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Kudos to Christian Cota

by Amy Michelle Smith Photographed by Christian Cota==J.CREW, VOGUE and CFDA Celebrate the 2011 CFDA/VOGUE Fashion Fund Award==J. Crew Men's Shop, NYC==April 20, 2011==├é┬ęPatrick McMullan==Photo - CLINT SPAULDING/PatrickMcMullan.com====
Thursday, August 18, 2011
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Congratulations are in order for New York based designer Christian Cota! The Council of Fashion Designers of America announced today that Cota has been selected as one of ten designers who will be participating in the 2012-2014 CFDA Fashion Incubator. The two year program run by the CFDA, with support from Target and NYU’s Stern School, provides selected designers with a fostering environment where they can grow and sustain their business. Offering low-cost studio space, business mentorship, educational seminars and networking opportunities with some of New York’s leading industry insiders.

Christian Cota’s debuted his first collection in Spring 2008 to astounding reviews, even being named one of Style.com’s “Ten Newcomers to Watch”. He received the Fashion Group International’s Women’s Ready to Wear Rising Star Award in 2009 and continues to create dynamic collections filled with his signature digital prints and exquisite drapery. Kudos Mr. Cota – we’ll be watching!
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