Earlier this year Vogue announced the nominees for the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards as well as the annual special honorees. Now, the publication has announced the winners and special honorees for the event.
According to an article on Fashionista, Vogue has announced the winners for the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards on Monday. The publication also announced the special honorees for the event.
Vogue published an article announcing the winners in which Editor Steff Yotka says,
“the hottest party in New York City? Last night, it was at the Hammerstein Ballroom, where the fashion set descended for the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards. Inside the 34th Street space, designers, models, and style icons like Nicole Kidman, Lupita Nyong’o, and Bella Hadid cheered and applauded as the winners for Womenswear Designer of the Year, Menswear Designer of the Year, Accessories Designer of the Year, and the Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent were announced.”
Vogue included womenswear, menswear, and accessories designers together in the Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent for the first time this year. Designers and brands were previously nominated separately. The publication also announced the Swarovski Award for Positive Change to honor a designer who has had a positive impact on fashion.
Here is a full list of the winners for the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards.
Swarovski Award for Positive Change
Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award
Demna Gvasalia, Vetements and Balenciaga
Board of Directors’ Tribute
Cecile Richards, Gloria Steinem, and Janelle Monáe
Fashion Icon Award
Menswear Designer of the Year
Accessory Designer of the Year
Stuart Vevers, Coach
Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent
Fernando Garcia and Laura Kim, Monse
Womenswear Designer of the Year
Raf Simons, Calvin Klein
Raf Simons is the first person to win both the womenswear and menswear CFDA awards in 24 years. Calvin Klein was the only person to receive both CFDA awards at one event until Simons, according to an article on Fashionista.
You can also take a look at photos from the CFDA Fashion Awards red carpet here.
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