Kate Mulleavy, Kirsten Dunst and Laura Mulleavy (Photo by Scott Rudd)
The 2009 CFDA Awards
NEW YORK ??” The Council of Fashion Designers of America has crowned its 2009 CFDA Fashion Awards winners.
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Kate and Laura Mulleavy for Rodarte took home the Womenswear Designer of the Year Award; Scott Sternberg for Band of Outsidersand Italo Zucchelli for Calvin Klein Collectiontied for the Menswear Designer of the Year Award, and Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez for Proenza Schouler won Accessory Designer of the Year.
The Swarovski awards for emerging talent, meanwhile, went to Alexander Wang for Womenswear, Tim Hamilton for Menswear and Justin Giunta for Subversive Jewelry for Accessory Design.
Anna Sui was honored with the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award, and the International Award went to Marc Jacobs for his work at Louis Vuitton. Ralph Lauren won the first Popular Vote award.
First Lady Michelle Obama received the CFDA??™s Board of Directors??™ Special Tribute.
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–Nikki Cho Russo