Considered the Oscars of fashion, Monday’s 2010 CFDA Fashion Awards honored designers, style icons and editors for their momentous contributions to fashion this year. Here we’ve picked a few of our favorite winners with their sartorial statues—you may recognize some, and for others now you can finally put a face to the label!
Marc Jacobs’ quintessentially playful womenswear and nurturing of several other award recipients has made him a media-happy fashion phenomenon with multiple namesake lines. We’re obsessed.
English tailoring with an American military and workwear aesthetic, Marcus Wainwright & David Neville of Rag & Bone’s unorthodox approach to menswear design has made them the heralds of formalwear for the young and hip.
Formerly a crucial player in launching Marc by Marc Jacobs, Richard Chai’s own menswear line that launched in 2008 has quickly become a standard in modern menswear casuals.
Rocketing to fashion fruition as a design prodigy right out of Parsons (and former Marc Jacobs intern), Alexander Wang’s edgy designs continue to garner a cult following from It-girls and fashionistas alike.
TV and editor stints aside, Michael Kors is a monument to clean and classic American style who built an empire that spans all fashion categories.