CFDA Fashion Awards 2017 – Full nominees and winners’ list

CFDA Fashion Awards 2017 – Full nominees and winners’ list

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CFDA Fashion Awards 2017

The CFDA Awards are the most prestigious Fashion awards in the world. According to Council of Fashion Designers of America’s site, the awards are the “highest honor in fashion and recognize the outstanding contributions made to American fashion in womenswear, menswear, and accessories as well as journalism, creative vision, personal style, and lifetime achievement.” This year several fashion icons were honored including, Late Franca Sozzani, Italian Vogue editor-chief. He was honored posthumously by the council.

The CFDA Fashion Awards 2017 was undoubtedly a star studded affair with Heidi Klum, Diane Kruger, Olivia Palermo, Mandy Moore, Olivia Munn, Bella and Gigi Hadid in attendance. Hosted by funny man Seth Meyers, the awards night was definitely one of the hottest events in town and was presented by Karen Elson, Amber Valletta and Jon Bon Jovi. As the rockstar presented the first ever Inaugural Swarovski Award for Positive Change to designer Kenneth Cole, he said, “It’s great to be recognized for your shoes, but it’s better to be recognized for your soul.”

Here’s presenting full list of nominees and winners from CFDA Fashion Awards 2017 –

Menswear Designer of the Year

Raf Simons for Calvin Klein (Winner)

Robert Geller

Thom Browne

Tim Coppens

Todd Snyder

Accessory Designer of the Year

Stuart Vevers for Coach (Winner)

Irene Neuwirth

Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel for Mansur Gavriel

Paul Andrew

Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row

Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent

Laura Vassar and Kristopher Brock for Brock Collection

Gabriela Hearst

Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia for Monse (Winner)

Virgil Abloh for Off-White

Sander Lak for Sies Marjan

Womenswear Designer of the Year

Joseph Altuzarra

Raf Simons for Calvin Klein (Winner)

Marc Jacobs

Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez for Proenza Schouler

Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row

Inaugural Swarovski Award for Positive Change – Kenneth Cole

Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award – Rick Owens

International Award – Demna Gvasalia for Vetements and Balenciaga

The Founder’s Award – Pat McGrath

Board of Directors’ Tribute – Cecile Richards, Gloria Steinem and Janelle Monáe

Fashion Icon Award – Franca Sozzani, Italian Vogue editor-chief, posthumous

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