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CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Finalists Announced

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Wes Gordon and Brett Heyman of Edie Parker are among the contestants vying for the grand prize.

On Wednesday, the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund announced the top finalists for its annual competition. 

The ten finalists selected are Wes Gordon; Tanya Taylor; Ryan Roche; Brett Heyman of handbag line Edie Parker; shoe designer Paul Andrew; Daniel Corrigan and Jake Sargent of Simon Miller; Eva Zuckerman of Eva Fehren; Gigi Burris of Gigi Burris Millinery; Natalie Levy and Grant Krajecki of Grey Ant; and Orley's Matthew Orley, Alex Orley, and Samantha Florence.

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Each designer will work with members from the selection committee, including Anna Wintour, Diane von Furstenberg and Jenna Lyons, to name a few. Much like last year's approach, the judging process will be filmed and aired on Ovation TV's The Fashion Fund. The winner will be awarded $300,000, while the two runners-up will receive $100,000.

Good luck all!

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