NEW YORK (AP) — Designers Christopher John Rogers and Emily Adams Bode for BODE took prime honors at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America awards, primary a younger and numerous slate of honorees on fashion’s large night.
Rogers, 27, whose daring purple ensemble was chosen by Vice President Kamala Harris for her inauguration, gained for womenswear and Bode for menswear at the glittery ceremony — the style industry’s variation of the Oscars — which was held in person Wednesday night following a digital ceremony in 2020 due to the pandemic.
Accepting his award from host Emily Blunt, Rogers spoke of coming to New York in 2016, when “nobody would retain the services of me.” He thanked people who took a chance on him, “all the awesome people today who can realize what I’m seeking to do.” Just very last calendar year, Rogers received the American rising designer award.
The beforehand declared Manner Icon award — the most obvious celebrity award of the annual party — went to Zendaya, for what the CFDA referred to as her “global effects on fashion.” The corporation pointed out in a assertion that the actor-singer, 25, had been a supporter of both rising and set up designers. It also cited her apparel line Daya by Zendaya, introduced in 2013 and featuring “gender-fluid layouts in a full-dimensions variety.”
Zendaya was introduced by the 2010 recipient of the award, Iman, who mentioned the new receiver was the youngest nevertheless to get the honor.
“Fashion did a thing particular for me,” Zendaya instructed the crowd, citing “the remarkable reward of transformation, the capability to be assured and embody all these diverse characters and be basically everyone I wished to be.”
A spokesperson for labels like Lancôme and Valentino, Zendaya is at this time starring in “Dune.” In 2020 she won the Emmy for guide actress in a drama for her overall performance in “Euphoria.”
Former Fashion Icon recipients have incorporated Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Pharrell Williams, Rihanna, and Jennifer Lopez.
Actor Anya Taylor-Joy, finest identified for the hit Netflix collection “The Queen’s Gambit,” was named Confront of the 12 months, a new award this year.
Introduced by presenter Cara Delevingne as a “face that introduced a thousand shipments of chess sets,” Taylor-Pleasure thanked “everyone in this area that is permitted me to learn about style,” calling it “the biggest instruction I could inquire for.”
The extras layout award went to Telfar Clemens for Telfar, and the award for American rising designer went to Edvin Thompson for Theophilio.
Georgian designer Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga gained the award for intercontinental womenswear designer and Grace Wales Bonner for Wales Bonner took the prize for intercontinental menswear designer.
The Geoffrey Beene lifetime accomplishment award went to Dapper Dan. The Harlem-dependent designer was the 1st Black designer to receive the honor.
Blunt hosted the proceedings at THE POOL + THE GRILL in the Seagram Constructing on Park Avenue.
Nominations for the designer types ended up submitted by the CFDA Style Awards Guild, manufactured up of customers of the CFDA, along with manner vendors, journalists, and stylists.