Diane Von Furstenberg And Swarovski Announce The 2009 CFDA Fashion Award Nominees

by KENDRA SEAY · March 17, 2009

John Bartlett, Carolina Herrera, Nadja Swarovski, Diane von Fustenberg, Philip Crangi, Isabel Toledo, Stand Herman [John Bartlett, Carolina Herrera, Nadja Swarovski, Diane von Furstenberg, Philip Crangi, Isabel Toledo, Stand Herman. All photos by BILLY FARRELL for PMc]

The garden rooftop at Rockefeller Center was full of all-star designers Monday night as the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) announced their nominees for their coveted 2009 Fashion Awards. CFDA president Diane von Furstenberg and diamond darling Nadja Swarovski hosted a cocktail party in honor of the nominees which include Marc Jacobs, Thakoon Panichgul, Kate & Laura Mulleavy for Rodarte, and Narciso Rodriguez, Vera Wang, Jason Wu, Anna Sui and many more. 

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Richie Rich, Joe GreenPierre Rougier, Nadja SwarovskiAnna WintourValerie Boster, Nacole Snoep, Eugenia GonzalezRafe Totengco, Jessie RandallLinda Fargo, Peter Som

More story and photos from this event below...While Marc Jacobs has already won the CFDA international Award for his work at Louis Vuitton, the rest of the winners will be announced June 15th with a special appearance by our First Lady who is being honored by the CFDA for her mark on the fashion industry. Last night, fashion top dogs including Anna Wintour, Peter Som, and Linda Fargo came out to support the nominees as they were announced by DVF, along with jeweler Philip Crangi, and designers Caroliona Herrera, and John Bartlett.

Steven Kolb, Diane von Furstenberg, Carolina Herrera Steven Kolb, Diane von Furstenberg, Carolina Herrera

Amanda Garcia Santana, Yigal AzrouelKaren Duffy, Sang A Im-Propp Amanda Garcia Santana, Yigal Azrouel, Karen Duffy, Sang A Im-Propp

Jessie Randall, Fiona Thomas, Sam Shipley, Sophie Buhai Jessie Randall, Fiona Thomas, Sam Shipley, Sophie Buhai

Diane von Furstenberg Diane von Furstenberg

Anna Sui, Narciso RodriguezMelissa Berkelhammer Anna Sui, Narciso Rodriguez, Melissa Berkelhammer

Diane von Furstenberg, Nadja SwarovskiJason Wu Diane von Furstenberg, Nadja Swarovski, Jason Wu

John Bartlett, Alexis Bittar John Bartlett, Alexis Bittar

Rachel RoyCourtney Crangi, Philip Crangi Rachel Roy, Courtney Crangi, Philip Crangi