British actress Emily Blunt is scheduled to host the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Fashion Awards on November 10.
Miss Blunt has long been a fashion icon since playing an overworked fashion editor in The Devil Wears Prada. “Emily is one of the most talented actresses in the world. Her timeless style and elegance will light up any room,” said CFDA President Tom Ford in an official press release. “The great thing about Emily is that she is both kind and intelligent. I have great admiration for her and I am delighted to have her as the host of this year’s CFDA awards.”
“The 2021 CFDA Fashion Awards mark the much-anticipated in-person return of our largest fundraiser to CFDA scholarship programs,” said CFDA CEO Steven Kolb. “We are also extremely excited to see some of the most talented names among the nominees for the first time. American fashion is experiencing a new energy, and these designers play an important role in the future trajectory of our industry. ”
For America’s Women’s Costume Designer of the Year, the nominees are Catherine Holstein for KHAITE, Christopher John Rogers, Gabriela Hearst, Marc Jacobs and Peter Do.
In the American Menswear Designer of the Year category, they are Emily Adams Bode for BODE, Jerry Lorenzo for Fear of God, Mike Amiri for AMIRI, Telfar Clemens for Telfar and Thom Browne.
The nominees for International Female Designer of the Year are Daniel Lee for Bottega Veneta, Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga, Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons for Prada, Pierpaolo Piccioli for Valentino and Simon Porte Jacquemus for Jacquemus.
The nominees for International Men’s Designer of the Year are Daniel Lee for Bottega Veneta, Dries Van Noten, Grace Wales Bonner for Wales Bonner, Rick Owens and Virgil Abloh for Louis Vuitton.