The 2021 CFDA Awards will be held physically at The Pool Room on November 10. Here are the candidates!

The CFDA has announced the full list of nominees and honorees for the 2021 Fashion Awards.

Newcomers to the list include Maisie Wilen’s Maisie Schloss, Fear of God’s Jerry Lorenzo and ERL’s Eli Russell Linnetz. Notable names nominated for American Women’s Designer of the Year include Christopher John Rogers and Peter Do, while Emily Adams Bode and Telfar Clemens are vying for American Men’s Designer of the Year for their brands. Among the nominees for the International Women’s Clothing Designer of the Year, there are popular names such as Daniel Lee, Jacquemus, Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons.

In addition to the nominees, the CFDA honors Dapper Dan with the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award. Here are all the nominees!

CFDA 2021 Fashion Awards Nominees and Honorees

The Founder’s Award in honor of Eleanor Lambert

Aurora James for the 15 Percent Pledge

The Environmental Sustainability Award


The Media Award in Honor of Eugenia Sheppard

Nina Garcia

The Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award

Dapper Dan

The Board of Directors’ Tribute

Yeohlee Teng

American Womenswear Designer of the Year Nominees

Catherine Holstein for Khaite
Christopher John Rogers
Gabriela Hearst
Marc Jacobs
Peter Do

American Menswear Designer of the Year Nominees

Emily Adams Bode for Bode
Jerry Lorenzo for Fear of God
Mike Amiri for Amiri
Telfar Clemens for Telfar
Thom Browne

American Accessories Designer of the Year Nominees

Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row
Aurora James for Brother Vellies
Gabriela Hearst
Stuart Vevers for Coach
Telfar Clemens for Telfar

American Emerging Designer of the Year Nominees

Edvin Thompson for Theophilio
Eli Russell Linnetz for ERL
Jameel Mohammed for Khiry
Kenneth Nicholson
Maisie Schloss for Maisie Wilen

International Women’s Designer of the Year Nominees

Daniel Lee for Bottega Veneta
Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga
Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons for Prada
Pierpaolo Piccioli for Valentino
Simon Porte Jacquemus for Jacquemus

International Men’s Designer of the Year Nominees

Daniel Lee for Bottega Veneta
Dries Van Noten
Grace Wales Bonner for Wales Bonner
Rick Owens
Virgil Abloh for Louis Vuitton