And the nominees for this year's CFDA awards are . . .
In the category "Womenswear Designer of the Year:" Joseph Altuzarra for Altuzarra, Raf Simons for Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez for Proenza Schouler, and Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row.
In the category "Menswear Designer of the Year:" Raf Simons for Calvin Klein, Robert Geller, Thom Browne, Tim Coppens, and Todd Snyder.
For the "Accessory Designer of the Year" award: Stuart Vevers for Coach, Irene Neuwirth, Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel for Mansur Gavriel, Paul Andrew, and Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row.
Nominated for the Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent: Laura Vassar Brock and Kristopher Brock for Brock Collection, Gabriela Hearst, Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia for Monse, Virgil Abloh for Off-White, and Sander Lak for Sies Marjan.
Honorees: The Swarovski Award for Positive Change will be presented to Kenneth Cole while Rick Owens will receive the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award. Pat McGrath will be recognised with the Founder’s Award, given in honor of CFDA founder Eleanor Lambert. Furthermore, the International Award will be presented to Demna Gvasalia for Vetements and Balenciaga while the Board of Directors’ Tribute will be presented to Cecile Richards, Gloria Steinem, and Janelle Monae, acknowledging their tireless work and achievements on behalf of women, and the powerful voice each had at the historic Women’s March. The Fashion Icon Award will posthumously be presented to Franca Sozzani.