BONJOUR, PARIS: The CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund lined up this season’s designer roster for the fifth edition of its “Americans in Paris” initiative. The 10 designers, all former fund finalists, are Wes Gordon; Patrik Ervell; Greg Chait of The Elder Statesman; A.L.C.’s Andrea Lieberman; Giulietta’s Sofia Sizzi; Daniel Silberman and Justin Salguero of Illesteva, Esquivel Shoes’ George Esquivel; Jennifer Fisher; Juan Carlos Obando, and Jennifer Meyer.
The Tommy Hilfiger-sponsored program is a showcase for emerging designers in the French capital, and the showroom, located at Le 8 Valois, will be open Sept. 28 to 30, during Paris Fashion Week.
This story first appeared in the September 12, 2013 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.