Nominees revealed for the CFDA Fashion Awards 2014
Celebrating the crème de la crème of the fashion industry
Designers including Joseph Altuzarra, Alexander Wang, and Marc Jacobs, are nominated for the 'Womenswear Designer of the Year' award. The 'Menswear Designer of the Year' award's nominees include Marcus Wainwright of Rag & Bone, Thom Browne, David Neville and Public School's Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow are up for Menswear Designer of the Year. The designers competing for 'The Accessories Designer of the Year' award, are The Row's Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen, Alexander Wang, and Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough.
In the womenswear category, the designers up for the award include Wes Gordon, Rosie Assoulin, and Creatures of the Wind's Shane Gabier and Christopher Peters. In menswear, the designers competing include Shayne Oliver of Hood by Air, Tim Coppens and Todd Snyder. Meanwhile designers including Marc Alary, Irene Neuwirth and Jennifer Fisher will compete for accessory design.
Tom Ford is set to take home the 'Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award', while the 'International Award' will go to Raf Simons. The 'Media Award in Honor of Eugenia Sheppard' will be given to Paul Cavaco; while Bethann Hardison is set to receive the 'Founder's Award in Honor of Eleanor Lambert'. 'The 2014 Board of Director's Tribute' will be received by Ruth Finley of Fashion Calendar.
The awards are set to take place at Alice Tully Hall, in America on June 2, with the support of Swarovski.