Public School Wins Menswear Designer of the Year


The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) has just announced its 2014 Fashion Award recipients, and Menswear Designer of the Year went to Public School — Season 1 winner on Ovation’s The Fashion Fund.

Actor James Marsden presented the award to Public School’s designers, Dao Yi-Chow and Maxwell Osbourne, at a star-studded event at Lincoln Center, hosted by Swarovski.  The award brings with it financial support and access to Swarovski products.

Other awards included Accessories Designer of the Year to Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen for The Row and Womenswear Designer of the Year to Joseph Altuzarra for Altuzarra.  Rihanna was presented with the Fashion Icon award for her bold and beautiful style.

Watch Season 2 of The Fashion Fund this fall on Ovation with a whole new team of designers competing to become the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Designer of the Year.