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    Inside Maria Cornejo’s Store

    CFDA and Sustainability Committee Member, Maria Cornejo, is committed to environmentally sustainable practices. As a winner of the 2010 CFDA/Lexus Eco Fashion Challenge, Maria dedicates herself to using ecological and sustainable fabrics wherever...

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    Maria Snyder’s Eco Initiatives

    CFDA member, Maria Snyder, is considered a pioneer in the eco-fashion movement.  In the 90’s Felissimo stores announced Maria Snyder as one of the first designers in the world to...

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    The CFDA Travels to Harvard Business School

    On Monday, April 22 the CFDA traveled to Boston to visit Harvard Business School (HBS) and their Luxury & Retail Club.  Steven Alan, along with president of his company, Trish...

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    MONIQUE PÉAN’s Earth Day Initiative

    In honor of Earth Day, April 22, 2013, MONIQUE PÉAN planted 100 trees in India for every individual piece of MONIQUE PÉAN jewelry that was purchased from any domestic retailer. MONIQUE...

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    Spotlight on James Perkins

    In commemoration of Earth Day, the CFDA tapped James Perkins to photograph a series of still images and videos of the 2012 CFDA/Lexus Eco-Fashion Challenge winners: Pamela Love, Melissa Joy...

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    #Winspiration

    W Hotels and the CFDA sent CFDA {FASHION INCUBATOR} designer WHIT on a five day inspiration trip to W Retreat & Spa, Seminyak, Bali. Now it’s your turn: Share what inspires...

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    You Can’t Fake Fashion 2013

    It’s an inexorable truth: you can’t fake fashion. Creativity and inspiration are interwoven into an original design’s seams; take those components away and a design loses all meaning. Yet fashion...

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    Spotlight on Paul Jung

    As part of the CFDA’s mission to support emerging creative talent, the {FASHION INCUBATOR} program established a partnership with the School of Visual Arts and their prestigious Master Fashion Photography...

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    W Hotels Send {FASHION INCUBATOR} Designers Abroad Part 1

    It’s a well-established fact that traveling evokes creativity. Our neurons fire at rapid speed and innovative, inspiring ideas are cultivated when placed in novel environments. In order to help our...

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    Socially Savvy

    On a recent afternoon at the CFDA offices, our {FASHION INCUBATOR} designers and nearly 30 of New York City’s most prominent Social Media masterminds congregated for a Social Media Workshop...

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    An Evening With Diane…

    The best way to learn about any craft is by listening to those who have achieved success by paving their own path. This ethos was ever apparent last night when...

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    John Esty Framing

    New York City is teeming with exquisite works of art which makes searching for the right frames essential. John Esty has made this task infinitely easier with uniquely customized frames...

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