Los Angeles designers Brian Wolk, Claude Morais, Zaid Affas, Jasmin Shokrian, Erin Fetherston and more toasted “American Runway” by Moore.
A total of $90,000 was awarded to emerging designers with businesses zero to three years old.
Like the Grammys or the Oscars, the CFDA wants to encourage the nominating guild “to really look at the full spectrum of talent” with the aim of representing the fashion industry’s inclusivity and diversity.
Ahlem Manai-Platt of Ahlem, Becca McCharen-Tran of Chromat, Victor Glemaud and Jordan Askill will be among those presenting.
The summit takes place Thursday and Friday at the Crosby Street Hotel in New York.
WWD, Variety and the CFDA’s event drew Alison Brie, Olivia Munn, Serayah and more; Vera Wang shared that the red carpet “changed my business.”
Jahleel Weaver and others at a recent Google and CFDA panel put Rihanna at the center of a discussion on diversity in fashion.
The survey is titled “The Glass Runway.”
What do these three designers have in common? They are making inventive clothes with a distinct point of view.
Recipients were reminded that sexual assault — “any involuntary sexual act in which a person is threatened, coerced, or forced to engage against their will” — is a crime.
A new study looks at how the message from fashion shows ripples out to consumers.