The CFDA 2016 Award nominees are...

The CFDA 2016 Award nominees are...

Alessandro Michele, Donna Karan, David Bowie

Image: CFDA Instagram

The CFDA Awards 2016 honourees and nominees have been confirmed. Buro 24/7 Middle East has the details...

It's one of the most prestigious awards in the fashion industry and this year the Council of Fashion Designers of America is set to recognise a new set of names. Last night, CFDA Chairman Diane von Furstenberg and Nadja Swarovski, a member of the board took to the official CFDA Instagram to announce their final list of nominees and they include David Bowie, Alessandro Michele, Donna Karan, Marc Jacobs, The Row and Rag & Bone. Here is the are the 2016 finalists....

Lifetime Achievement Award: Norma Kamali

Media Award: Imran Amed of The Business of Fashion

Founder's Award: Donna Karan

International Award: Alessandro Michele of Gucci

Board of Directors Tribute: David Bowie

Womenswear Designer of the Year Award: Marc Jacobs, Altuzarra, The Row, Rodarte and Proenza Schouler

Menswear Designer of the Year Award: Public School, Rag & Bone, Thom Browne, Tim Coppens, Thom Browne and Todd Snyder

Accessory Designer of the Year Award: Mansur Gavriel, Altuzarra, Proenza Schouler, Irene Neuwirth and The Row

Swarovski Award for Womenswear: Ryan Roche, Brandon Maxwell and Monse

Swarovski Award for Menswear: Gypsy Sport, John Elliott and Orley

Swarovski Award for Accessory Design: Paul Andrew, Brother Vellies and Gigi Burris

The CFDA Awards in collaboration with Swarovski will take place on June 6, 2016 at the Hammerstein Ballroom, New York City.

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