Posts Tagged ‘The Council of Fashion Designers of America’

New York Fashion Week — Why We Love…Derek Lam…Full Steam Ahead


Derek Lam is a visionary. He began his journey over 20 years ago, rising to great heights as a designer, and now he’s building an even bigger footprint in the global fashion industry with strategic assertiveness. Lam—a Chinese-American who grew up in San Francisco, the scion of parents (and grandparents) in the fashion business, attended [...]

Rihanna to Get Award at CFDA Gala– “Oscars” of Fashion


Pop star Rihanna “RiRi” will receive the Fashion Icon Award from The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) at their Annual Gala on 2 June in New York. CDFA President Diane von Fürstenberg and CEO Steven Kolb lauded Rihanna for her exciting contributions to the fashion industry, as well as for her philanthropic partnership [...]


Ralph Lauren awarding Vera Wang

When the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) holds their annual awards ceremony, fashion, celebrity and international icons take center stage at fashion’s “Academy Awards.” This year, the CFDA Awards–held on 3 June at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, honoured our friend Vera Wang in a touching moment where her mentor–and iconic fashion [...]

The CFDA’s Impact, Fifty Years Later

From its inception in 1962, The Council of Fashion Designers of America has played an integral role in the exposure, promotion and subsequent success of fashion designers in the United States. The fashion trade organization grew from the need for respect and recognition for American designers and in its five decades, it has come to [...]

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