The New York Times
Date: 2012-01-26
Author: Eric Wilson

Article Mentions
Author, Eric Wilson
Mentioned, Anna Wintour
Mentioned, Andrew Rosen
Mentioned, Jeffrey Kalinsky
Mentioned, Joseph Altuzarra
Mentioned, Carlos Campos
Mentioned, Annie Sundberg
Mentioned, Ricki Stern
Mentioned, Dana Lorenz
Mentioned, Jenna Lyons
Mentioned, Antonio Azzuolo
Mentioned, J. Crew
Mentioned, Vogue
Mentioned, CFDA
It seems hard to imagine that there is a great consumer desire for another documentary following the lives of impoverished fashion designers as they struggle to succeed. And yet I found myself oddly compelled by a new Web series that goes behind the scenes of the most recent CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund competition, namely because the directors Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg managed to pull back the curtain well beyond the typical gloss.The first episode of The Fashion Fund, which had its premiere today on Hulu, begins with the predictable angst of applicants preparing to drop off their applications, and a lot of footage of sketching and sewing and making things. Where it gets interesting is about 17 minutes into the 23-minute episode, when the ...(read more)
... It seems hard to imagine that there is a great consumer desire for another documentary following the lives of impoverished fashion designers as they struggle to succeed. And yet I found myself oddly compelled by a new Web series that goes behind the ...
... champions Joseph Altuzarra and Antonio Azzuolo. Jenna Lyons from J. Crew makes the case for the jewelry designer Dana Lorenz. Andrew Rosen ...
... supports Carlos Campos, and the retailer Jeffrey Kalinsky ...
... argues for Nice Collective, though the latter gets shot down by Ms. Wintour.Well, this is just generic, Ms. Wintour says as she flips through a Nice Collective catalog. I mean, its fine, its not offensive.Mr. Kalinsky replies, I dont know why your ...


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