Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Designer Diary: Congratulations to 2011 CFDA Award Winners

Posted by Elisabeth Bass at 16:38
The Council of Fashion Designers of America (not for profit trade association of America's foremost fashion and accesory designers) hosted its annual awards gala and red carpet last night, June 6th 2011, in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY.

Lady Gaga was less than dressed to receive her award for Fashion Icon.  She cried on stage, then giggled as she explained 'I can't believe I'm allowed in here!'  (Image by Jamie McCarthy/Wire Image)

On the red (purple) carpet; Liv Tyler was breathtaking in Proenza Schouler.  Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough of Proenza Schouler were awarded Womenswear Designer of the Year. (Image by InStyle.com)

Judith Light of Ugly Betty revealed to the press that she felt her character from the hit series should have its own spin off show.  She was dressed in Pamela Roland.  (Image by stylebistro.com)

Pleasantly, the International Award was received by British Designer, Phoebe Philo of Celine.  Looking as crisp as her latest collection, Philo poses above with her award. (Image via Twitpic)

Congratulations to all that were nominated.  The full list of award recipients is as follows:

Womenswear Designer of the Year
Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler
Menswear Designer of the Year
Michael Bastian
Accessories Designer of the Year
Alexander Wang
Swarovski Award for Womenswear
Prabal Gurung
Swarovski Award for Menswear
Robert Geller
Swarovski Award for Accessories
Eddie Borgo
Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award
Marc Jacobs
The Media Award
Hilary Alexander, The Telegraph
International Award
Phoebe Philo for CĂ©line
Fashion Icon Award
Lady Gaga
The Founders Award
Hal Rubenstein, In Style
Board of Directors’ Special Tribute
Arthur Elgort


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