Find Out Who’s Nominated for a CFDA Award

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Last night, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) announced the nominees and honorees for the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards at an event at Rockefeller Center, hosted by CFDA President Diane von Furstenberg and Nadja Swarovski. This year’s CFDA Awards, in Collaboration with Swarovski, will be handed out June 1 at the official ceremony to take place at Lincoln Center. Below see the rundown of this year’s nominees and honorees:

The Womenswear Designer of the Year Award nominees:

Joseph Altuzarra for Altuzarra

Marc Jacobs

Michael Kors

Lazaro Hernandez  and Jack McCollough for Proenza Schouler

Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row

The Menswear Designer of the Year Award nominees:

Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne for Public School

David Neville and Marcus Wainwright for Rag & Bone

Thom Browne

Tim Coppens

Tom Ford

The Accessory Designer of the Year Award Nominees:

Alexander Wang

Irene Neuwirth

Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez for Proenza Schouler

Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row

Tabitha Simmons

The Swarovski Award for Womenswear Nominees:

Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne for Public School

Rosie Assoulin

Ryan Roche

Swarovski Award for Menswear Nominees:

Shayne Oliver for Hood by Air

Alex Orley, Matthew Orley and Samantha Orley for Orley

Ariel and Shimon Ovadia for Ovadia & Sons

Swarovski Award for Accessory Design Nominees:

Paul Andrew

Eva Zuckerman for Eva Fehren

Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel for Mansur Gavriel

Meanwhile, the honorary awards will go to a diverse group of fashion luminaries.

The Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award, named for the fiercely independent, four-time CFDA Fashion Award winner, goes to Betsey Johnson.

The Media Award, given in honor of Eugenia Sheppard, the influential journalist who revolutionized fashion reporting during her time at the New York City Herald Tribune, will be given to Instagram.

The Founders Award, given in honor of CFDA founder Eleanor Lambert who is widely credited with putting American fashion on the map, will go to Millard “Mickey” Drexler, Chairman and CEO of J.Crew Group, Inc.  

The International Award will go to Maria Grazia Chiuriand Pierpaolo Piccioli of Valentino for their creative contribution to the international fashion stage.

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