“And the winner is” never seems to lose its kick, and apparently a little arm twisting can sometimes help land names on the nominees’ ballot for the CFDA fashion awards.
Just as the Oscars and the Tony Awards have their share of pre-show politics, so does the Council of Fashion Designers of America awards. E-mail testimonials, friendly words of advice, mailing look books for points of reference and making the party rounds are among the tactics adopted by those angling for recognition from their peers.
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