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LA’s Stampd and More Cali-Bred Labels Land on the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund List

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LA's coolest design stars continue to slay. Following a tradition of recognizing our city's best, the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund unveiled its finalists roster — which includes three homegrown talents.

Already GQ-approved Stampd designer Chris Stamp — who recently opened his first brick-and-mortar on buzzing La Brea — also scored a spot on the lineup for his edgy-luxe approach to streetwear.

Also joining past finalists like Clare Vivier and the Apolis brothers are Newbark's designer duo (and stylish sisters) Maryam and Majan Malakpour, known for their handmade leather loafers and bags beloved by everyone from Josie Maran to Heidi Klum.

Although not currently LA-based, an honorable mention goes out to Brock Collection, the New York-bred, now Newport Beach-based label founded by husband-and-wife duo Laura Vassar and Kristopher Brock. Vassar revealed to Vogue that her "heart is in California but my mindset is in New York City," as seen in her label's coastal-cool womenswear.

See the full list of finalists here.