The 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards Winners


The red carpet was rolled out for the second time at New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom, as the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) paid tribute to honorees and bestowed accolades to the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards winners.

Sponsored again by Swarovski, the worlds of fashion, film, media, and music were brought together to honor the achievements of American fashion’s finest.

Award presenters for the evening included Nicole Kidman, Kerry Washington, Armie Hammer and a bevy of other guest presenters who announced the winners in the categories of Womenswear, Menswear, Accessories as well as honoring industry luminaries such as Rick Owens, Pat McGrath, and Demna Gvasalia.

Nominations for the awards were submitted by the CFDA Fashion Awards Guild, made up of the 450+ members of the CFDA, along with top fashion retailers, journalists and stylists.

The Impression wishes to congratulate the evening’s winners and honorees, and congratulate all on a phenomninal year.


Womenswear

Raf Simons
RAF SIMONS FOR CALVIN KLEIN

Nominees IncludedJoseph Altuzarra for Altuzarra, Marc JacobsJack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez for Proenza Schouler, and Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsenfor The Row.



Menswear

Raf Simons
RAF SIMONS FOR CALVIN KLEIN

Nominees Included | Robert GellerThom Browne, Tim Coppens, and Todd Snyder.



Accessories

STUART VEVERS FOR COACH

Nominees Included | Irene NeuwirthRachel Mansurand Floriana Gavriel for Mansur GavrielPaul Andrew, and Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row.


Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent

LAURA KIM AND FERNANDO GARCIA Monse

LAURA KIM AND FERNANDO GARCIA FOR MONSE

Nominees IncludedLaura Vassar Brock and Kristopher Brock for Brock CollectionGabriela Hearst, Virgil Abloh for Off-White, and Sander Lak for Sies Marjan.


Swarovski Award for Positive ChangeKenneth ColeKENNETH COLE


Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement AwardRick OwensRICK OWENS


Founder’s Award in Honor of Eleanor LambertPat McGrathPAT MCGRATH


International AwardDEMNA GVASALIADEMNA GVASALIA OF VETEMENTS & BALENCIAGA


Board of Directors Tribute

CECILE RICHARDS
GLORIA STEINEM
Janelle Monae

CECILE RICHARDS, GLORIA STEINEM, & JANELLE MONAE


The Fashion Icon AwardFRANCA SOZZANI

FRANCA SOZZANI



* Raf Simons Photographed by Willy Vanderperre
** Rick Owens Photographed by Danielle Levitt
*** Stuart Vevers Photographed by Danny Clinch


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