The CFDA/Vogue Fund Finalists were just announced, WWD reported.
The finalists, who were revealed on Tuesday, are Richard Chai; Jason Wu; Alexander Wang; Irene Neuwirth; Albertus Q. Swanepoel of Albertus Quartus; Alejandro Ingelmo; Juan Carlos Obando; Swaim and Christina Hutson of Obedient Sons & Daughters; John Patrick of Organic, and Sophie Mayock and Lisa Buhai of Vena Cava.
The coveted fund, set up in 2003, offers a big cash prize of $200,000 to the winner and $50,000 to the two runners-up. Last year, Rogan Gregory took top honors, with Phillip Lim and Phillip Crangi coming in as the runners-up. —Amina Akhtar