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CFDA awards Rick Owens, Brandon Maxwell, Kate and Laura Mulleavy...


June 04 2019
Fashion


Brandon Maxwell

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) announced the winners of this year’s CFDA Fashion Award on June 4th.

Just like last year, the ceremony was held at the Brooklyn Museum. The hosts were Hasan Minhaj and Jessica Williams.

Every year for the past 54 years, the Council of Fashion Designers of America has been recognizing the best American designer of the year for women's ready-to-wear, menswear and accessories.


Rick Owensl

For the first time the CFDA awards ceremony was led under the chairmanship of its new president, Tom Ford.
Rick Owens received the award in the Menswear category. Brandon Maxwell was awarded in the Womenswear category. Accessory Designer of the Year was given to Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row, winning their second consecutive trophy in this category. The Emerging Creation Award went to Emily Adams Bode for the New York label Bode.


Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen

Jennifer Lopez received this year’s Fashion Icon Award. Bob Mackie, film costumer, was given the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award. The Mattel Barbie doll received the CFDA tribute. The international Valentino Garavani and Giancarlo Giammetti prize was awarded to Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen, while the Positive Change prize went to Eileen Fisher.

The Founder's Award, presented in honor of CFDA founder Eleanor Lambert, was given to fashion designer and journalist Carine Roitfeld. Finally, the Media Award was presented to Lynn Yaeger, fashion editor and writer.



Emily Adams Body

List of this year’s CFDA Winners and Nominéés in all categories:

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