Winners of the 2009 CFDA Fashion Awards Feted in New York

This week, the Council of Fashion Designers of America paid tribute to the winners and honorees of the 2009 CFDA Fashion Awards. This year’s Awards were hosted by comedian Tracey Ullman and held at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. The event was underwritten by Swarovski.

Honorees are as follows:

Womenswear Designer of the Year
Kate & Laura Mulleavy for Rodarte

Menswear Designer of the Year (a tie)
Scott Sternberg for Band of Outsiders and Italo Zucchelli for Calvin Klein Collection

Accessory Designer of the Year
Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez for Proenza Schouler

Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent Womenswear
Alexander Wang

Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent Menswear
Tim Hamilton

Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent Accessory Design
Justin Giunta for Subversive Jewelry

Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award
Anna Sui

International Award
Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton

Eugenia Sheppard Award for Fashion Journalism
Edward Nardoza, Editor-in-Chief, Women’s Wear Daily

Eleanor Lambert Award
Jim Moore, Creative Director, GQ

Board of Directors’ Special Tribute
First Lady Michelle Obama