CFDA – The Council of Fashion Designers of America announced winners of 2012. Fashion icon of the year was named as Johnny Depp. For the first time a man is being named fashion icon.
Twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen won the country’s top women’s wear designers for their collection called The Row.
List of winners of the CFDA awards 2012:
Winner for Women’s wear Designer of the Year : Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen
Winner for Menswear Designer of the Year : Billy Reid
Winner of Accessory Designer of the Year : Reed Krakoff
Winner of Swarovski Award for Women’s wear : Joseph Altuzarra
Winner of Swarovski Award for Accessory Design : Tabitha Simmons
Winner of Swarovski Award for Menswear : Phillip Lim
Recipient of Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award: Tommy Hilfiger
Recipient of Fashion Icon Award : Johnny Depp
Recipient of Eugenia Sheppard Media Award : Garance Dore, Scott Schuman
Recipient of Eleanor Lambert Founders Award : Andrew Rosen