New York, NY — /BFDPR/ CAAFD (The Council of Aspiring American Fashion Designers) today announces their series of group showcases slated for New York Fashion Week. In the group of emerging designers are fresh new faces as well as few returning designers from past seasons. Some of the designers CAAFD welcomes this season includes: Moon Chang, A Humming Way, Farida Temraz’s Temraza, María Sonia, Yufash and Phoenix Ba to name a few. Every season, CAAFD curates some of the finest talents in the fashion industry, globally. CAAFD partners with IMG and Pier 59 studios and presenting its approved designers. These and all other designers are scheduled to showcase on various platforms from September 4th through the 12th, 2019.
Moon Chang won the hearts of the CAAFD selection jury, her work speaks for itself. A New York-based young and emerging designer brand. Moon earned her MFA as a first cohort degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology in 2019. Trained efficiently at the Institute and emerging the first prize winner, her works were featured in Vogue Italia, L’Officiel, Modernism Magazine, Schon, Bullett, Alpha, Flawless, IM, Yoko, WWD, Zinc, Neu Neu Media, Notes, and Yahoo, to name a few. The S/S 2020 collection, “Hybrid Beauty” would kick off with Moon Chang’s personal story featuring her PTSD experience, a compulsive moment of death. Moon Chang is one of the few designers chosen as part of the CAAFD IM’Possible Challenge Program. A program designed to empower and motivate recent graduates in the fashion industry.
Council of Aspiring American Fashion Designers, [CAAFD] is a non-profit organization founded through a collaborative effort by a few key pioneers in the fashion industry with the ambitious goal of promoting designers who aspire to expand their brand awareness and do business in the United States. CAAFD educates, promotes and empowers aspiring designers and fashion professionals in gaining a foothold in the fashion business, giving them every opportunity to become the renowned designer they yearn to be. More information can be found at http://www.caafd.org/.
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