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Our Votes for the CFDA Fashion Awards

The Council of Fashion Designers of America released its nominees for the CFDA Fashion Awards, and although the ceremony isn’t until June 2, we’re casting our votes for the big designers we think will take home statuettes!

Womenswear Designer of the Year Award

Nominees 

  • Alexander Wang
  • Joseph Altuzarra of Altuzarra
  • Marc Jacobs


Who gets our vote

Joseph Altuzarra. We can’t help rooting for the underdog!

Menswear Designer of the Year Award

Nominees

  • Maxwell Osborne & Dao-Yi Chow for Public School
  • Marcus Wainwright & David Neville for Rag & Bone
  • Thom Browne


Who gets our vote

Maxwell Osborne & Dao-Yi Chow. After receiving the Swarovski Award for Menswear last year, Public School has only gotten bigger and better.

Accessories Designer of the Year Award

Nominees

  • Alexander Wang
  • Lazaro Hernandez & Jack McCollough for Proenza Schouler
  • Mary-Kate Olsen & Ashley Olsen for The Row


Who gets our vote

Lazaro Hernandez & Jack McCollough for Proenza Schouler. Who else could make designer notebooks and baseball hats a thing?

Swarovski Award for Womenswear

Nominees

  • Shane Gabier & Christopher Peters for Creatures of the Wind
  • Rosie Assoulin
  • Wes Gordon


Who gets our vote

Rosie Assoulin. With features in Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar, Rosie is the one to watch this year (and anyone who is a friend of the Man Repeller is a friend of ours!).

Swarovski Award for Menswear

Nominees

  • Tim Coppens
  • Todd Snyder
  • Shayne Oliver for Hood by Air


Who get our vote

Shayne Oliver for Hood by Air. No up-and-comer has a larger following than him!

Swarovski Award for Accessory Design

Nominees

  • Irene Neuwirth
  • Jennifer Fisher
  • Marc Alary


Who gets our vote

Jennifer Fisher. We love that her jewelry caters to all women and budgets (plus, have you ever checked out her Instagram account?). 

Corinne Sullivan is an editorial intern at Her Campus. She is in her senior year at Boston College, majoring in English with a Creative Writing Concentration. On campus, she cheers at football and basketball games as part of the Boston College Pom Squad and performs as a member of the Dance Organization of Boston College. She also teaches spin classes at the campus gym and contributes to the BC branch of Her Campus. Corinne loves the beach, all things chocolate, and is unashamed of her love for Young Adult Fiction. You can follow her on Twitter at @cesullivan14. 
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