CFDA 2014 nominees announced

The nominees for the CFDA Fashion Awards 2014 have been announced.

Womenswear Designer of the Year will be heavily contested, with Alexander Wang, Marc Jacobs and Joseph Altuzarra for Altuzarra battling it out for the coveted title.

Meanwhile, the Menswear Designer of the Year nominees are Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow for Public School, Marcus Wainwright and David Neville for Rag & Bone and Thom Browne.

Previous winners of the Womenswear Award, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen for The Row, will this year compete for the Accessories Designer of the Year honour, alongside Proenza Schouler's Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough and Alexander Wang.

Tom Ford will be honoured with the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award, while Raf Simons will receive the International Award.

The winners will be announced at a ceremony on June 2. Take a look at a list of the nominees below.

WOMENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Alexander Wang
Joseph Altuzarra for Altuzarra
Marc Jacobs

MENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow for Public School
Marcus Wainwright and David Neville for Rag & Bone
Thom Browne

ACCESSORIES DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Alexander Wang
Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCullough for Proenza Schouler
Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen for The Row

SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR WOMENSWEAR
Shane Gabier and Christopher Peters for Creatures of the Wind
Rosie Assoulin
Wes Gordon

SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR MENSWEAR
Tim Coppens
Todd Snyder
Shayne Oliver for Hood by Air

SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR ACCESSORIES
Irene Neuwirth
Jennifer Fisher
Marc Alary

GEOFFREY BEENE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Tom Ford

INTERNATIONAL AWARD
Raf Simons

THE MEDIA AWARD IN HONOR OF EUGENIA SHEPPARD
Paul Cavaco

THE FOUNDER’S AWARD IN HONOR OF ELEANOR LAMBERT
Bethann Hardison

BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ TRIBUTE
Ruth Finley