Following the news that Tom Ford will become the institution's new chairman, the list of nominees and honorees for the 2019 CFDA Fashion Awards is out, featuring Virgil Abloh, the Olsen twins, Sander Lak and more.
Las Vegas-based luxury eyewear retailer Luxury Optical Holdings (LOH) has promoted eyewear industry veteran Jeff Press to the role of chief creative officer for both Morgenthal Frederics and Robert Marc NYC.
Tom Ford will be the new chairman of the Council of Fashion Designers of America. He succeeds Diane von Furstenberg, who steps down from the position after a 13-year run, to become the 11th face of the leading role.
The CFDA and the Accessories Council have announced the winners of the second Elaine Gold Launch Pad, with the $50,000 prize going to designers Loulwa Al Saad and Angela Luna of Adiff and Morganne Leigh of Tyche + Iset.
The CFDA and Vogue have announced the 16th season of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund's Americans in Paris, with participating designers including CVFF runner-up, Emily Adams Bode, and CVFF winner Kerby Jean-Raymond.