CFDA reveals 2021 Fashion Awards nominees and honorees
The CFDA announced on Wednesday the nominees and honorees for the CFDA Fashion Awards spotlighting Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen, Emily Adams Bode and Catherine Holstein, among its newly unveiled list of 2021 Fashion Awards nominees.
Set to take place November 10, the CFDA will celebrate its 2021 nominees, in categories including American Womenswear Designer of the Year, American Menswear Designer of the Year, American Accessories Designer of the Year, American Emerging Designer of the Year, International Women's Designer of the Year and lnternational Men's Designer of the Year.
Nominees of the American Womenswear Designer of the Year include Catherine Holstein for Khaite, Christopher John Rogers, Gabriela Hearst, in addition to Marc Jacobs, and Peter Do.
American Menswear Designer of the Year nominees include 2019's American Emerging Designer award-winner Emily Adams Bode for Bode, Jerry Lorenzo for Fear of God, Mike Amiri for Amiri, Telfar Clemens for Telfar, and Thom Browne.
Likewise, the American Accessories Designer of the Year award recipient will be decided between nominees Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row, Aurora James for Brother Vellies, Stuart Vevers for Coach, and another nomination for Gabriela Hearst, as well as Telfar Clemens.
The American Emerging Designer of the Year nominees are Edvin Thompson for Theophilio, Eli Russell Linnetz for Erl, Jameel Mohammed for Khiry, Kenneth Nicholson, and Maisie Schloss for Maisie Wilen.
The International Women’s Designer of the Year nominees are Daniel Lee for Bottega Veneta, Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga, Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons for Prada, Pierpaolo Piccioli for Valentino, and Simon Porte Jacquemus for Jacquemus.
Finally, the nominees for International Men’s Designer of the Year are Daniel Lee for Bottega Veneta, Dries Van Noten, Grace Wales Bonner for Wales Bonner, Rick Owens, and Virgil Abloh for Louis Vuitton.
“The 2021 CFDA Fashion Awards mark the much-anticipated in-person return to our biggest fundraiser for CFDA’s scholarship programs,” said CFDA CEO Steven Kolb.
“We’re also incredibly pleased to see several talented names among the nominees for the first time. American fashion is experiencing a renewed energy, and these designers play a significant role in the future trajectory of our industry.”
The 2021 CFDA Fashion Awards will also feature several honoree awards, while additional Awards are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
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