CFDA Awards 2011 winners announced

June 7, 2011
By Sheryl Blasnik

CFDA Awards 2011

The Council of Fashion Designersheld their 2011 awards ceremony on June 6th at Alice Tully Hall located at Lincoln Center, home to NY Fashion Week. This is an event when the brightest and the best are saluted by the fashion industry. Swarovski Crystal underwrites the event and Philip Crangi designed the crystal encrusted Trova Trophies that were presented to all the winners.

This evening served to recognize the outstanding contributions made to American fashion by individuals from all areas of the industry and related arts, with awards being given for design excellence in womenswear, menswear and accessories as well as extraordinary accomplishments in journalism, creative vision and lifetime achievement.  This year Anderson Cooper hosted the CFDA Awards.

Below is a list of the winners:

WOMENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR:

Proenza Schouler

MENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR:

Michael Bastian

ACCESSORY DESIGNER OF THE YEAR:

Alexander Wang

SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR WOMENSWEAR:

Prabal Gurung

SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR MENSWEAR:

Robert Geller

SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR ACCESSORY DESIGN:

Eddie Borgo

INTERNATIONAL AWARD:

Phoebe Philo for Céline

MEDIA AWARD, given in honor of Eugenia Sheppard:

Hilary Alexander

FOUNDERS AWARD, given in honor of Eleanor Lambert, the CFDA’s founder:

Hal Rubenstein

FASHION ICON AWARD:

Lady Gaga

GEOFFREY BEENE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:

Marc Jacobs

BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ SPECIAL TRIBUTE

Arthur Elgort

Congratulations to all the nominees and winners for your contributions to the industry and for keeping fashion fun and exciting.  For even more details follow @CFDA on Twitter.

 

Photo:  Getty Images

Sheryl Blasnik

 

 

 

 


 

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One Response to CFDA Awards 2011 winners announced

  1. Jane on June 7, 2011 at 10:25 AM

    Thank you Arthur. I do love Swarovski

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