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2013 March 13

The CFDA Fashion Awards Nominations and Winners Are...

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Nadja Swarovski and Steven Kolb celebrate the nominees. Nadja Swarovski and Steven Kolb celebrate the nominees.
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Who needs an Oscar? The CFDA Fashion Awards nominees and honorees were announced on Wednesday night at the fashion council's swanky Bleecker Street office with some usual suspects and welcome newcomers entering the ring this year. CFDA President Diane von Furstenberg and Nadja Swarovski announced the nominations to a crowd that included Ashley and Mary Kate Olsen, Vera Wang, Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs, Dean Harris, Dennis Basso, Erin Beatty and Max Osterweis, Eugenia Kim, Johan Lindeberg, Michael Bastian, Pamela Love, Philip Crangi, Phillip Lim, Rebecca Taylor, Robert Geller, Shane Gabier and Christopher Peters, Simon Spurr, Todd Snyder, Brian Wolk, Claude Morais, Waris Ahluwalia, Yigal Azrouel, and CFDA CEO Steven Kolb. The winners will be announced on June 3rd at Alice Tully Hall. Here's the list of the nominees and winners for 2013 with a reminder of who took home the prize in 2012...

International Award: Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci

2012 Winner: Rei Kawakubo–Commes des Garcons

The Media Award, given in honor of Eugenia Sheppard, Tim Blanks

2012 Winner: Scott Schuman & Garance Doré

Founders Award, given in honor of CFDA founder Eleanor Lambert, Oscar de la Renta

2012 Winner: Andrew Rosen 

Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award: Vera Wang

2012: Tommy Hilfiger 

The Board of Directors’ Tribute Award: Costume designer Colleen Atwood

Menswear Designer of the Year
Michael Bastian
Thom Browne

Duckie Brown’s Steven Cox and Daniel Silver

2012 Winner: Billy Reid 

Womenswear Designer of the Year
Alexander Wang
Marc Jacobs 

Proenza Schouler’s Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez

2012 Winners: Ashley & Mary Kate Olsen for The Row

Swarovski Award for Accessory Design
Irene Neuwirth
Jennifer Meyer
Pamela Love

2012 Winner: Tabitha Simmons

Swarovski Award for Menswear
Tim Coppens
Todd Snyder

Public School’s Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne

2012 Winner: Phillip Lim

Swarovski Awards for Womenswear

Suno’s Erin Beatty and Max Osterweis

Creatures of the Wind’s Shane Gabier and Christopher Peters

Cushnie et Ochs’ Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs

2012 Winner: Joseph Altuzarra

Accessory Designer of the Year
Alexander Wang
Proenza Schouler’s Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez
Phillip Lim

2012 Winner: Reed Krakoff


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