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Council of Fashion Designers of America

Diane Von Furstenberg Pens Powerful Letter To Fashion Industry

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.04.2015 | Style

New York Fashion Week is days away and if it's up to Diane von Furstenberg, we'll be seeing a lot more diversity when it comes to the models who will ...

Protecting the Health of Fashion Models

Dr. David Herzog | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Herzog

Extreme thinness can weave itself into the runway ideal, through the inclusion of some unhealthy, rail-thin, often very young models. In response, many in the fashion industry are concerned about the vulnerability of models and are trying to make a difference.

Fashion Week and the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Henry Miller | Posted 11.09.2014 | New York
Henry Miller

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, underway this week in New York City, underscores the potential benefits of New York's proposed hosting of the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

Interview With 2013 L'Oréal Women in Digital Award Winner, Heather Marie

Lisa Chau | Posted 11.17.2013 | Technology
Lisa Chau

Heather Marie is the CEO and Founder of 72Lux, Inc., a technology company creating a shoppable layer across digital content. Previously, she was member on the founding team at Affinity Labs, a digital media company based in San Francisco.

Fashion Bigwigs Will Discuss Industry's Diversity Problem

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.10.2013 | Black Voices

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) is not taking Bethann Hardison and The Diversity Coalition's accusations of racism lightly. The...

PHOTOS: Best-Dressed Stars At 2012 CFDA Awards

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.05.2012 | Black Voices

The 2012 Council of the Fashion Designers of America Awards took place Monday night in New York City with the best and the brightest of the fashion in...

Richard Chai Calls Amar'e and Dwyane Wade 'Gods'

The Huffington Post | Priya Rao | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Bobby Doherty, AOL/Getty/FilmMagic For some fashion designers, celebrity dressing is the bread and butter of their jobs, but Richard Chai doesn’t...

PHOTOS: Who Won Big At This Year's 'Fashion Oscars'?

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 03.19.2012 | Style

Scroll down for pictures. Proenza Schouler's Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez reprised their roles as designing-community's darlings at Monday ...

CFDA's New Members: Who Has Dressed Michelle Obama? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The Council of Fashion Designers of America announced its newest members today and we were happy to see some Michelle Obama favorites grace the list, ...

CFDA Changes Bylaws, Elects Diane Von Furstenberg To Third Presidential Term

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Diane Von Furstenberg has been elected to her third term as the Council of Fashion Designers of America's president, WWD reports. Presidents are only ...

CFDA Sends Fashion Award Ballots To Bloggers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) has sent nominating ballots for its annual Fashion Award to bloggers, WWD reports. This is the firs...

A Big Fashion Night Out: Words of Wisdom at CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards

Melissa Biggs Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Melissa Biggs Bradley

Last night the Council of Fashion Designers of America awarded their Fashion Fund Award -- a year of mentoring and $200,000 -- to Sophie Theallet.

The Economics Of Skinny Models

Kira Craft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Kira Craft

This season in the lobby of the Fashion Week tents, there was a booth tucked amidst the flashy sponsor offerings that had a serious message to share. ...