CFDA 2014 Fashion Fund Awards – Last night in Lincoln Center in New York, the jury for the CFDA 2014 Awards, led by Diane von Furstenberg gathered to unveil the list of prize winners for the CFDA Fashion Fund Awards 2014. The awards wer founded in 1962 and since then the Council of Fashion Designers Awards has celebrated the year’s best American designers of men’s and women’s ready-to-wear and accessories. The winner of the this year prestigious Womenswear Designer of the Year award was Joseph Altuzarra, who followed in the footsteps of previous winners like: Proenza Schouler, Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez.
Other price winners were: Public School’s Maxwell Osborne & Dao-Yi Chow for menswear and The Row’s Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen for accessories. Creatures of the Wind’s Shane Gabier and Christopher Peters for women’s ready-to-wear and Irene Neuwirth for accessories were honored by Swarovski which is the official partner of the event. Raf Simons received the International Designer Award presented by Marion Cotillard, Rihanna won the Vogue US Fashion Icon Award and TomFord got the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award.
Take a look at the pictures from the CFDA awards.