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Diane von Furstenberg to continue as President of CFDA
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Jun '12
At last weeks meeting, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)’s board voted to extend the term of President, Diane von Furstenberg for 2 more years. von Furstenberg has held the title of President since 2007 and will now remain in office through 2014.

“Diane has done an excellent job as CFDA President. The time and resources she gives and the vision she has created is a huge benefit for our organization and industry” said Steven Kolb, CEO of the CFDA.

The Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc. (CFDA) is a not-for-profit trade association whose membership consists of more than 400 of America’s foremost womenswear, menswear, jewelry and accessory designers.

Diane von Furstenberg first arrived in the fashion world in 1972 with a suitcase full of jersey dresses made in Italy. Two years later, she created the wrap dress, which came to symbolize power and independence for an entire generation of women. By 1976, she had sold over a million of the dresses and was featured on the cover of Newsweek.

Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)


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