“Oscars of Fashion” Winners, Honorees, & Nominees, Celebrity Guests
Fashion Icon Award: Jennifer Lopez
Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award: Bob Mackie
Board of Directors Tribute Award: Barbie
Celebrity Guests, Iconic Designers & More!
June 2019 – Brooklyn, NY: The 2019 Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Awards – also known as the “Oscars of Fashion” – honored the best and the brightest in the fashion industry at the Brooklyn Museum this week.
Founded in 1981, the CFDA Awards are the highest honor in fashion and recognize the outstanding contributions made to American fashion in womenswear, menswear, accessories and emerging talent, as well as journalism, creative vision, personal style, positive change, and lifetime achievement.
2019 CFDA AWARD WINNERS ARE:
Womenswear Designer of the Year: Brandon Maxwell
Menswear Designer of the Year: Thom Browne for Thom Browne New York
Accessory Designer of the Year: Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row
Emerging Designer of the Year: Emily Adams Bode for Bode
Each June, the international fashion community honors the best and brightest in American design at the CFDA Fashion Awards. Nominations for each award category are submitted by the CFDA Fashion Awards Guild, an invitation-only network made up of the 500+ members of the CFDA, along with top fashion retailers, journalists, stylists and influencers. The nominees as well as recipients of the honorary awards are ratified by the CFDA Board of Directors.