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CFDA VOGUE FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

July 15, 2008 BY CAPSULESNEWS

hutson_v.jpgEven better than Project Runway, another round of emerging American talent is about to get a boost from the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, which just announced its 10 finalists for this year’s edition. The fund was founded in 2003 by the Council of Fashion Designers of America and Vogue magazine, and offers emerging talents a $200,000 cash prize and mentorship programs by industry leaders. The finalists, who were revealed on Tuesday, are Richard Chai; Jason Wu; Alexander Wang; Irene Neuwirth; Albertus Q. Swanepoel of Albertus Quartus; Alejandro Ingelmo; Juan Carlos Obando; Swaim and Christina Hutson of Obedient Sons & Daughters (pictured left); John Patrick of Organic, and Lisa Mayock and Sophie Buhai of Vena Cava. (WWD)

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