Theallet Wins CDFA/Vogue Fashion Award

November 17, 2009 • Fashion


The Skylight Studio in New York City was full of all different kinds of fashion figures on Monday night. Sophie Theallet was announced the sixth annual winner of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund award. She will follow last year's winner Alexander Wang.

Nicole Kidman started the gala by introducing and co-hosting with keynote speaker Alber Elbaz.

Theallet beat out several outstanding talents, including Waris' Waris Ahluwalia, Alabama Chanin's Natalie Chanin, and Spurr's Simon Spurr.

Runner-ups Patrik Ervell and jewelry designer Monique Pean will each receive $50,000 and a business mentor, while Theallet will receive $200,000 and a year's worth of mentoring.

The CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund helps emerging designers pursue their designs and business future endeavors.

—Taneisha Jordan

Source: WWD, NY Times
Photo: WireImage

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