The CDFA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) 2012 Award Show took place on June 4th at the Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center NYC. It also marked the 50th anniversary celebration; hosted by actor, Seth Meyer of the ‘Saturday Night Live’…who happened to ‘flash’ his underwear à la Marc Jacobs at the Met Ball last month.
Is it a shocker that the Olsen twins (Mary-Kate and Ashley) beat Marc Jacobs for the top award: Womenswear Designer of the Year?
Here is the full list of the winners.
Womenswear Designer of the Year:
Nominees: Marc Jacobs, Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen of The Row, Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler
Winner: Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen of The Row
Menswear Designer of the Year:
Nominees: Patrik Ervell, Billy Reid, Simon Spurr
Winner: Billy Reid
Accessories Designer of the Year:
Nominees: Alexander Wang, Reed Krakoff, Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler
Winner: Reed Krakoff
Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent in Womenswear:
Nominees: Joseph Altuzarra, Chris Peters and Shane Gabier of Creatures of the Wind, Max Osterweis and Erin Beatty of Suno
Winner: Joseph Altuzarra
Swarovksi Award for Emerging Talent in Menswear:
Nominees: Antonio Azzuolo, Todd Snyder, Phillip Lim
Winner: Phillip Lim
Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent in Accessories:
Nominees: Tabitha Simmons, Pamela Love, Irene Neuwirth
Winner: Tabitha Simmons
Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award: Tommy Hilfiger
International Award: Rei Kawakubo
Founders Award, in honor of Eleanor Lambert: Andrew Rosen
Media Award, in honor of Eugenia Sheppard: Scott Schuman and Garance Doré
Fashion Icon Award: Johnny Depp
Source: NY Times, Harper Bazaar,Telegraph, Huffingtonpost
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