Natalie is inducted as a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), a prestigious not-for-profit organization that celebrates rising and heritage American designers. A leading voice within the global fashion industry, the CFDA seeks to honor and award innovative design through programs for students and established designers alike. These programs are created to strengthen and support in pursuit of excellence within the fashion ecosystem.
Slide 1: Natalie Chanin’s CFDA certificate of membership and a beautiful sketch that reads “love your thread” (Natalie’s mantra), which was thoughtfully included with her certificate, 2006, photograph by Robert Rausch
Slide 2: Letter from Stan Herman, President of the CFDA, announcing Natalie’s induction as a member, 2006, photograph by Robert Rausch