The CFDA Awards 2017

Every year, the international fashion community honors all the best moments in American design at the CFDA Fashion Awards.

We are having our own fashion awards after seeing all the beautiful pieces worn to this event. We’ll call it TBPS Fashion Awards. (If you’re not catching on to that, The Bread Poet Society Fashion Awards are now in full swing and will be held every year, starting today.)

The CFDA Awards were held at The Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5th. Raf Simons made waves when he went home with both the Menswear and Womenswear Designer of the Year awards for his work at Calvin Klein. He was appointed chief creative officer at the label less than a year ago.

Here are the winners:

Womenswear Designer of the Year: Raf Simons for Calvin Klein
Menswear Designer of the Year: Raf Simons for Calvin Klein
Accessory Designer of the Year: Stuart Vevers for Coach
Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent: Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia for Monse
Inaugural Swarovski Award for Positive Change: Kenneth Cole
Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award: Rick Owens
International Award: Demna Gvasalia for Vetements and Balenciaga
The Founder’s Award: Pat McGrath
Board of Directors’ Tribute: Cecile Richards, Gloria Steinem and Janelle Monáe
Fashion Icon Award: Franca Sozzani, Vogue Italia editor-chief, posthumous

All nominations can be seen here.

But, without further ado, here are our fashion awards.

Showcasing-Own-Label Award: Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen with their label, The Row.


Daring-All-White Award: Gigi Hadid in The Row.

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Is-It-A-Dress-Is-It-A-Suit Award: Bella Hadid in Off-White.

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I-Didn’t-Bring-A-Gift-Because-I-Am-The-Gift Award: Alek Wek in Balenciaga.

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I-Have-An-Award-Show-At-5-And-Getting-Married-At-7 Award: Meg Ryan in Christian Siriano.

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It’s-Called-Tablecloth-Fashion-Look-It-Up Award: Adwoa Aboah in Coach.

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I-Had-To-Jog-Here Award: Demna Gvasalia.

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We-Thought-You-Said-Theme-Party Award: Michele Lamy and Rick Owens.

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Are-You-A-Pedestrian-Crossing-Because-Cars-Are-Stopping-To-Look-At-Your-Outfit Award: Janelle Monáe in Christian Siriano.

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Can-You-Tell-I’m-A-Millennial-Or-Am-I-Not-Wearing-Enough-Pink Award: Brit Marling in Sies Marjan.

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GURL-YES Award: Joan Smalls in Michael Kors.

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All images: Vogue UK.



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