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2014-04-21 23:05:55

Local apparel manufacturing companies expand business opportunities through use of advanced technology. Tolland, CT (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Gerber Technology is proud to support the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)’s Fashion Manufacturing Initiative (FMI) with a donation of hardware systems and AccuMark® 9.0 software. FMI is in affiliation with the New York City Economic Development Corp. CFDA’s Fashion Manufacturing Initiative is an investment fund that will help...

2014-03-24 12:25:54

NEW YORK, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rihanna will be honored with the Fashion Icon Award at the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards in collaboration with Swarovski on June 2(nd) at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall. The Fashion Icon Award is given to an individual whose style has made a significant impact on popular culture on an international stage. Rihanna joins the ranks of past winners such as Lady Gaga, Iman, Kate Moss, and Nicole Kidman. The record-breaking recording artist,...

2014-02-20 20:23:26

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advance@Work has released today an article about Marc Alary of Marc Alary Jewelry. To read the article, click here: http://www.advanceatwork.com/marc-alary-jewelry-le-auteur. Marc Alary is a French-born New York-based jewelry designer who was a runner up among ten finalists in the 2013 Council of Fashion Designers of America/Vogue Fashion Fund competition, which included participating in intense judging panels and a studio tour, among other...

2014-02-10 16:27:58

Lectra grant supports the garment industry in New York City PARIS, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials--fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials--is pleased to announce its support of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)'s Fashion Manufacturing Initiative (FMI). The FMI offers financial grants and support to New York City fashion companies to help grow...

2013-10-18 12:24:58

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Source4Style, the first online marketplace for the global fashion textiles industry, is the latest company to join the Business Services Network of the CFDA. Through this partnership, CFDA members will have concierge-level access to Source4Style's cutting-edge sourcing marketplace. Source4Style showcases leading mills in over 36 countries, offering textile buyers and sourcing specialists 24/7 access to the latest collections. Buyers can...

2013-08-31 16:20:12

10thAnnual Style Awards Will Kick Off Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York on September 4, 2013 NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 10(th) Annual Style Awards will honor top talent in the fashion and entertainment industries on September 4, 2013, kicking off the world's most prestigious fashion event, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, at Lincoln Center. Ten awards will be announced at the show, which will be hosted by fashion icon Nicole Richie. Honorees will include Zac Posen, Kate...

2013-07-29 08:24:43

New Television Series Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of The Fashion Fund, Premieres December 2013 LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Ovation, America's only arts network, and Conde Nast Entertainment announced "The Fashion Fund," a premier television fashion series. The series documents the excitement of emerging fashion designers vying for the chance to be named the 2013 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner. "The Fashion Fund" premieres this December, only on Ovation....

2013-06-04 00:21:20

Proenza Schouler Named Womenswear Designer of the Year NEW YORK, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) paid tribute to the winners and honorees of the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards and commemorated the organization's 50(th) anniversary at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center. TV personality and Bravo executive Andy Cohen was the host for the evening. For the twelfth year in a row, the evening was generously underwritten by Swarovski....

2013-03-21 08:27:40

NEW YORK, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) has signed its first Chinese partnership with Shangpin.com, China's leading online fashion retailer. Shangpin.com is China's first online retailer to sell in-season contemporary and designer brands at full price. Although online retailers have been doing this for years in the West, this is a new e-commerce model in China. Shangpin.com is the first and preferred shopping destination for consumers...

2013-01-29 23:04:09

The world's first Fashion Hackathon, presented by Condé Nast is a competition in which engineers and designers will have 24 hours to create an app or startup concept that solves a pivotal problem in the Fashion Industry. The top three teams will present their concept on world´s top fashion stage - the runway at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, vying for the chance to have the app launched by the CFDA. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 On Feb. 2-3, 2013, Decoded Fashion will...