The CFDA 2016 Award nominees are...
Alessandro Michele, Donna Karan, David Bowie
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.