CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund 2012 Winners Announced
The winner of the ninth CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award is Greg Chait of The Elder Statesman. Runners up were shoe designer Tabitha Simmons and jewelry designer Jennifer Meyer Maguire (wife of Toby Maguire). All three will receive business mentoring from the industry's consummate leaders while Chait was awarded the coveted $300,000 prize; Maguire and Simmons will each receive $100,000.
If you don't recognize these designer's names, you will soon. Since its inception in 2003, the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund has recognized the talents of Billy Reid, Sophie Theallet, Alexander Wang, Rogan, Proenza Schouler, and last year's winner, Joseph Altuzarra.
The awards were presented by the beautiful Emma Stone and Christopher Bailey of Burberry was the keynote speaker. Some of the attendees included Diane Von Furstenberg, Miranda Kerr, Alexander Wang, Ashley Greene, Alexa Chung, Carolina Herrara and many more.