​The Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards reveal 2016 nominees

Greta Constantine, Pink Tartan and the Coveteur are a few of the fashion heavyweights vying for trophies at the 2016 Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards (CAFAs). In its third year, the honours are considered to be Canada's top fashion nod, recognizing the best and brightest in all aspects of the industry.

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Jury member Jeanne Beker will help decide this year's winners. Photo: © Getty Images

“Canada has a thriving and innovative fashion scene,” says CAFA's founding director, Brittney Kuczynski. "Through CAFA we have an opportunity to support our talent in a manner that drives the industry and spurs substantial economic growth. We are wholly dedicated to fostering the next generation and playing an instrumental role in the evolution of the Canadian fashion industry.”

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Lucian Matis, Pink Tartan, LINE and Greta Constantine will battle it out for Womenswear Designer of the Year, while Christopher Bates, Frank and Oak, and Wings + Horns hope to take home the award for Menswear Designer of the Year. Celeb fave Jason Wu has been recognized alongside Tanya Taylor and Thomas Tait for International Canadian Designer of the Year. CAFA jury members Jeanne Beker, Tommy Ton and June Ambrose have the difficult challenge of crowning the winners, which will be revealed on April 15.

Vancouver native Jason Wu, here with Diane Kruger, has received his second nomination. Photo: © Getty Images


2016 CAFAs nominations

Womenswear Designer of the Year Award
Greta Constantine
Lucian Matis
Pink Tartan
LINE

Menswear Designer of the Year Award
Christopher Bates
Frank and Oak
Wings + Horns

Swarovski Emerging Talent Award for Fashion Design
3.Paradis
Matthew Gallagher
UNTTLD
Beaufille

Swarovski Emerging Talent Award for Accessory Design
Arc Jewellery
Daniel Christian Tang
Lauren Klassen
Sully Wong

Accessory Design of the Year Award
Dean Davidson
Jenny Bird
Alan Anderson
WANT Les Essentiels

Image Maker of the Year Award
Max Abadian
Richard Bernardin
Arkan Zakharov
Gabor Jurina

Fashion Blogger of the Year Award
The Coveteur
Beckerman Blog
The Haute Pursuit

International Canadian Designer of the Year Award
Jason Wu
Tanya Taylor
Thomas Tait

Stylist of the Year Award
Annie Horth
Juliana Schiavinatto
George Antonopoulos

Model of the Year Award
Heather Marks
Kirsten Owen
Herieth Paul
Crista Cober

Sephora Fresh Face of the Year Award
Adam Butcher
Emma Genier
Malik Lindo
Steph Smith

Joe Fresh Fashion Innovation Award
Frank and Oak
Stylekick
Sidebuy

Fashion Impact Award
Browns Shoes Inc
Laura Siegel
Obakki

Fashion Design Student Award
Hamish Thwaites
Meghan Buckley
Patricia Nicolas
Tricia Crivellaro

Hudson’s Bay Vanguard Award
Recipient to be announced at a later date

Outstanding Achievement Award
Recipient to be announced at a later date

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