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CFDA AWARDS

Marc Jacobs

The 2008 CFDA Fashion Awards gala ceremony, aka the Oscars of Fashion, will take place at the New York Public Library on June 2nd and will be hosted by American author and one of Vanity Fair’s most stylish women Fran Lebowitz. The nominations, which are submitted by CFDA members and by select fashion publications, retailers, and stylists judge the nominated designers on both their Spring and Fall 2008 collections.
 
 
Francisco Costa

Victoria Beckham, Eva Mendes and Maggie Gyllenhaal, are set to take the CFDA stage representing Womenswear Designer of the Year award nominees Marc Jacobs, Francisco Costa for Calvin Klein Collection, and Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez for Proenza Schouler, respectively.

 

 
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will present the Accessory Designer of the Year award, while Ralph Lauren will give Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg the night’s Board of Directors’ Special Tribute. Calvin Klein will present Caroline Herrera with the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award and Mandy Moore will present this year’s Swarovski awards.

 
Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernande