Thursday, 24 July 2014

Ethiopian Supermodel Liya Kebede, Edun’s Danielle Sherman & 28 other Fashion Designers Join CFDA

2014 CFDA Fashion Awards - Cocktails
Great news for Ethiopian supermodel Liya Kebede, Creative Director of ethical fashion brand EdunDanielle Sherman, and 28 others as they have joined theCouncil of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA).
The non-profit organisation takes in members every year by invitation, and now they have admitted 30 new members who applied for the job via résumés, portfolios and letters of recommendation. The membership is now a total of 478.
Other members who got admitted include Jonathan SimkhaiTim Coppens,Veronica Beard’s Veronica Swanson Beard and Veronica Miele BeardCarlos CamposErnest Sabine of Ernest AlexanderRaan and Shea Parton ofApolis and more.
According to Steven Kolb (CEO, CFDA) – “These designers are not just uniquely talented, but they also represent, through their businesses, an important contribution to American economy and job creation“.
See the full list on
The brand is known for its legendary awards ceremony which holds every year in New York, but also offers programs that support professional development and scholarships in fashion design.

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