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Jason Wu to Be Given Future of Fashion Award

The designer will be honored with the award at the upcoming YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund dinner in New York in early January.

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HONORS NIGHT: Jason Wu will be honored with the Future of Fashion Award at the upcoming YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund dinner in New York in early January. The dinner, which will be held at the Waldorf-Astoria on Jan. 10 will mark the 75th anniversary of the organization that provides scholarships to students pursuing careers in fashion. The 2012 dinner will also recognize the 82 designers, personalities and executives who have been past honorees at the event over the years. The dinner, underwritten by the Geoffrey Beene Foundation, will also feature a special address by Jeff Gennette, chief merchant of Macy’s.