CFDA 2015 Nominees and Honorees for Fashion’s Big Night

Get ready for a major soirée — the CFDA awards are almost here.

One of fashion’s biggest nights, hosted by the Council of Fashion Designers of America, is known for honoring top designers in the industry and attracting top celebrity guests.

On Monday, fashion’s finest will gather at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City, where the winners will be revealed.

The nominees include footwear power players Paul Andrew, nominated for the Swarovski Award for Accessory Design; Tabitha Simmons, up for Accessories Designer of the Year alongside Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen for The Row; and Betsey Johnson, who will accept the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award.

2015 FN CEO Summit
Tabitha Simmons and Paul Andrew on stage with Alina Cho at the 2015 FN CEO Summit in Miami.
CREDIT: Jim Hobart.

If last year’s event is any indication, there are bound to be many standout shoe and fashion moments.

Last year, Rihanna made waves for her barely there fishnet dress, created by Adam Selmen.

 

In anticipation of the big night, the CFDA also fêted some of its favorite red carpet moments on Instagram.

 

 

Check out the full list of nominees and honorees below — and be sure to follow @Footwearnews Monday for live coverage of the star-studded event.

ACCESSORIES DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen, The Row
Tabitha Simmons
Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, Proenza Schouler
Irene Neuwirth
Alexander Wang

MENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Tom Ford
Tim Coppens
Thom Browne
Marcus Wainwright and David Neville, Rag & Bone
Dao Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne, Public School

WOMENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen, The Row
Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, Proenza Schouler
Michael Kors
Marc Jacobs
Joseph Altuzarra

SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR WOMENSWEAR
Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne, Public School
Rosie Assoulin
Ryan Roche

SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR MENSWEAR
Shayne Oliver for Hood by Air
Orley
Ovadia & Sons

SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR ACCESSORY DESIGN
Eva Fehren
Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel for Mansur Gavriel
Paul Andrew

GEOFFREY BEENE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Betsey Johnson

INTERNATIONAL AWARD
Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli for Valentino

THE FOUNDER’S AWARD IN HONOR OF ELEANOR LAMBERT
Millard “Mickey” Drexler

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