On Wednesday, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) revealed the designers in the running for its 2016 CFDA Fashion Awards. The awards ceremony, in collaboration with Swarovski, will take place in on June 6 in New York City at Hammerstein Ballroom.
For Womenswear Designer of the Year, the nominees are: Joseph Altuzarra for Altuzarra; Marc Jacobs; Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez for Proenza Schouler; Kate Mulleavy and Laura Mulleavy for Rodarte, and Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row.
For Menswear Designer of the Year, the nominees are: Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne for Public School; Marcus Wainwright and David Neville for Rag & Bone; Tim Coppens; Thom Browne and Todd Snyder.
Nominees for Accessory Designer of the Year are: Joseph Altuzarra for Altuzarra; Irene Neuwirth; Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel for Mansur Gavriel; Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez for Proenza Schouler, and Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row.
The CFDA will also honor Donna Karan with the Founder’s Award. Karan stepped down from her eponymous label last year. Gucci Creative Director Alessandro Michele will receive the International Award. David Bowie will posthumously receive the Board of Director’s Tribute.