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The Newcomer: This 2009 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund competition winner's pieces have been worn by style icons including First Lady Michelle Obama, Kerry Washington, and Angelina Jolie. Monique Pean, a Washington, D.C. native and former Wall Street professional, creates fine jewelry made of eco-friendly and sustainable materials.

The Newcomer: This 2009 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund competition winner’s pieces have been worn by style…