The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and Vogue announced the recipients of the fourteenth annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund (CVFF) at a dinner at The Weylin in Brooklyn generously supported by JD.com. The 2017 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner is Telfar Clemens of Telfar; Ahlem Manai-Platt of Ahlem and Becca McCharen-Tran of Chromat were named runners-up.
Celebrating the achievements of this year’s winners and honorees were an array of celebrities from entertainment, sports fashion, and sports. Karlie Kloss introduced keynote speaker Maria Grazia Chiuri, Artistic Director of Christian Dior, in conversation with Vogue International Editor at Large Hamish Bowles.
The following VIPs were also in attendance: Alexander Wang, Alton Mason, Amanda Steele, Arizona Muse, Ashley Graham, Cleo Wade, Cynthia Erivo, Derek Blasberg, Derek Lam, Christian Combs, CL, Dree Hemingway, Fei Fei Sun, Gillian Jacobs, Hilary Rhoda, Imaan Hammam, Jenna Lyons, Jonathan Groff, Karlie Kloss, La La Anthony, Lais Ribiero, Laura Harrier, Lauren Santo Domingo, Leon Bridges, Lexi Boling, Lineisy Montero, Maria Borges, Martha Hunt, Nicki Minaj, Nicole Trunfio, Paloma Elsesser, Prabal Gurung, Sara Sampaio, Selah Marley, Taylor Hill, Teyana Taylor, Tom Bateman, Tory Burch and Young Paris.