New York—The “Oscars of Fashion” have crowned their 2013 winners!
The Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards celebrated its 50th anniversary last night at Lincoln Center, and of course, it was a star- and model-studded affair. Even Hillary Clinton made an appearance to present Oscar de la Renta with his Founders Award.
A list of finalists and who won:
Accessory Designer of the Year
Winner: Phillip Lim
This was a major coup for Lim, who is also unveiling a collaboration with Target this Fall.
(Finalists: Alexander Wang, Proenza Schouler’s Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez)
Swarovski Award for Accessory Design
Winner: Pamela Love
(Finalists: Irene Neuwirth, Jennifer Meyer)
Womenswear Designer of the Year
Winner: Proenza Schouler’s Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez: Won
(Finalists: Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang)
Swarovski Awards for Womenswear
Winner: Suno’s Erin Beatty and Max Osterweis
(Finalists: Creatures of the Wind’s Shane Gabier and Christopher Peters, Cushnie et Ochs’ Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs)
International Award: Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci
Media Award: Tim Blanks
Founders Award: Oscar de la Renta
Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award: Vera Wang
Board of Directors’ Tribute Award: Costume designer Colleen Atwood