CFDA Members: New Complete List Of 2013 Womenswear, Menswear, Jewelry And Accessories Designers! Who Made The Cut? [REPORT]

By John D. Ersing June 11, 2013 2:47 PM EDT
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A look from new CFDA member Creatures of The Wind, Fall 2013 collection during New York Fashion Week (Photo: Reuters)

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) has inducted new members!

The non-profit trade association for the fashion industry has announced its new members, many of whom were recognized at the 2013 CFDA Awards, which recognizes excellence in the industry. The new CFDA members span the gamut of fashion design and include brilliant minds contributing to the fields of womenswear, menswear, jewelry, and accessory design. These new additions bring membership up to 454 total, and were ratified at a CFDA board meeting last week.

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"Acceptance into the CFDA family is validation of a designer's talent," said CFDA chief executive officer Steven Kolb, "and it is an opportunity to access the many offerings and programs provided by the organization."

The new CFDA members are:

    Alexandre Birman

    Assembly New York's Greg Armas

    Christian Siriano

    Citizens of Humanity/GoldSign's Adriano Goldschmied

    Creatures of the Wind designers Shane Gabier and Christopher Peters

    Dannijo designers Danielle Snyder and Jodie Snyder

    Giulietta's Sofia Sizzi

    Grey Ant's Grant Krajecki and Natalie Levy

    Illesteva designers Justin Salguero and Daniel Silberman

    Jennifer Fisher

    Jennifer Meyer

    Lisa Salzer of Lulu Frost

    Mark Davis

    Patrik Ervell

    Public School designers Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne

    Raleigh Denim designers Victor Lytvinenko and Sarah Lytvinenko

    Sachin & Babi designers Babi Ahluwalia and Sachin Ahluwalia

    Sea, New York designers Sean Monahan and Monica Paolini

    Skin Lingerie's Susan Beischel

    Suno designers Erin Beatty and Max Osterweis

    The Elder Statesman's Greg Chait

    Todd Snyder

    Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent's Cynthia Vincent

According to the CFDA's website, the mission of the Council of Fashion Designers of America is:

To further the position of Fashion design as a recognized branch of American art and culture;
To advance artistic and professional standards within the Fashion industry;
To establish and maintain a code of ethics and practices of mutual benefit in professional, public, and trade relations;
To promote and improve public understanding and appreciation of the Fashion arts through leadership in quality and taste;
To create partnerships which lead to collaborative design opportunities for our Members;
To support the overall growth of American Fashion as a global industry.

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