New American Television Series to celebrate Anniversary of The Fashion Fund
The US Fashion Fund celebrates its 10th anniversary with a new Television Series starting in December 2013. The CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Selection Committee includes Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour, CFDA President Diane von Fürstenberg, and Top Fashion Executives such as Jenna Lyons of J. Crew, and Andrew Rosen
Today, Ovation, America’s only arts network, and Conde Nast Entertainment announced “The Fashion Fund, a premier television fashion series. The series documents the excitement of emerging fashion designers bying for the chance to be named the 2013 SFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner. The Fashion Fund premieres in December can be viewed only on Ovation.
The Fashion Fund is ten years old and has transformed emerging designers into true fashion icons, like inaugural winners Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler.
Working alongside some of the top names in fashion, ten innovative, American based designers, compete for the top award that carries an incredible USD 300000 grant and a one year mentorship with an industry titan.
Watching The Fashion Fund, TV viewers are given exclusive glimpses into the fashion world as they journey into the lives of the emerging designers. They get to know the designers as their visions, technical abilities, and business acumen are all tested, pushing them to their highest potential. The series takes viewers inside legendary studio visits, a Vogue fashion photo shoot and culminates with a presentation at the New York City Fashion Week and the announcement of the 2013 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner. The Fashion Fund series is an unprecedented look at a level of support, encouragement and insight that few other designers will ever receive. The Fashion Fund will premiere in December 2013 with six, initial one hour episodes on Ovation.