Today, the Council of Fashion Designers of America and Vogue selected the 300 finalist for this year’s CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. Founded in 2021 to help emerging designers and foster New York City’s fashion industry, the fund awards grand prizes of $000, and two runners-up $10 , everyone, plus guidance from key members of the fashion industry. The epidemic caused the fund’s competition to be suspended, and the 2021 and 2021 versions will receive cash rewards and mentor guidance for all finalists .
This year’s selection committee includes Condé Nast Chief Content Officer and Vogue Global Editorial Director Anna Wintour, Designer and CFDA Chair Thom Browne, CFDA CEO Steven Kolb, Vogue
‘s Mark Holgate and Chioma Nnadi, Brother Vellies Designer and 15% Pledge founder Aurora James, Saks Fifth Avenue Fashion Director Roopal Patel, Instagram Fashion Partnerships Director Eva Chen, Nordstrom Executive Vice President Sam Lobban, Afterpay & The Next Generation founder Nick Molnar; and model and activist Paloma Elsesser.
and, truly American,” Brown said in a statement. “CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund An important and generous light has been shed in this regard. “
The 10 2023 CFDA/ Vogue Fashion Fund finalists are: Colin LoCascio; Everard Best and Téla D’Amore for Who Decides War; Kozaburo Akasaka for Kozaburo; Melita Baumes Fletcher Kasell and Tanner Richie, founders of Tanner Fletcher; Henry Zankov of Zankov; Angelo Fabricio Urrutía of 4S Design; Rachel Scott of Sami Miró Vintage and Diotima.
in today’s world,” Wintour said. “Not only are they imaginative, but they strive to be thought leaders and community creators, reminding us that fashion means something to everyone. I’m happy to say that this year’s CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists are all these things – and more. My congratulations to our class of