CFDA announces award nominees
The original CFDA Awards were planned for June 8, but thanks to coronavirus a wrench was thrown in that plan. However, that won't stop America's governing fashion body from recognizing top tier talent. “In this time of unprecedented challenge and change for our industry, we feel very strongly that it is important to recognize the nominees...
Jul 20, 2020
CFDA postpones 2020 Fashion Awards
The annual CFDA Fashion Awards, which were originally scheduled for June 8 at the New York Public Library, have been postponed to a yet to be determined date. CFDA chairman Tom Ford and CFDA president Steven Kolb made the decision to postpone after reviewing federal and state guidelines for health and wellness amidst the coronavirus pandemic....
Mar 18, 2020
CFDA announces new awards
The CFDA awards are scheduled for Monday, June 8, and this year the event will be seeing a new set of awards. This year, the organization has added categories for International Men’s Designer of the Year and Women’s Designer of the Year, Face of the Year and Brand of the Year. Both categories will be open to American and International...
Mar 5, 2020
Video: Behind Swae Lee's backwards polo shirt CFDA Awards look
Rapper Swae Lee wore a backwards polo shirt and high waist bell bottoms from Telfar Clemens’s eponymous fashion label. Source: Vogue, YouTube.
Jun 12, 2019
CFDA names 2019 award winners
The CFDA Awards took place at the Brooklyn Museum last night, and it was a night of celebration for top designer talent. Brandon Maxwell won the CFDA award for womenswear designer of the year, his second CFDA Award after winning the Swarovski emerging womenswear designer award in 2016. Mary-Kate and Ashely Olsen won Accessory Designer of the...
Jun 4, 2019
CFDA Awards: Brandon Maxwell, Rick Owens, The Row and Jennifer Lopez win top accolades
Each June, the international fashion community honours the best and brightest in American design at the CFDA Fashion Awards, which on Monday saw Brandon Maxwell and Rick Owens take home the most coveted accolades. The ceremony was held at the Brooklyn Museum, where Maxwell was bestowed with the CFDA womenswear designer of the year award, while...
Jun 4, 2019
What to expect in fashion news from week 23, 2019
What’s going on in the world of fashion this week? FashionUnited takes a look ahead at the upcoming news and events for the 23rd week of the year. Below are the main points from the editorial agenda in the period between 3-9 June, 2019. Graduate Fashion Week 2019 (2-5 June) Graduate Fashion Week (GFW) is back this week to showcase the best...
Jun 3, 2019
Nominees of CFDA Fashion Awards have been announced
The Council of Fashion Designers of America has announced its nominees for this year's CFDA Fashion Awards. The award ceremony is set to take place at the Brooklyn Museum on June 3, just after Tom Ford takes over the role of chairman of the CFDA. For the category of Womenswear Designer of the Year, the CFDA has nominated Brandon Maxwell, Marc...
Mar 20, 2019
CFDA and Swarovski end awards partnership
After a 17-year run, Swarovski will no longer be the sponsor for the CFDA Awards. Swarovski has been the main sponsor of the event. “After an incredible 17-year partnership on the CFDA Fashion Awards, the CFDA and Swarovski have decided to shift the scope of the relationship and work on other programs to support American fashion. We appreciate...
Mar 4, 2019
Video: The CFDA Salutes Ralph Lauren
Ralph Lauren is honored for his unparalleled impact on the landscape of American style at the 2018 CFDA Awards. Source: Ralph Lauren, YouTube.
Jun 7, 2018
Raf Simons, from Calvin Klein, scores third CFDA Award in two years
Raf Simons, who was appointed chief creative officer at Calvin Klein two years ago, won womenswear designer of the year at the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Awards, held last night in New York. This is the fourth CFDA award for the Belgian fashion designer. Last year, he won both womenswear and menswear designer of the year, and...
Jun 5, 2018
Looking back: CFDA Awards
The 2018 edition of the annual CFDA Awards will take place this evening at its new venue, the Brooklyn Museum.This years nominees and honoreeshave been previously announced by the American fashion governing body, while the award winners will be announced by host American actress, writer, director, and producer, Issa Rae. Founded in 1981, the...
Jun 4, 2018