2013 CFDA Fashion Awards Presented in New York

| June 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

2013 CFDA Fashion Awards Presented in New York, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) paid tribute to the winners and honorees of the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards and commemorated the organization’s 50th anniversary at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center. TV personality and Bravo executive Andy Cohen was the host for the evening. For the twelfth year in a row, the evening was generously underwritten by Swarovski.

Mary Kate Olsen attends 2013 CFDA Fashion

The evening’s Womenswear Designer of the Year honors went to Jack McCollough & Lazaro Hernandez for Proenza Schouler, presented by Kerry Washington. The award for Menswear Designer of the Year was presented by Dan Stevens to Thom Browne. Phillip Lim for 3.1 Phillip Lim took home the Accessories  esigner of the Year Award,presented by Rose Byrne.

Juliette Lewis in Zac Posen CFDA 2013

Secretary Clinton gave a moving tribute to Founders Award recipient Oscar de la Renta whom she met while hosting the Kennedy Center Honors in 1993. Clinton praised de la Renta for his unique contribution to fashion.

The 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards will be digitally broadcast on Tuesday, June 4th at 10am, only onStyle.com.  The digital broadcast is sponsored by Swarovski.

“Tonight we honored the best talent working in our industry today, and celebrated the indelible impact they’ve had on fashion; not only in America but throughout the world,” said CFDA President Diane von Furstenberg.

2013 CFDA Fashion Awards Vera Wang

“A CFDA Fashion Award is one of the most coveted awards one can receive in our industry,” said CFDA CEO Steven Kolb. “This annual event is the one night we come together to celebrate our own.”

“Swarovski is thrilled to be a part of such an incredible evening honoring the best in American fashion. We are proud to support all of the Swarovski Award nominees, and look forward to seeing a brilliant future unfold for each of the designers,” said Nadja Swarovski, Member of the Executive Board, Swarovski.

Swarovski After Party

Hailee Steinfeld and Douglas Booth, stars of the upcoming film Romeo & Juliet from Swarovski Entertainment, presented the three Swarovski Awards, which honor and recognize emerging talent. The Swarovski Award for Womenswear was given to Erin Beatty & Max Osterweis for Suno. The Swarovski Award for Menswear was presented to Dao-Yi Chow Maxwell Osborne for Public School. The Swarovski Award for Accessories Design went to Pamela Love.

Recipients in each category will receive generous financial support from the company as well as exposure to the company’s vast and innovative crystal products and applications for fashion.

The Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Vera Wang by Ralph Laurenfor her consistent, creative influence on fashion.

The Media Award for excellence in journalism, originally created in honor of Eugenia Sheppard, was presented to Tim Blanks by Linda Evangelista.

Riccardo Tisci of Givenchy was recognized with this year’s International Award, presented byJessica Chastain.

The Board of Directors’ Tribute was given to Colleen Atwood by Ethan Hawke. Atwood is the first costume designer to be recognized by the CFDA.

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