the Council of Fashion Designers of America gathered in New York, at the Brooklyn Museum, to celebrate American talent in the fashion industry with its CFDA Awards.
Aside from the four main categories — Womenswear Designer, Emerging Designer, Accessories Designer, and Menswear Designer — the CFDA also highlights various celebrities and fashion icons with an array of other awards.
Winners and Nominéés List
WOMENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR >BRANDON MAXWELL NOMINEES > Kate and Laura Mulleavy for Rodarte, Brandon Maxwell, Marc Jacobs,
Rosie Assoulin, Sander Lak for Sies Marjan
MENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR.>RICK OWENS NOMINEES > Mike Amiri}} for Amiri, Virgil Abloh for Off-White,
Kerby Jean-Raymond for Pyer Moss, Rick Owens, Thom Browne for Thom Browne New York.
EMERGING DESIGNER OF THE YEAR >EMILY ADAMS BODE for Bode NOMINEES > Beth Bugdaycay for Foundrae, Heron Preston, Catherine Holstein for Khaite,
Sarah Staudinger and George Augusto for Staud, Emily Adams Bode for Bode,
ACCESSORY DESIGNER OF THE YEAR >ASHLEY AND MARY-KATE OLSEN for The Row NOMINEES > Jennifer Fisher for Jennifer Fisher Jewelry, Virgil Abloh for Off-White,
Tabitha Simmons, Telfar Clemens for Telfar, Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row,
FASHION ICON AWARD : Jennifer Lopez
VALENTINO GARAVANI AND GIANCARLO GIAMMETTI INTERNATIONAL AWARD : Sarah Burton
creative director at Alexander McQueen
GEOFFREY BEENE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD :Bob Mackie
FOUNDER’S AWARD : Carine Roitfeld
MEDIA AWARD :Lynn Yaeger , contributing editor and writer at Vogue
BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ TRIBUTE AWARD : Barbie
POSITIVE CHANGE AWARD : Eileen Fisher