Wednesday, 13 November 2013

Winners of the 2013 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund announced

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and Vogue magazine announced the recipients of the tenth annual awards from the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund (CVFF). Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne (the duo behind the menswear label Public School)  were the winners of the prestigious award, which, in addition to a cash prize worth $300,000 USD, also includes an element of business mentoring. This year’s runners-up, Juan Carlos Obando and Marc Alary, received $100,000 USD each.

Public School's Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osbourne (center) receiving the 2013 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund; photograph courtesy of CFDA

The CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund was established in 2003 to help emerging American fashion designers. Over the last decade, the scheme has awarded $3.8 million USD to 30 design companies, including 3.1 Phillip Lim, Alexander Wang, Billy Reid, Derek Lam, Joseph Altuzarra, Patrik Ervell, Prabal Gurung, Proenza Schouler, Rodarte, Thakoon and Thom Browne.

Public School Spring/Summer 2014

Public School Spring/Summer 2014

Public School Spring/Summer 2014

Public School Spring/Summer 2014

 

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