ESSENCE.com celebrates the creativity of the talented designers nominated for the Council of Fashion Designer of America (CDFA) 2009 Awards taking place tonight in New York City. The CDFA is recognized for developing America’s top fashion forward thinkers. Check out this year’s crop of nominee’s and the celebrities who covet them.
Accessory Designer of the Year Nominee
Proenza Schouler designs are always feminine with modern detailing and construction. Rihanna, Tracee Ellis Ross and Rashida Jones are staples at their runway shows.