DAVID BECKHAM & MARIA SHARAPOVA HONOR CFDA/VOGUE FASHION FUND FINALISTS
David Beckham and Maria Sharapova have long been lauded for their fashion game. Both athletes boast an impressive set of sartorial skills that have caught the attention of Vogue editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour. Wintour has befriended the former footballer and the tennis star. They’ve joined her runway-side during Fashion Week and have attended premiere industry events as her guest.
Beckham and Sharapova represented the sports world as the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) held a fashion show, hosted by Wintour, to celebrate the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists. The featured designers included: Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne, Public School, Jason Jones and Mike Feldman, Parabellum, Juan Carlos Obando, Juan Carlos Obando, Marc Alary, Marc Alary, Misha Nonoo, Nonoo, Ryan Lobo and Ramon Martin, TOME, Shimon Ovadia and Ariel Ovadia, Ovadia & Sons, Tim Coppens, Tim Coppens, Todd Snyder, Todd Snyder, Veronica Swanson Beard and Veronica Miele Beard, Veronica Beard. The winner(s) will be announced in New York City on November 11 at a gala dinner.
Sharapova attended the event clad in a long-sleeve printed dress from nominated designer, Veronica Beard’s Fall 2013 collection. According to the magazine: “the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund fashion show didn’t start until the Beckhams arrived.”