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Teflar Wins The 2017 CFDA/'Vogue' Fashion Fund

Unisex clothing for the socially savvy.

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Teflar designer Teflar Clemens has won this year's top honor at the grueling CDFA/Vogue Fashion Fund competition, awarded with a whopping $400,000 and a mentorship by a committee of industry insiders.

 

 

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The New York-based designer launched his “horizontal, democratic, universal” unisex line in 2005 and has been stocked in the likes of Colette and Opening Ceremony, as well as creating off-the-wall capsule collections with White Castle and Century 21's new in-store shop Next Century.

 

The runners up, Ahlem Manai Platt of eyewear brand Ahlem and Becca McCharen-Tran of inclusive ready-to-wear brand Chromat, took home $150,000 each, and all 10 designers receive a year of mentoring.

 

Check out the nominations list for the 2017 Fashion Awards.

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