2016 Nominees

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2016 Official CAFA Nominees

CAFATM winners were selected by the Official CAFA Jury, comprised of 35 influential members of the Canadian arts and fashion community from across the country.

The Womenswear Designer of the Year Award was presented to an outstanding Canadian womenswear designer who has made a significant creative impact in the Canadian fashion industry.

Official 2016 Nominees are

  • Greta Constantine
  • Lucian Matis
  • LINE Knitwear
  • Pink Tartan

The Menswear Designer of the Year Award was presented to an outstanding Canadian menswear designer who has made a significant creative impact in the Canadian fashion industry.

Official 2016 Nominees are

  • Christopher Bates
  • Frank and Oak
  • Wings + Horns

The Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent, Fashion was presented to an innovative Canadian designer who is emerging as a true creative force in Canadian fashion.

Official 2016 Nominees are

  • 3.Paradis
  • Beaufille
  • Matthew Gallagher
  • UNTTLD

The Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent, Accessories was presented to an innovative Canadian designer who is emerging as a true creative force in Canadian fashion accessory design.

Official 2016 Nominees are

  • Arc Jewellery
  • Daniel Christian Tang
  • Lauren Klassen
  • Sully Wong

The Accessory Designer of the Year Award was presented to an outstanding Canadian fashion accessory designer who has made a significant creative impact in the Canadian fashion industry.

Official 2016 Nominees are

  • Alan Anderson
  • Dean Davidson
  • Jenny Bird
  • WANT Les Essentiels

The Joe Fresh Fashion Innovation Award was presented to a company that is innovating how we experience, consume or interact with fashion through technology.

Official 2016 Nominees are

  • Frank & Oak
  • Sidebuy
  • Stylekick

The Fashion Design Student Award was presented to an exceptional fashion design student who has recently graduated from a Canadian fashion design program.

Official 2016 Nominees are

  • Hamish Thwaites
  • Meghan Buckley
  • Patricia Nicolas
  • Tricia Crivellaro

The Image Maker Award was presented to an outstanding Canadian fashion photographer or filmmaker who has made a significant impact within the Canadian fashion industry.

Official 2016 Nominees are

  • Arkan Zakharov
  • Gabor Jurina
  • Max Abadian
  • Richard Bernardin

The International Canadian Designer of the Year Award was presented to a Canadian designer who has achieved International success and brought attention to Canadian talent on the world stage.

Official 2016 Nominees are

  • Jason Wu
  • Tanya Taylor
  • Thomas Tait

The Stylist of the Year Award was presented to an outstanding Canadian fashion stylist who has made a significant impact within the Canadian fashion industry.

Official 2016 Nominees are

  • Annie Horth
  • Juliana Schiavinatto
  • George Antonopoulos

The Model of the Year Award was presented to an outstanding Canadian model who has made a significant impact within the Canadian fashion industry.

Official 2016 Nominees are

  • Crista Cober
  • Kirsten Owen
  • Heather Marks
  • Herieth Paul

The Sephora Fresh Face of the Year Award was presented to an emerging Canadian model who the industry recognizes as one of Canada’s newest and brightest Fresh Faces.

Official 2016 Nominees are

  • Adam Butcher
  • Emma Genier
  • Malik Lindo
  • Steph Smith

The Fashion Impact Award was presented to a Canadian designer or brand that has made a significant social or philanthropic impact in the Canadian and/or international community.

Official 2016 Nominees are

  • Browns Shoes Inc
  • Laura Siegel
  • The Obakki Foundation

The Fashion Blogger of the Year Award was presented to a Canadian fashion blogger or website that demonstrates creativity, excellence, and range in online fashion critique, reporting, and photography.

Official 2016 Nominees are

  • The Coveteur
  • Beckerman Blog
  • The Haute Pursuit