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.
Source: WWD, NY Times
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