3 posts tagged "CFDA Swarovski Award"
The CFDA Fashion Awards are set for June 3 (tune in the following morning to watch the exclusive broadcast here, on Style.com), and to introduce the designers nominated for the 2013 Swarovski Awards, the crystal house has created a trio of films. In the weeks leading up to the ceremony, we’ll be debuting the shorts. Above, get better acquainted with the Swarovski Award for Menswear nominees: Tim Coppens, Todd Snyder, and Public School’s Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne.
The Spring shows are in full swing in Milan right now, but one New York show that remains a strong memory in the minds of editors was Joseph Altuzarra‘s. “For this collection, I was very inspired by adornment and jewelry from different time periods and cultures,” the CFDA Swarovski Award winner, who used reference points ranging from ballet to the maharajas of India, tells Style.com. (We’re still thinking about that last look, in particular.) Here, the designer gives us an exclusive behind-the-scenes glimpse at how it all came together.
The fashion world is getting to know the name Todd Snyder, and he’s working hard to make sure it’s one they won’t forget. The New York-based menswear designer earned a CFDA Swarovski nomination this year, which put him in a category with Phillip Lim and Antonio Azzuolo, and was also tapped as a GQ Best New Menswear Designer pick. In between finishing up his Gap capsule collection (launching in October) and prepping his New York fashion week show, he made a visit to Tokyo to visit his denim factory (and have a little fun, too), and sent back the shots below.
“Checking out the selvage shuttle looms at Kuroki denim mills, the best denim in Japan. It’s the Mercedes of denim and chino. All of our selvage chino comes from there.”
“Tats on my left with Mr. Kuroki to my right—the mills are second-generation family-owned. They are so proud of their factory and product. How cool does Mr. Kuroki look in dark rolled-up denim jeans? He’s 60 years old.” Continue Reading “Todd Snyder’s Postcard From Tokyo” »