CHECK OUT THE 2015 CFDA AWARD NOMINEES

The CFDA has revolutionized the fashion world in its few shorts year of reign. Creating fashion super stars such as Thakoon and 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: Betsey Johnson

International Award: 
Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli of Valentino

The Founder’s Award in Honor of Eleanor Lambert: 
Mickey Drexler

The Media Award in Honor of Eugenia Sheppard: 
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