CFDA Announces 2009 Nominees

Posted by: on Mar 17, 2009 | No Comments

Last night in an event hosted by Swarovski at the Rooftop Gardens of Rockafeller Centre, the Council of Fashion Designers of America announced their awards nominees for 2009.

And the nominees are…

Womenswear Designer of the Year

  • Marc Jacobs
  • Kate & Laura Mulleavy for Rodarte
  • Narciso Rodriguez

Menswear Designer of the Year

  • Michael Bastian
  • Scott Sternberg for Band of Outsiders
  • Italo Zucchelli for Calvin Klein

Accessory Designer of the Year

  • Marc Jacobs
  • Jack McCollough & Lazaro Hernandez for Proenza Schouler
  • Vera Wang

Swarovski Award for Womenswear

  • Thakoon Panichgul
  • Alexander Wang
  • Jason Wu

Swarovski Award for Menswear

  • Patrik Ervell
  • Robert Geller
  • Tim Hamilton

Swarovski Award for Accessory Design

  • Justin Giunta for Subversive Jewelry
  • Alejandro Ingelmo
  • Albertus Q. Swanepoel


Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award
Anna Sui

Eugenia Sheppard Award
Ed Nardoza, Editor-in-Chief, Women’s Wear Daily

International Award
Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton

Board of Directors’ Special Tribute
First Lady Michelle Obama

Eleanor Lambert Award
Jim Moore, Creative Director, GQ

The winners will be announced on June 15, 2009 at Lincoln Centre. Congrats to Marc Jacobs for his 2 nominations and 1 honorary award!