Brother Vellies and Paul Andrew are among the designers nominated for a 2016 CFDA Fashion Award.
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.
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 Swarovski Award for Accessory Design will be decided between Aurora James for Brother Vellies; Gigi Burris, and Paul Andrew.
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.