The CFDA is welcoming 40 new names to their club with Wes Gordon, Stuart Vevers, Brandon Maxwell, and even Jeremy Scott as newly approved members joining the 400+ existing family of America’s foremost womensear, menswear, jewelry and accessory designers. Who’s in? Dana Arbib (A Peace Treaty Anna Sheffield, Anna Sheffield Fine Jewelry), Annette Stephens, Anndra Neen, Phoebe Stephens, Adam Goldston, (Athletic Propulsion Labs/APL), Ryan Goldston, (Athletic Propulsion Labs/APL), Aurora James, (Brother Vellies), Raul Arevalo, (Cadet), Brad Schmidt, (Cadet), Stuart Vevers, (Coach), Jennifer Zuccarini, (Fleur du Mal), Garrett Leight, (Garrett Leight California Optical), Isa Tapia, (Isa Tapia), Jasmin Shokrian, (Jasmin Shokrian), Jeremy Scott, (Jeremy Scott), Jordan Askill, (Jordan Askill), Kobi Halperin, (Kobi Halperin), Matteo Gottardi, (W.R.K.), Yves Spinelli, (Spinelli Kilcollin), Scot Shandalove, (Matiere), Jake Zeitlin, (Matiere), Lucy Wallace Eustice, (MZ Wallace), Monica Zwirner, (MZ Wallace), Sophia Amoruso, (Nasty Gal), Nick Fouquet, (Nick Fouquet), Alex Orley, (Orley), Matthew Orley, (Orley), Samantha Orley, (Orley), Rosetta Getty, (Rosetta Getty), Sarah Flint, (Sarah Flint), Thaddeus O’Neil, (Thaddeus O’Neil), Lisa Kulson, (Theory), Ben Stubbington, (Theory), Alan Eckstein, (Timo Weiland), Donna Kang, (Timo Weiland), Timo Weiland, (Timo Weiland), Marissa Webb, (Marissa Webb), and Catherine Zadeh, (Zadeh). CFDA.com reports Tory Burch will host the new members at her home in the fall.
The CFDA Board also voted to extend Diane von Furstenberg’s role as chairwoman of the CFDA through 2018. “The Board’s unanimous decision to ask Diane to stay on as Chairwoman is a further testament to the unprecedented growth the CFDA has experienced under her leadership,” CFDA president and CEO Steven Kolb said in a statement. “The additional two years allow her to continue to strengthen the board and organization as a whole.”