The CFDA Awards are considered the American fashion industry's highest honor, something comparable to the Academy Awards in the realm of designers. On Thursday, the Council announced its 2013 nominees - a mix of established and up-and-coming designers including names like Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang, and Pamela Love - none of the nominees coming as a complete surprise.
This year's ceremony will take place June 3 in New York. Vera Wang, who most recently was announced ot be redesigning the Eagles cheerleader's outfits, will be the recipient of the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award. View the complete list below.
Womenswear designer of the year:
Proenza Schouler’s Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez
Menswear designer of the year:
Duckie Brown’s Steven Cox and Daniel Silver