And the CFDA Nominees Are…

The CFDA noms were announced last night, and the fashion world is giddy. Giddy! Marc Jacobs, Narciso Rodriguez, and Rodarte are duking it out for the 2009 Womenswear Designer of the Year award. Italo Zucchelli, Michael Bastian, and Scott Sternberg are up for Menswear Designer. This year’s ceremony will be held in Alice Tully Hall on June 15. And the First Lady is being honored with a Board of Directors’ Special Tribute. Does this mean we’ll have a Michelle appearance? Pins and needles, people! See the full list of nominees below.

Womenswear Designer of the Year
Marc Jacobs
Narciso Rodriguez

Menswear Designer of the Year
Italo Zucchelli, Calvin Klein
Michael Bastian and Scott Sternberg, Band of Outsiders

Accessory Designer of the Year
Marc Jacobs
Vera Wang
Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, Proenza Schouler

Swarovski Award for Womenswear
Thakoon Panichgul
Alexander Wang
Jason Wu

Swarovski Award for Menswear
Patrik Ervell
Robert Geller
Tim Hamilton

Swarovski Award for Accessory Design
Albertus Q. Swanepoel
Alejandro Ingelmo
Justin Giunta for Subversive Jewelry

International Award
Marc Jacobs, Louis Vuitton

Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award
Anna Sui

Eugenia Sheppard Award
Edward Nardoza, WWD

Eleanor Lambert Award
Jim Moore, GQ

CFDA Announces Nominees for 2009 Awards [WWD]

And the CFDA Nominees Are…