Last night’s CFDA Awards — aka a Oscars of conform — were predictably full of glamour. The blue runner was packaged with extraordinary beauty looks like Gabrielle Union’s disco curls and Karlie Kloss’s reversion French tip mani. But a attention awards uncover was also ancestral — the same engineer took home a endowment for best men’s and women’s engineer for a initial time in scarcely 3 decades.
Raf Simons, a artistic force behind a reconstruction of Calvin Klein’s iconic aesthetic — took home a endowment for Womenswear Designer of a Year and Menswear Designer of a Year, reports WWD. Fittingly, he’s a initial engineer to do so given Calvin Klein himself, who took home both honors in 1993.
Since withdrawal his purpose during Christian Dior to conduct Calvin Klein final year, Simons has already done a vital dash with only one deteriorate on a runway. In his debut presentation with a code during New York Fashion Week this spring, Simons sent a march of clever and pointed silhouettes (complete with his signature sex appeal) down a runway in a co-ed show, fasten a stand of designers who are ditching aged character manners for some-more thorough shows.
Under his leadership, a code has also delivered some severely bone-head campaigns. Earlier this year, a engineer debuted his initial for a conform residence with nothing other than 13-year-old Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown and launched a sexy, confronting, and totally captivating underwear debate with a Oscar-winning expel of Moonlight (Justin Bieber, who?). Needless to say, Raf Simons is carrying a damn good 2017.
Also on a list of CFDA Award winners: Coach’s Stuart Vevers for Accessory Designer of a Year and Monse’s Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia for a Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent (the twin is also a pattern powerhouse behind Oscar de la Renta).
If this year’s CFDA Awards are any indication, 2017 is going to be a ensign year for fashion.
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