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Ashley & Mary Kate Olsen, Designer of the Year

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5 June 2012
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On Monday night took place at Lincoln Center for Performing Arts in New York, the annual CFDA Awards (Council of Fashion Designer of America).

Among big celebrities and great nominations, the Olsen sisters won BIG: the big prize of Womenswear Designer of the Year.

They have established their business The Row in 2006 and since then they have a remarkable success. The brand includes ready-to-wear clothing, sunglasses, bags. 

The other CFDA winners:

Menswear Designer of the Year: Billy Reid

Accessories Designer of the Year: Reed Krakoff

Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent in Womenswear: Joseph Altuzarra

Swarovksi Award for Emerging Talent in Menswear: Phillip Lim

Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent in Accessories:Tabitha Simmons

Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award: Tommy Hilfiger

International Award: Rei Kawakubo

Founders Award, in honor of Eleanor Lambert: Andrew Rosen

Media Award, in honor of Eugenia Sheppard: Scott Schuman and Garance Doré

Fashion Icon Award: Johnny Depp