Beginning in spring, Nordstrom will host pop-up shops in six locations featuring CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund finalists. Expanding their exposure to a wider audience, these pop-up shops will remain open through May.
The latest brand to team up with the Council of Fashion Designers of America/Vogue Fashion Fund is none other than Kate Spade New York. The established American brand will now serve as a mentor to one of the CFDA’s finalists over a three month period.
Anna Wintour and co. will return to SoHo’s Skylight Studio on November 13 to crown this year’s winner of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund.
The Met Gala red carpet strutted into the 21st century with its first-ever live-stream and now the other Oscars of fashion, the 2012 CFDA Awards, will be broadcast on Style.com a day after it’s held on June 4.
The prize that launched the careers of Karl Lagerfeld and Yves Saint Laurent is being relaunched this year for a new generation of designers.
Well, it’s taken seven months, a few strong-worded letters, and more than a couple of threats, but New York’s Council of Fashion Designers of America, London’s British Fashion Council, Milan’s Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana and Paris’ Chambre Syndicale have finally come to a compromise over show dates through 2014.
Call it a fashion foreign exchange program. The CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund will launch a new initiative with China this spring when Proenza Schouler‘s Jack McCullough and Lazaro Hernandez trek out to Shanghai and Shanghai-based designer Uma Wang takes a bite out of the Big Apple.