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CFDA Fashion Awards 2020: ‘Most diverse’ winners in event’s 39-year history

The organizer of one of fashion’s most prestigious award programs has called this year’s recipients the “most diverse group” of winners in the event’s 39-year history.

Often dubbed the “Oscars of Fashion,” the CFDA Fashion Awards honored a number of prominent Black designers at an online ceremony Monday night, including Haitian-American Kerby Jean-Raymond, who took home the coveted American Menswear Designer of the Year.

Other figures recognized by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) include New York-based Christopher John Rogers, who has dressed the likes of Michelle Obama and was named American Emerging Designer of the Year. Liberian-American designer Telfar Clemens meanwhile won Accessory Designer of the Year after gaining a cult-like following for his signature bags, one of which was famously sported by congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Capitol Hill.

But while Black designers accounted for three of the evening’s six winners, there were just six BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of color) figures among the 30-strong nominee list.

Elsewhere, American Womenswear Designer of the Year — the night’s most sought-after award — went to Uruguayan-born Gabriela Hearst, a champion of sustainable practices. Valentino’s creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli won International Womenswear Designer of the Year, and Kim Jones, who has just been named Karl Lagerfeld’s successor at Italian label Fendi, won International Men’s Designer of the Year

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