And the Finalists Are…

Having already provided over $4 million to what has become the present and future of the fashion industry, the distinguished CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund has just announced the 10 supremely talented finalists for this year’s competition. With a talent pool of winners well worth it’s weight in fashion gold – Joseph Altuzarra, Alexander Wang, Doo-Ri Chung, Sophie Theallet and Proenza Schouler – just to name a few, it’s time to start studying up on the fabulous list below as we’ll be hearing plenty about all of them in the future.

The winners will be announced November 2nd, 2015. The winner is presented with a check for $400,000 and each runner-up receives $150,000. Lookout for continuous information on

Scott Studenberg and John Targon – Baja East


Matt Baldwin- Baldwin


Aurora James – Brother Vellies


Brad Schmidt and Raul Arevalo – Cadet


CG Chris Gelinas

Chris Gelinas

Becca McCharen – Chromat


 David Hart


Rio Uribe – Gypsy Sport

Rio UribeNew York, NY - April - 2015Photographer: Jonathan Grassi


Jonathan Simkhai


Thaddeus O’Neil


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Jillian Magenheim is the Editorial Director and Director of Partnerships for She is also a digital media consultant for various fashion and beauty brands. You can follow her thoughts on Twitter @Magenhaz and on Instagram @jillianrose_m