The first time a designer has received the award without ever hosting a fashion show.
HYPEBEAST spoke with the Jamaican-American designer about the inspiration behind his vibrant designs.
Featuring the first full range of in person shows since 2019.
Christopher John Rogers, Valentino’s Pierpaolo Piccioli and Gabriela Hearst also received nods.
CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund 2019 winner Christopher John Rogers is nominated for American emerging designer of the year.