Award winners were also announced, notably Balenciaga and Vetements' Creative Chief Demna Gvasalia, who was named Business of Fashion's Person of the Year. He is set to receive the International Award while Franca Sozzani, former editor of Vogue Italia will be posthumously awarded the Fashion Icon Award.
Full list of nominees and award winners here:
Womenswear Designer of the Year Joseph Altuzarra Raf Simons, Calvin Klein Marc Jacobs Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, Proenza Schouler Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen, The Row
Menswear Designer of the Year Raf Simons, Calvin Klein Robert Geller Thom Browne Tim Coppens Todd Snyder
Accessory Designer of the Year Stuart Vevers, Coach Irene Neuwirth Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel, Mansur Gavriel Paul Andrew Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen, The Row
Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent Laura Vassar and Kristopher Brock, Brock Collection Gabriela Hearst Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia, Monse Virgil Abloh, Off-White Sander Lak, Sies Marjan
Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award Rick Owens
Founder's Award Pat McGrath
International Award Demna Gvasalia
Board of Directors' Tribute Cecile Richards, Gloria Steinem and Janelle Monáe
Fashion Icon Award Franca Sozzani
The 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards will be held on June 5 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. Click here for more details.