Tag: CFDA

NYFW IN THE TIMES OF CORONAVIRUS: WHO’S SHOWING AND WHO’S SKIPPING?

As the official organizer for NYFW, the CFDA has announced the New York Fashion Week schedule for September 2020, taking place from the 13th-16th -- two days short of the usual five. "The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on American fashion, slowing down the supply chain and temporarily shutting down many business operations…

THE FASHION INDUSTRY’S RESET: AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE CFDA & BFC

On May 21st, The Council of Fashion Designers (CFDA) and The British Fashion Council (BFC) released a statement urging fashion designers to slow-down and re-evaluate the repercussions of fast-fashion in a post-pandemic world. "Together, we strongly recommend designers focus on no more than two main collections a year," the statement reads. "We firmly believe this…

COMPANIES + BRANDS JOIN THE BATTLE TO FIGHT COVID-19: LVMH, GM, SIRIANO, AND MORE

With the global death toll reaching over 33,000 and medical, health, and safety supplies quickly diminishing, many companies worldwide have started conducting ways to combat the Coronavirus pandemic. LVMH of France has spearheaded the movement with their efforts being heavily highlighted in the media. This mecca of a company was the first to announce, over…

THE CFDA ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY NYFW SCHEDULE FOR SUMMER 2020

The CFDA has released their preliminary fashion week schedule where the Summer 2020 collections will be presented. Kicking off on September 6, 2019 with Telfar, the schedule includes big brand names like Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger, but it also paves way for smaller brands like Christian Cowan and Lou Dallas. This season, the CFDA…

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THE CFDA FASHION AWARDS AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM: BEST DRESSED + HIGHLIGHTS

The 2019 CFDA Fashion Awards took place on June 3rd, 2019, at the Brooklyn Museum. This year, the biggest prize went to womenswear designer Brandon Maxwell. This was his second CFDA award, taking home the Trova trophy for Womenswear Designer of the Year (his first award for in the Swarovski emerging womenswear category in 2016).…

GET THE SCHEDULE FOR NYFW: SPRING 2019 MENSWEAR

The CFDA Fashion Schedule has announced the preliminary lineup for NYFW: Men's. Mainstays such as Rag & Bone and Carlos Campos as well as new additions Onia, NIHL, Kenneth NIcholson, Victor Li, RECONSTRUCT and Swonne will present their Spring 2019 menswear collections from July 9th to 11th, 2018. On-site shows will held at Industria and…

NYFW: JUNE WILL COINCIDE WITH THE CFDA AWARDS

As the CFDA gears up for its annual Fashion Awards, this year taking place on June 4th in Brooklyn, the council has also announced select dates in June during which designers will show their resort or Spring 2019 collections. Participating designers include Alexander Wang, which recently announced its departure from the traditional fashion week schedule;…

NYFW FALL/WINTER 2018: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Kicking off on February 5th, 2018 and running until February 14th, New York Fashion Week is fast approaching. As designers prepare to show their Fall/Winter 2018 collections, we've compiled a list of what you need to know before heading into this year's fashion extravaganza, as well as a preliminary schedule of shows. Co-Ed & Non-Binary…

THE 2017 CFDA AWARDS HIGHLIGHTS

The Council of Fashion Designers in America (CFDA) Awards brought out the best in the international fashion industry on Sunday, June 5th at The Manhattan Center's Hammerstein Ballroom. Those who were nominated have made outstanding contributions to American fashion in womenswear, menswear, and accessories, as well as journalism, creative vision, personal style, and lifetime achievement.…

CHANGES COMING TO NYFW

With Paris Haute Couture in full swing and men's European fashion weeks coming to a close, New York has begun to gear up not only for colder weather, but also for an influx of the fashion forward coming to view The Shows, as they are now known. New York Men’s Fashion Week will begin on…

THE 2015 CFDA FASHION AWARDS

The Oscars of fashion, the CFDA Awards, were presented on June 1st at the Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center. While events such as the Oscars are fashion awards in and of themselves as "Who are you wearing?" emerges off everyone's lips, at CFDA, the designers are the ones who take home the awards. Recognizing…

THE 11TH ANNUAL CFDA/VOGUE FASHION FUND AWARDS

On Monday, November 3rd, 2014, Seth Meyers and Stella McCartney hosted the 11th annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards at Spring Studios in New York. The winning recipient amongst this year's group of young American designers was shoe designer Paul Andrew, and runner-ups were Eva Zuckerman of the jewelry line Eva Fehren, and womenswear designer Ryan Roche. The night, which…

2014 CFDA AWARD WINNERS + RUNWAY LOOKS

The results are in from the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards, honoring the top in fashion design talent and creativity over the past year. Amongst the winners were Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow of Public School, The Row’s Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, and Parisian-born ready-to-wear designer Joseph Altuzarra. CFDA's Fashion Icon Rihanna lived up to her…

RIHANNA NAMED CFDA FASHION ICON 2014

The Council of Fashion Designers of America graced songstress Rihanna this week with the prestigious title of CFDA Fashion Icon 2014. The artist was selected based on her contributions to the fashion industry as well as her philanthropic partnership with the M·A·C AIDS Fund’s Viva Glam campaign. Known for her bold, sexy style, wild stage…

THE ANNA WINTOUR REALITY SHOW

Fashion heavyweights have joined forces to discover the industry's next big thing, with Vogue's Anna Wintour at the helm of a brand new television series focusing on one of fashion's most coveted competitions. Every year fifty young designers compete for the chance to win the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, and this year the process will be shown over…

DESIGNERS TEAM UP FOR SUPERBOWL XLVIII

Tens of millions of people tune in each year to watch the Super Bowl - the halftime shows, the adrenaline-building touchdowns, the viewing parties, even the commercials all become part of the phenomenon. This year, in honor of the 2014 Super Bowl, forty-eight fashion houses have partnered with the Council of Fashion Designers of America, the National…

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