Here Are the Winners of the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards

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.

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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

Kenneth Cole

Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award

Rick Owens

Founder’s Award

Pat McGrath

International Award

Demna Gvasalia, Vetements and Balenciaga

Board of Directors’ Tribute

Cecile Richards, Gloria Steinem, and Janelle Monáe

Fashion Icon Award

Franca Sozzani

Menswear Designer of the Year

Raf Simons

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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