Alessandro Michele and David Bowie to be honoured at the CFDA Awards

The awards ceremony will take place on 6 June in New York City

By Verinia Khoo | Published: 17 Mar 2016

CFDA nominees
Alessandro Michele and David Bowie in 'Absolute Beginners' (Photo: Sthanlee B. Mirador/TPG Images)

The CFDA Award nominees list is out and Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele has been announced as the receipient of the International Award. Also, late British singer David Bowie will be honoured with the Board of Directors' Tribute award.

The awards ceremony will take place on Monday, 6 June in New York City. Read on for the full list of nominees.

Womenswear Designer of the Year
Marc Jacobs
Proenza Schouler: Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez
Altuzarra: Joseph Altuzarra
Rodarte: Kate and Laura Mulleavy
The Row: Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen

Menswear Designer of the Year
Thom Browne
Public School: Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne
Rag & Bone: David Neville and Marcus Wainwright
Todd Snyder
Tim Coppens

Accessories Designer of the Year
Irene Neuwirth
The Row: Ashley Olsen & Mary-Kate Olsen
Altuzarra: Joseph Altuzarra
Mansur Gavriel: Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel
Proenza Schouler: Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez

Swarovski Award for Womenswear
Monse: Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia
Brandon Maxwell
Ryan Roche

Swarovski Award for Menswear
Orley: Alex Orley, Matthew Orley, Samantha Orley John Elliott Gypsy
Sport: Rio Uribe

Swarovski Award for Accessory Design
Brother Vellies: Aurora James
Paul Andrew
Gigi Burris
Geoffrey Beene

Lifetime Achievement Award
Norma Kamali

The Media Award in Honor of Eugenia Sheppard
Imran Amed, editor in chief of The Business of Fashion

The Founder’s Award in Honor of Eleanor Lambert
Donna Karan

International Award
Gucci: Alessandro Michele

Board of Directors’ Tribute Award
David Bowie

Related: Alessandro Michele to receive International Fashion Designer of the Year award
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