Shop tip finalists for a CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund
November 17, 2014 - fall Denim
By LEANNE ITALIE
NEW YORK (AP) – Luxury shoe engineer Paul Andrew walked divided a leader Nov. 4 for a Council of Fashion Designers of America/Vogue Fashion Fund Award, though there were 10 tip finalists travelling many areas of a industry.
The British-born, New York-based Andrew competed opposite a milliner, a purse maker, an eyewear designer, a knitwear dilettante and a sportswear lover, among other up-and-comers deliberate a many heterogeneous category in a award’s 11-year history.
Making it to a finals is a large understanding as hundreds try for a $300,000 grant, and a year of mentoring by a seasoned pro. Two runners-up perceived $100,000 any and a year of help. Here we benefaction one gifty object per finalist.
PAUL ANDREW: He worked for Donna Karan, Calvin Klein and Alexander McQueen for over 15 years heading adult to his large moment. His tassel ankle bootie in python comes in a gratifying poppy red, $1,595.
RYAN ROCHE (runner-up): Raised in Idaho and formed in upstate New York, Roche transitioned from childrenswear to dainty knits for women. She mostly uses a women’s mild in Nepal. Her fluffy cashmere cardigan in dark lavender has far-reaching tantalizing during a wrists, $725.
EVA FEHREN (runner-up): Eva Fehren is New York City local Eva Zuckerman and her business partner, Ann Gorga. She takes impulse from a quirks and design of a city. Her dagger match is finished of 18 karat blackened white bullion with white diamonds, $3,700.
GREY ANT: Grant Krajecki, also in New York City, gave adult conceptualizing garments to concentration particularly on eyewear. Beyonce, Rihanna and Lady Gaga are among his clients. He manufactures in singular quantities and likes to reinterpret a classics. Krajecki’s Embassy eyeglasses are a uninformed take on aviators in matte china with brownish-red lenses, $390.
EDIE PARKER: Brett Heyman, who founded Edie Parker, is a acrylic purse queen, charity fun, musty and superb shapes. Her Minnie Halfhalf facilities china confetti on one side and plain black on a other, with an interior mirror, $995.
WES GORDON: This was a second time a Atlanta-bred womenswear engineer finished it into a CFDA/Vogue Top 10. Educated during Central Saint Martins in London, he interned during Oscar de la Renta and Tom Ford. His designs sing immature elegance. An open basketweave cardigan coupler was finished in black and white, $1,990.
SIMON MILLER: He relies on Japanese textiles and is famous for denim and hand-dyed indigo. Miller designs for group and women, with a New York salon and a Los Angeles denim studio. He does a friendly navy blue nap flannel check work shirt (think a new lumbersexual) for men, $365.
TANYA TAYLOR: She pairs girly florals with neon immature Mongolian fur trims, or a black leather overcoat with splendid yellow collar and cuffs. There’s a childish merriment in a lead china ditch in a imitation of cameras, $1,195.
ORLEY: Guys can wear playful, too. Brothers Matthew and Alex Orley, along with Matthew’s wife, Samantha Orley, run this knit-driven menswear brand. They’ve finished full-on aqua, spare trousers in white and moss green, and some-more classic-color V-neck sweaters and polo shirts. They do men’s accessories, too, like an Italian merino weave headband in a reversible jacquard pattern, $245.
GIGI BURRIS MILLINERY: Burris is on a goal to safety oppulance headgear. She’s a Florida local who complicated in Paris and apprenticed with couture milliner Leah Chalfen. Now in New York City, she works frequently with stylists and has a luminary following, including Angelina Jolie and Rihanna. Her Dauphine cocktail shawl is a hand-cut felt climax with peacock flue feathers and swinging Swarovski clear trim, $400.
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