Already favourite of celebrities (we’re speaking about Rihanna, Lizzo and even Michelle Obama), Christopher John Rogers continues to make waves. He organized his first parade in September, through the spring of 2020 season, sending voluminous silhouettes filled with character. And now, the American designer can add the winner of the CFDA / Vogue Style Fund to his rising record of achievements.
As a winner, Rogers receives a $ 400,000 award and a 12 months of mentorship from a distinguished CFDA member. And he was dealing with some fairly proficient opponents. This 12 months's finalists had been Danielle Hirsch of the bridal line Danielle Frankel (favourite of Zoë Kravitz), and the designer of clothes for women and men, Reese Cooper. Every will obtain $ 150,000 and a 12 months of mentorship.
So who determined which designer deserved the primary prize? Judges like Anna Wintour, Diane von Furstenberg, Paloma Elsesser and Eva Chen helped select the winner. Rogers joins the ranks of the previous winners, from Kerby Jean-Raymond of Pyer Moss to Alexander Wang, Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler.
We have no idea something about you, however we can’t wait to see the Rogers 2020 Autumn Assortment hit the observe.