One of the focal categories for the awards is American Menswear Designers of the Year. This year’s nominees include Fear of God’s Jerry Lorenzo, Bode’s Emily Bode Aujla, Amiri’s Mike Amiri, Thom Browne and Willy Chavarria. Next up is the American Womenswear Designer of the Year with nominees Peter Do, Christopher John Rogers, LaQuan Smith, Gabriela Hearst and KHAITE’s Catherine Holstein.
Also on the docket is the American Emerging Designer of the Year with KidSuper’s Colm Dillane, Elena Velez, Bach Mai, Puppets and Puppets’ Carly Mark and Harwell Godfrey’s Lauren Harwell Godfrey. For the American Accessory Designer of the Year, nominees include Telfar’s Telfar Clemens, Brother Vellies’ Aurora James, LUAR’s Raul Lopez, Coach’s Stuart Vevers and Brandon Blackwood.
This year’s winners will be announced at the 2022 CFDA Fashion Awards, which will take place on Monday, November 7 at Cipriani South Street in NYC.
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