Pyer Moss was announced as the winner of the 2018 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award during an event held last night. The New York-based brand is helmed by Haitian-American designer Kerby Jean-Raymond. Actress Emily Blunt present Jean-Raymond with the award.
Pyer Moss is known for both a unique aesthetic and its pro-black message. In the past, Jean-Raymond has used his fashion shows to speak out about issues such as police brutality and the lack of diversity in the fashion industry.
As the winner of the 2018 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, Jean-Raymond will receive a $400,000 prize.