Americans in Paris provides invaluable global exposure for designers as well as sales, marketing and media support necessary to expand their respective businesses. This season’s opening cocktail party to celebrate the initiative was hosted by Bella Hadid, Diesel’s Renzo Rosso, and Vogue Runway’s Nicole Phelps at the showroom, located in a townhouse at 29 Rue Du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. This year, Diesel is proud to underwrite the initiative.
The participating designers for the fourteenth season of CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund’s Americans in Paris are
Ahlem Manai-Platt, Ahlem (*2017 CVFF Runner-up)
Becca McCharen-Tran, Chromat (*2017 CVFF Runner-up)
Victor Glemaud, Victor Glemaud
Jordan Askill, Jordan Askill
Matthew Harris, Mateo New York
Eli Azran, RtA
Sandy Liang, Sandy Liang
Telfar Clemens, Telfar (*2017 CVFF Winner)
Patric DiCaprio, Bryn Taubensee, David Moses & Claire Sully, Vaquera
“Diesel has a proud history of supporting young talent, which goes all the way back to 2001,” said Renzo Rosso, Founder of Diesel and President of Italian fashion group OTB (Maison Margiela, Marni, Viktor&Rolf). “By supporting Americans in Paris and the top emerging American talents, we are able to continue this important tradition and help secure the future of fashion.”
“Cultivating the next generation of American fashion designers and providing them with global opportunities is part of CFDA’s overall mission,” said Steven Kolb, President and CEO of the CFDA. “We thank Renzo Rosso and Diesel for underwriting Americans in Paris this season.”
Tomorrow London Holding is providing additional support through targeted outreach for the designers and managing sales appointments.
“Tomorrow London Holding provides integrated multi-services ranging from product development and production to wholesale and retail distribution to achieve profitability,” said Stefano Martinetto, CEO and Founder of Tomorrow London Holding. “We are delighted to support Americans in Paris and the CFDA alongside our friend and partner Renzo Rosso.”