New sponsor of the CFDA Fashion Awards 2022: Amazon Fashion – WWD

The annual CFDA Fashion Awards, to be held on November 7, this year will have a new sponsor of the presentation: Amazon Fashion.

The awards ceremony will take place on Cipriani South Street at Casa Cipriani in Manhattan.

To mark the 60th anniversary of the CFDA, the awards ceremony will be led by CFDA members Joseph Altuzarra, Gabriela Hearst, Aurora James, Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough.

“The CFDA Fashion Awards celebrate the best in American creativity and global style, and this year will be no different,” said Steven Kolb, CFDA CEO. “We are especially excited to partner with Amazon Fashion, a global retailer and creator of innovative brands with a constant focus on rediscovering the shopping experience, to celebrate this special occasion at Cipriana South Street at Casa Cipriana with our special CFDA co-hosts.”

Muge Erdirik Dogan, President of Amazon Fashion, said: “We are thrilled to partner with the CFDA to bring our innovations and resources to the wider fashion community and advocate for the CFDA’s mission to strengthen American fashion. The collaboration allows us to continue our support for both new and established designers, creating a new way to connect brands with our diverse customer base engaged in fashion. ”

Muge Erdirik Dogan

Muge Erdirik Dogan
Courtesy of Muga Erdirik Dogan

Last November, the CFDA Fashion Awards presented 14 American Women’s Clothing Designer of the Year awards (Christopher John Rogers); American Menswear Designer of the Year (Emily Bode Aujla of Bode); American Accessory Designer of the Year (Telfar Clemens for Telfar); Emerging American Designer of the Year (Edwin Thompson for Theophilio); International Female Designer of the Year (Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga) and International Designer of the Year for Men (Grace Wales Bonner for Wales Bonner). Special the rewards were founder’s award (Aurora James); Environmental Sustainability Award (Patagonia); Fashion Icon Award (Zendaya), Media Award in Honor of Eugenia Shepard (Nina Garcia), Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award, (Dapper Dan); recognition by the Board of Directors (Yoehlee Tang), Face of the Year (Anna Taylor-Joy) and Positive Social Influence (Model Alliance). The event was hosted by Emily Blunt at The Pool + The Grill at the Seagram Building.

This year’s nominees will come out after New York Fashion Week in September.

The CFDA Fashion Awards are used by the CFDA Scholarship Foundation.


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