Theallet is America's hottest name to watch having won the top prize in the fashion fund in November - a cool $200,000.
Having previously worked at Alaia and Galliano, Theallet's crisp, chic dresses have caught the attention of Michelle Obama who has been championing her designs. Next year she is being partnered with Oscar de la Renta for a year-long mentorship. Past winners of the CFDA award include Alexander Wang, Proenza Schouler and Trovata.
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