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GENESIS AND THE COUNCIL OF FASHION DESIGNERS OF AMERICA ANNOUNCE FIRST DESIGN + INNOVATION GRANT WINNER

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Genesis and the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) are pleased to announce the first ever CFDA | Genesis House AAPI Design + Innovation Grant winner, Grace Ling. With the support of notable industry mentors and funding from Genesis, participants were challenged to create a bespoke fashion collection highlighting the tension and balance between their Asian heritage and modernity over the course of five months.

Grace Ling awarded Genesis and CFDA’s AAPI-focused innovation grant at Genesis House in NYC.Grace Ling awarded Genesis and CFDA’s AAPI-focused innovation grant at Genesis House in NYC.

Grace Ling awarded Genesis and CFDA’s AAPI-focused innovation grant at Genesis House in NYC.

Alongside fellow rising AAPI fashion designers Andrew Kwon, and Haoran Li and Siying Qu of Private Policy, Grace Ling presented her final collection to an esteemed judging panel and was announced as the grant’s inaugural winner at a private event at Genesis House on February 7th. The collections were judged by Jodie Chan (Vice President of Global Marketing

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Fashion Designer Helen Yarmak On Her Ocean-Inspired Jewelry Collection

We might know internationally-acclaimed fashion designer Helen Yarmak for her colorful coats that have been worn by some of the most iconic pop stars in history, like Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, and Mary J Blige.

But Yarmak is also a jewelry designer with a new ocean-inspired collection, Natural Beauty. The collection boasts a stylish collection of rings, earrings, and necklaces, as part of her Fall/Winter 2024 collection, just in time for New York Fashion Week.

The whimsical pieces incorporate some of the most overlooked semi-precious stones, like a soft pink stone called Morganite. The collection pays homage to the deep sea, and the world’s natural treasures.

“I love and appreciate what mother earth gives us,” explains Yarmak. “Our oceans make up more than 70 percent of our planet, and there’s beauty and a whole different life underwater.”

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Sam Smith packs on the PDA with their fashion designer boyfriend Christian Cowan on loved-up outing in NYC – as they quash split rumours

Sam Smith proved their relationship is going strong as they packed on the PDA with their fashion designer boyfriend Christian Cowan on Wednesday.

The singer, 31, kissed their partner as they stepped out in New York City together – quashing rumours that they had split.

There were fears for the romance over Christmas amid claims Sam had signed up to celebrity dating app Raya after the couple went their separate ways.

However, a source close to Sam soon after revealed to MailOnline that they were still together as they questioned the authenticity of the star’s profile on Raya.

On the outing Sam looked as stylish as ever in a blue patterned skirt and grey jacket, teamed with chunky trainers. 

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Sam Smith proved their relationship is going strong as they packed on the PDA with their fashion designer boyfriend

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