Style Scoop: New York Spring Spectacular’s Designer Costumes, The 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards Nominees, M.Patmos Lands International Woolmark Prize


The nominees for the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards are in. Joseph Altuzarra for Altuzarra, Marc JacobsMichael KorsLazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough for Proenza SchoulerAshley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row are nominated for Womenswear Designer of the Year. In the Menswear Designer of the Year category are Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne for Public School. David Neville and Marcus Wainwright for Rag & Bone, Thom BrowneTim Coppens and Tom FordAlexander WangIrene NeuwirthJack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez for Proenza Schouler, Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row and Tabitha Simmons will compete for Accessory Designer of the Year. Betsey Johnson will receive the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award at the June 1 event at Alice Tully Hall. [Women’s Wear Daily]

For Radio City Music Hall’s “New York Spring Spectacular,” Weinstein Live Entertainment enlisted the talents of designers Diane von Furstenberg, Zac Posen and Isaac Mizrahi to create costumes for the show’s fashion segment. Each designer has had experience in making costumes for the stage, and each design is very reminiscent of the aesthetics we’re used to seeing from them each season. [Women’s Wear Daily]

Marcia Patmos, designer of M.PATMOS, was announced the winner of the 2015 women’s International Woolmark Prize (IWP) at the Beijing event. A judging panel consisting of fashion heavy hitters including Victoria Beckham, Angelica Cheung, Franca Sozzani and Malcolm Carfrae selected M.PATMOS, representing the USA as the winner. Public School took home the top prize for men’s in January in London, resulting in quite a coup for American designers. [Glam Inbox]

Marie Claire released its first native cover, sponsored by Stuart Weitzman, to its 877,000 subscribers. Though the magazine has been publicizing its Kerry Washington cover for April, the native ad on the cover kicks off the month-long “Shoes First” program, which launched in 2013. The program includes Twitter chats, shopping events and a chance to enter to win a $250 gift card from Nordstrom. [Women’s Wear Daily]

Pottery Barn Kids announced an exclusive collaboration with designer Jenni Kayne. The collection is a mix of modern and vintage influences that reflect Kayne’s relaxed, timeless, California-inspired aesthetic and consists of over 50 pieces for nursery, bedroom and playroom furniture. This is the designer’s first foray into children’s home furnishings, and it launches in June. [Glam Inbox]