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Fashion finally crowns a new prince who's determined to make the industry more relevant

Nov 06, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

NEW YORK - Kerby Jean-Raymond won the most lucrative and prestigious competition for young American fashion companies Monday night. His brand is Pyer Moss, a sportswear label that bears his distinctive social, political and aesthetic point-of-view. His fingerprints are all over it. It is an auteur's collection.

His victory at the CFDA-Vogue Fashion Fund awards speaks not only to his success as a designer but also to his ability to nudge fashion toward a place of great social engagement and...