NEW YORK — The 2010 CFDA Fashion Awards nominees and honorees have been set.
This year’s nominees for Womenswear Designer of the Year are Donna Karan, Marc Jacobs and Alexander Wang. For Menswear Designer of the Year, they are Tom Ford, Michael Bastian and David Neville and Marcus Wainwright of Rag & Bone. Jacobs, Proenza Schouler’s Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez and Alexis Bittar will be competing for the Accessory Designer of the Year award.
The Swarovski Award, which recognizes emerging talent, will be decided between Prabal Gurung, Joseph Altuzarra and Jason Wu for women’s wear; Simon Spurr, Patrik Ervell and Richard Chai for men’s wear, and Dana Lorenz, Alexander Wang and Eddie Borgo for accessories.
As usual, several special awards will be handed out at the event, which is again being underwritten by Swarovski and which will take place at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall on June 7.
This year’s Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award will go to Michael Kors. Burberry chief creative officer Christopher Bailey is the recipient of the International Award, while Iman is being recognized with the Fashion Icon Award. Kim Hastreiter, editor in chief and publisher of Paper Magazine, is receiving the Eugenia Sheppard Award, while Vogue’s fashion director, Tonne Goodman, is being honored with the Eleanor Lambert Award. Alexander McQueen will posthumously receive the CFDA Board of Directors’ Special Tribute Award.
For the second year, L’Oréal Paris will sponsor the Popular Vote Award.
Meanwhile, at the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s meeting on Wednesday, the board voted to make changes to the bylaws, and reelected Diane von Furstenberg for a third, two-year term as president of the organization.
This is a change from a bylaw put in place five years ago, which, after Stan Herman served in the role for 16 years, restricted CFDA presidents to two two-year terms. Von Furstenberg, whose presidency would have finished at the end of this year, will now serve as president of the CFDA until Dec. 31, 2012.
Von Furstenberg said her four-year tenure has flown by. “[The board] unanimously asked me to stay another two years and I said yes,” she said. “I am happy that they love me and I love them. There is so much more to do and we’re doing it.”
EXCLUSIVE: @tomford is opening its first-ever beauty store. The boutique, which opens November 20 in London’s Covent Gardens, was designed with the over-the-top glam Ford is known for. Read the full story on WWD.com, link in bio. #wwdbeauty #wwdnews (📷: Simon Wagner) #TomFordBeauty
New York-based DJ @harleyvnewton threw a party to celebrate the holiday collection of her dress and pajama line @hvn at the Ladurée Beverly Hills. It Girls @katebosworth, @rashidajones and more joined in on the fun, which included cocktails, croque monsieur sandwiches and a photo booth. #wwdfashion (📷: Owen Kolasinski/BFA.com)
For the holidays, @Burberry partnered with 20-year-old artist @blondeymccoy on a series of three outdoor murals in downtown Manhattan. The murals are McCoy’s interpretation of a Christmas eve party, the idea of charity and the spirit of family. His third mural, pictured here, is the most personal. The image depicts McCoy’s grandparents and father in London’s Trafalgar Square in the Seventies. “My work often features lots of sentimental objects.” #wwdeye
For spring 2018, designers applied bold colors and cartoonish motifs on everything from sneakers and belts to key chains. See all the top men’s accessories trends on WWD.com. #wwdtrends (📷: George Chinsee; Prop Styling by @rnasti; Market Editor: @luiscampuzano)
The @dior-sponsored @guggenheim international gala pre-party has a history of drawing cool-girl musical acts to serenade the crowd –– and last night was no exception. @haimtheband performed songs both new and old, and lured a star-studded audience with the likes of Rebecca Hall, Kate Mara, Mamoudou Athie and more. #wwdeye (📷: @lexieblacklock)
In a partnership between the @metopera and the @englishnationalopera, “Marnie” was born. The opera, with costumes sponsored by @mrporterlive, is an adaptation of the 1961 thriller by Winston Graham. Arianne Phillips, who created the costumes, is no rookie: She’s styled Madonna for her tours and created costumes for a myriad of films in the past. Read WWD’s interview with Phillips, where she talks about her inspiration for the opera’s costumes on WWD.com #wwdfashion
@barneysnyc took a different approach to their holiday windows this year. Instead of Christmas decor, Barneys tapped @thehaasbrothers to tell a story of positivity, gratitude and inclusivity via heartwarming silliness and humor. “It’s about kids and it’s about coming together and being family and loving each other,” said Simon Haas. #wwdfashion (📷: @joshuascottphoto)
Beauty influencer @kandeejohnson makes her foray into hair care with a collaboration with @ogx_beauty — making it the first time that OGX has teamed up for a product creation. The collab includes shampoos and conditioners in three scents. At 39 and a mom, Johnson is a different profile than the emerging social media stars, but is considered one of the pioneers of the digital beauty influencer world. Read WWD’s interview with her on wwd.com, including the strangest beauty product she’s ever tried #wwdbeauty