MENTEE PICKS: The mentors for this year’s CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund honorees Joseph Altuzarra, Pamela Love and Creatures of the Wind designers Shane Gabier and Chris Peters are set. Winner Altuzarra’s mentor is Calvin Klein Inc. president and chief executive officer Tom Murry. Runner-up Love will be mentored by Harry Winston president and ceo Frédéric de Narp, while Gabier and Peters will be guided by Rag & Bone duo David Neville and Marcus Wainwright. In addition to the cash prize, the fashion fund comes with business mentoring from an industry professional to help the emerging designers in many areas of business.
December 14, 2011