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Here Are the 2019 CFDA Fashion Award Nominees and Honorees

The winners will be announced on June 3 and the ceremony will return to Brooklyn Museum.
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Raf Simons and Naomi Campbell at the 2018 CFDA Awards. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Raf Simons and Naomi Campbell at the 2018 CFDA Awards. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Following the election of Tom Ford as the CFDA's new chairman, the association has announced the nominees and honorees for its annual Fashion Awards on Tuesday evening. Similarly to last year, the news was revealed on the CFDA's Instagram feed as a digital-only campaign.

"The CFDA Fashion Awards celebrate the outstanding creativity in American fashion," said CFDA President and CEO Steven Kolb in an official statement. "There will be exciting changes to this year's awards, and we are honored to have Valentino and Giancarlo Giammetti join us as we name the International Award."

The winners will be announced on Monday, June 3 and the ceremony will continue to take place outside of the New York borough of Manhattan, returning to the Brooklyn Museum where it was held last year. Hasan Minhaj and Jessica Williams have been chosen to be presenters at the special event.

Additional nominees will continue to be revealed; so far we're still waiting on who will receive Influencer award — unless that was just a one-time thing. But until then, read on for the 2019 CFDA honorees and nominees, and stay tuned for the big event taking place on June 3.

Womenswear Designer of the Year: Brandon Maxwell, Marc Jacobs, Kate Mulleavy and Laura Mulleavy for Rodarte, Rosie Assoulin, Sander Lak for Sies Marjan

Menswear Designer of the Year: Mike Amiri for Amiri, Virgil Abloh for Off-White, Kerby Jean-Raymond for Pyer Moss, Rick Owens, Thom Browne of Thom Browne New York

Accessories Designer of the Year: Jennifer Fisher for Jennifer Fisher Jewelry, Virgil Abloh for Off-White, Tabitha Simmons, Telfar Clemens for Telfar, Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row

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Valentino Garavani and Giancarlo Giammetti International Award: Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen

Positive Change Award: Eileen Fisher

Founder's Award: Carine Roitfeld

Media Award: Lynn Yaeger

Fashion Icon: Jennifer Lopez

Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award: Bob Mackie

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