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    Remembering Koos Van Den Akker

    Koos Van Den Akker, longtime CFDA Member and industry friend, died Tuesday afternoon at Mt. Sinai Beth Israel Hospital in New York. The cause was cancer. The designer was 75....

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    DVF, Steven Kolb on Health and Diversity

    Dear Friends, As we approach New York Fashion Week, let’s remember that beauty is health and health is beauty.  It is also important to remember that beauty is diversity and...

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    CFDA Celebrates Black History Month

    Liya Kebede of Lemlem, Edward Wilkerson of Lafayette 148 New York and Carly Cushnie of Cushnie et Ochs. The CFDA couldn’t think of three better designers to honor during Black History Month this February. They...

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    Fashion Calendar Subscriber?

    The official CFDA New York Fashion Week schedule is complete. All confirmed shows and presentations are listed on the grid, with event details on www.FashionCalendar.com. Please read below for a...

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    Parsons to Honor Marc Jacobs

    Years before his groundbreaking grunge collection for Perry Ellis, Marc Jacobs was a student at Parsons School of Design. It was during that time, in the Eighties, when Jacobs famously...

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    Second Round of FMI Winners Announced

    In collaboration with the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), the CFDA is excited to announce the second round of winners of the Fashion Manufacturing Initiative (FMI) grant program,...

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    Remembering Vince Camuto

    Vince Camuto, the widely respected business leader and shoe designer, passed away Wednesday night in his home in Greenwich, Connecticut at the age of 78.  Camuto was behind the Vince Camuto brand,...

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    Fashion Calendar is Live!

    Sort, filter, schedule, map, attend… the Fashion Calendar is live! After CFDA’s acquisition of the Fashion Calendar back in October, we have been working with creative agency Sideways on digitizing not only...

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    Public School takes the Woolmark Prize

    Congratulations to Public School! The design duo was announced as the winner of the 2014/2015 International Woolmark Prize, during the inaugural men’s award held during the London Collections: Men. A...

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    Remembering Mary Ann Restivo

    We join the industry in remembering Mary Ann Restivo, who passed away earlier this week.  The Mary Ann Restivo label was worn by some of the most important women of...

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    We Rocked 2014

    We raised money for the Philippines, collaborated with Bloomingdale’s on making the Super Bowl the most fashionable it’s ever been, we introduced a new class of {FASHION INCUBATOR} designers, launched...

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    CFDA+ Goes Global

    Today, we announce the global expansion of its CFDA+ program. Created in 2013, CFDA+ was formed to recognize the best of the recent graduates from the leading fashion design programs...

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