79616242.jpgFrom our US fashion blog, Shiny Style...

The CFDA/Vogue fashion fund has announced it's ten finalists: Richard Chai (pictured, left) 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.

Prizes for the winner include a mentorship with industry leaders and a monetary award of US$200,000. Past winners such as Rogan Gregory of Rogan, Doo-Ri Chung, Trovata and Proenza Schouler's Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough have certainly gone on to great things after winning the award.