Announcing the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards Nominees and Honorees –

After weeks of voting, the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards nominees and honorees have been introduced. Diane von Furstenberg held courtroom at Ramscale Studio in New York’s West Village tonight the place the listing of innovators, disruptors, and recreation changers was introduced. Some are first-time nominees—like Off-White’s Virgil Abloh—others have already got a number of CFDA statuettes on their cabinets. This yr’s winners can be introduced at the CFDA Fashion Awards ceremony on June 5 at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Learn the full listing of nominees and honorees, beneath.

Womenswear Designer of the 12 months
Joseph Altuzarra, Altuzarra
Raf Simons, Calvin Klein
Marc Jacobs
Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, Proenza Schouler
Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen, The Row

Menswear Designer of the 12 months
Raf Simons, Calvin Klein
Robert Geller
Thom Browne
Tim Coppens
Todd Snyder

Equipment Designer of the 12 months
Stuart Vevers, Coach
Irene Neuwirth
Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel, Mansur Gavriel
Paul Andrew
Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen, The Row

Swarovski Award for Rising Expertise
Laura Vassar Brock and Kristopher Brock, Brock Assortment
Gabriela Hearst
Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia, Monse
Virgil Abloh, Off-White
Sander Lak, Sies Marjan

Swarovski Award for Constructive Change
Kenneth Cole

Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award
Rick Owens

Founder’s Award
Pat McGrath

Worldwide Award
Demna Gvasalia, Vetements and Balenciaga

Board of Administrators’ Tribute
Cecile Richards, Gloria Steinem, and Janelle Monáe

Fashion Icon Award
Franca Sozzani

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