Moda Operandi celebrated the category on Thursday night, where nominees noted that their success lies in what makes them different.
Jennifer Lopez and Barbie are among this year’s CFDA Fashion Awards recipients.
The designer talks about timeless design, investors and control.
She will take home the award June 4.
Designers including Ryan Roche and Brandon Maxwell collectively used more than 270,000 crystals for their designs.
The awards will be held June 6 at the Hammerstein Ballroom.