The Council of Fashion
Designers of America (CFDA) has nominated Marc Jacobs, Francisco Costa of Calvin Klein, and Lazaro Hernandez and
Jack McCollough of Proenza Schouler for the 2008
Womenswear Designer of the Year award.
Tom Ford, Thom
Browne and Michael Bastian are nominated for Menswear Designer of the
Year. Jacobs, Michael Kors and Tory Burch will compete for the
Accessory Designer of the Year award.
Nominees for the Swarovski
Award for Womenswear are Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte, Alexander
Wang and Thakoon Panichgul. For men’s wear, they are Scott Sternberg of
Band of Outsiders, Tim Hamilton and Patrick Ervell. The Swarovski Award
for Accessory Design will be decided among Philip Crangi, Joy Gryson
and Justin Giunta for Subversive Jewelry.
Dries Van Noten will
receive the International Award, Carolina Herrera will be given the
Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award and Mayor Michael R.
Bloomberg will receive this year’s Board of Director’s Special
Tribute. Style.com’s Candy Pratts Price will receive the Eugenia
CFDA Fashion Awards will be held at the New York Public Library on
June 2, followed by a dinner
at the adjacent Bryant Park Grill. Swarovski is underwriting the event
for the seventh year.
Photo: ABC News
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