Prabal Gurung launches his Spring 2012 digital campaign starring Joan Smalls lensed by Daniel Jackson. â€œJoan Smalls epitomizes the woman we design for each season,” Gurung reveals. “To see her bring these designs to life is awe-inspiring.” Perfect match!
In search of the next Prabal Gurung, The Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation has just announced their newest award recipients for 2011. Each lucky designer will receive the coveted $25,000 grant to fund their collection at New York Fashion Week this February, following in the footsteps of past winners Derek Lam, Erin Fetherston, Zac Posen, and more. EDFF 2011 title-holders include: Bibhu Mohapatra, The Lake & Stars, M. Patmos, and Mandy Coon in the Women’s Design category, Native Son in the Men’s Design category, Pamela Love for Accessories, and Study NY for Sustainable Design.