Excitement sparkled this week in anticipation of the upcoming CFDA Awards on June 3! The art, home décor, RTW, bejewelled Fivestory boutique hosted a glittering Swarovski party that featured Objects d’Art designed by the nominees of the Swarovski Awards for Emerging Talent.
The art-inspired, limited-edition objects included a jet Swarovski BMX bike by Public School designers, a crystallized Ducati Formula-1 helmet designer by Tim Coppens, a set of crystal-encrusted arrows by Pamela Love, a live Cactus decked-out with over 600 crystals created by Suno, Todd Snyder customized a pair of New Balance sneakers, and Cushnie et Ochs designers got glitzy with set of kitchen knives.
The Swarovski Objects d’Art will be on display at Fivestory until June 3—the big day! A quick recap on the 2013 nominees and honorees: –
Womenswear Designer of the Year: Alexander Wang, Marc Jacobs, Proenza Schouler: Jack McCollugh and Lazaro Hernandez.
Menswear Designer of the Year: Duckie Brown: Steven Cox and Daniel Silver, Michael Bastian, and Thom Browne
Accessories Designer of the Year: Alexander Wang, Phillip Lim, Proenza Schouler: Jack McCollugh and Lazaro Hernandez.
Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent in Womenswear: Creatures of the Wind: Shane Gabier and Christopher Peters, Cushnie et Ochs: Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs.
Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent in Menswear: Public School: Dao-Yi and Maxwell Osborne, Tim Coppens, and Todd Snyder.
Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent in Accessories: Irene Neuwirth, Jennifer Meyer, and Pamela Love.
Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award: Vera Wang, International Award: Riccardo Tisci – Givenchy, Founders Award: Oscar de le Renta, Media Award: Tim Blanks Style.com, Board of Directors’ Tribute Award: Colleen Atwood – Costume Designer.
Fingers crossed for third-time nominee Pamela Love…
Photo: WWD – Jenna Greene.