Telfar Clemens

Telfar Receives $400,000 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award

Telfar, the fashion brand founded by Telfar Clemens in 2005, is the recipient of this year’s $400,000 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award, reports Stef Yotka of Vogue. Runners-up Becca McCharen-Tran of the label Chromat and Ahlem Manai-Platt of Ahlem have been awarded $150,000 each.

Clemens has collaborated with artists and companies such as Ryan Trecartin, the DIS art collective, the fast-food burger chain White Castle, and the clothing store Century 21. “It’s not for you—it’s for everyone,” says the brand of its philosophy on its website.