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L.A. Toasts CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Finalists

Eva Mendes, Mary-Kate Olsen, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jessica Alba, Diane Kruger and Lily Collins joined CFDA members to honor this year's contenders.

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A pretty crowd gathered in the garden at Chateau Marmont on Friday for a tea and fashion show presented by Frederic Fekkai to fete the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists. “This is the best-looking party I have ever been to,” said stylist Jeanne Yang as she surveyed the crowd.

“The designers were so inspiring,” said Eva Mendes after the show.

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“It’s like we’re looking at the future of fashion,” said Tracee Ellis Ross, who was joined by Jessica Alba, Diane Kruger and Lily Collins.

CFDA members Gela Taylor and Pamela Levy, Juan Carlos Obando, Jeremy Scott, Jasmine Shokrian and Mary-Kate Olsen also came out to toast the talent.

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