CFDA AWARDS 2014 – Nominees & Winners

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The 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards was hosted by film director and screenwriter John Waters on Monday, June 2 at Alice Tully Hall, in Loncoln Center presented in collaboration with Swarovski.
Everyone who is anyone in the fashion industry attended dressed to the nines to honor those nominated for their extraordinary work within the fashion industry! Winning a Council of Fashion Designers of America Award is just as grand for a fashion designer as winning the Academy Award for an actor or actress! So let’s see which fashion industry darlings were honored and who won this storied award!

2014 Nominees & Honorees

FASHION ICON AWARD
Rihanna

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THE MEDIA AWARD IN HONOR OF EUGENIA SHEPPARD
Paul Cavaco

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INTERNATIONAL AWARD
Raf Simons for Dior

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GEOFFREY BEENE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Tom Ford

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ TRIBUTE
Ruth Finley

THE FOUNDER’S AWARD IN HONOR OF ELEANOR LAMBERT
Bethann Hardison

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SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR ACCESSORIES
Irene Neuwirth
Jennifer Fisher
Marc Alary

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SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR MENSWEAR
Tim Coppens
Todd Snyder
Shayne Oliver for Hood by Air

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SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR WOMENSWEAR
Shane Gabier & Christopher Peters, Creatures of the Wind
Rosie Assoulin
Wes Gordon

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ACCESSORIES DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Alexander Wang
Jack McCollough & Lazaro Hernandez, Proenza Schouler
Ashley Olsen & Mary-Kate Olsen, The Row

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MENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Thom Browne
Marcus Wainwright & David Neville, Rag & Bone
Dao-Yi Chow & Maxwell Osborne, Public School

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WOMENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Alexander Wang
Joseph Altuzarra
Marc Jacobs

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The annual event recognizes the outstanding contributions made to American fashion by individuals from all areas of the industry and related arts, with awards being given for design excellence in womenswear, menswear, and accessories as well as extraordinary accomplishments in journalism, creative vision, and lifetime achievement.

Nominations for each award category are submitted by The CFDA Fashion Awards Guild, an invitation only network comprised of top fashion retailers, journalists, stylists, influencers and the 450+ member designers of the CFDA. The nominees, as well as recipients of the honorary awards are ratified by the CFDA Board of Directors.

The Official Sponsors of the CFDA Fashion Awards are:
Intel, Official Technology Sponsor
MAC, Official Beauty Sponsor
Lexus, Official Automotive Sponsor
Veuve Clicquot, Official Champagne Partner
Proximo, Official Spirits Sponsor

WHO WERE YOUR FAVORITE NOMINEES? DID YOU GUESS THE WINNERS? SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS BELOW!!

xoxo Dara Senders – The Style Senders

Photos by Zimbio, All information provided by the CFDA.

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