The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) has announced the list of nominees and honorees that will be celebrated at this year’s Fashion Awards. Virgil Abloh will be honored with a special posthumous award. This is to acknowledge his many achievements and contributions to the fashion world.
“This year’s nominees reflect the renewed excitement around American fashion generated by designers who are redefining the future of our industry,” CFDA CEO Steven Kolb said.
The event is scheduled for Monday, November 7th at Casa Cipriani in New York City.
Also, this year’s event will celebrate the CFDA’s 60th anniversary. Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez (from Proenza Schouler) will host this event with Aurora James, Joseph Altuzarra, and Gabriela Hearst.
Aside from Virgil Abloh, other creatives will be honored as well. See the complete list below:
CFDA’s 2022 Fashion Icon
Positive Social Influence Award
Slaysians from The House of Slay, featuring Prabal Gurung, Laura Kim, Phillip Lim, Tina Leung, and Ezra William
The Founder’s Award in honor of Eleanor Lambert
Andrew Bolton, Wendy Yu Curator in Charge, the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award
Laurie Lynn Stark and Richard Stark, Chrome Hearts
The Media Award in Honor of Eugenia Sheppard
Environmental Sustainability Award
The United Nations
American Womenswear Designer of the Year
Catherine Holstein, KHAITE
Christopher John Rogers
American Menswear Designer of the Year
Emily Adams Bode Aujla, Bode
Jerry Lorenzo, Fear of God
Mike Amiri, Amiri
American Accessory Designer of the Year
Aurora James, Brother Vellies
Raul Lopez, LUAR
Stuart Vevers, Coach
Telfar Clemens, Telfar
American Emerging Designer of the Year
Carly Mark, Puppets and Puppets
Colm Dillane, KidSuper
Lauren Harwell Godfrey, Harwell Godfrey