashion Designers of America

Our heartiest congratulations to Natalie "Alabama" Chanin (her second nomination) and Monique Péan for making the top 10 finalists for the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. The competition, now in its sixth year, offers up-and-coming American fashion talents cash prizes and mentorship opportunities from industry insiders.

"We had very strong applicant pool this year, particularly among the jewelers," says Anna Wintour, Vogue's editor-in-chief. "The 10 finalists we selected are a talented, diverse group, who are building healthy independent businesses in challenging times."One winner and two runners-up will be announced at a gala on November 16 in New York City. 
The finalists are:

ALABAMA CHANIN — Natalie Chanin
ESQUIVEL SHOES — George Esquivel
GARY GRAHAM — Gary Graham
HOUSE OF WARIS — Waris Ahluwalia
MONIQUE PEAN — Monique Péan
OHNE TITEL — Flora Gill and Alexa Adams
PATRIK ERVELL — Patrik Ervell
SOPHIE THEALLET — Sophie Theallet
SPURR — Simon Spurr
WAYNE — Wayne Lee

Previous winners have included Rogan Gregory of Rogan.

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