The CFDA has revolutionized the fashion world in its few shorts year of reign. Creating fashion super stars such as Thakoon andÂ Joseph Altuzarra, the CFDA has the ability to take a gifted designer and catapult him into international acclaim and success. For this years Nominee celebration, guests gathered on Top of the Rock to applaud one another on a job well done and an even more promising future ahead. See all the 2015 CFDA award nominees and honorees below.
Womenswear Designer of the Year nominees: Joseph Altuzarra, Altuzarra Marc Jacobs Michael Kors Jack McCollough & Lazaro Hernandez, Proenza Schouler Mary-Kate Olsen & Ashley Olsen, The Row
Menswear Designer of the Year nominees: Thom Browne Tim Coppens Tom Ford Public School (Dao-Yi Chow & Maxwell Osborne) Rag & Bone )Marcus Wainwright & David Neville)
Accessories Designer of the Year nominees: Alexander Wang Tabitha Simmons The Row (Mary-Kate Olsen & Ashley Olsen, ) Proenza Schouler (Jack McCollough & Lazaro Hernandez) Irene Neuwirth
Swarovski Award for Womenswear nominees: Rosie Assoulin Public School (Dao-Yi Chow & Maxwell Osborne) Ryan Roche
Swarovski Award for Menswear nominees: Hood by Air (Shayne Oliver) Orley (Alex Orley, Matthew Orley & Samantha Orley) Ovadia & Sons (Shimon Ovadia & Ariel Ovadia )
Swarovski Award for Accessory Design nominees: Paul Andrew Eva Zuckerman, Eva Fehren Rachel Mansur & Floriana Gavriel, Mansur Gavriel
Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award:Â Betsey Johnson
International Award:Â Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli of Valentino
The Founder’s Award in Honor of Eleanor Lambert:Â Mickey Drexler
The Media Award in Honor of Eugenia Sheppard:Â Instagram
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