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Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen shortlisted for CFDA Awards

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Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen shortlisted for CFDA Awards

Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen lead the nominations for the CFDA Awards.

The 28-year-old twins' The Row collection has earnt them nods in the Womenswear Designer of the Year and Accessories Designer of the Year categories, while Proenza Schouler designers, Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, were also shortlisted for both of the accolades.

Meanwhile, Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne's collection for Public School has received two nominations too, appearing in the shortlist for Menswear Designer of the Year and Swarovski Award for Womenswear.

At a soiree revealing the nominees on Monday (16.03.15), CFDA president Diane von Furstenberg and Nadja Swarovski also revealed 72-year-old designer Betsey Johnson will be the recipient of the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award at the ceremony, which will take place on June 1 at Alice Tully Hall, New York.

Picture-sharing site Instagram will be presented with the Media Award in honour of Eugenia Sheppard at the event, which will be the first time it has been awarded to a company instead of an individual.

In other categories, designers including Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Tom Ford and Ryan Roche have received nods, while Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli of Valentino will be presented with the International Award.

The full list of nominees for the CFDA Awards:

Womenswear Designer of the Year

Joseph Altuzarra for Altuzarra

Marc Jacobs

Michael Kors

Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez for Proenza Schouler

Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row

Menswear Designer of the Year

Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne for Public School

David Neville and Marcus Wainwright for Rag & Bone

Thom Browne

Tim Coppens

Tom Ford

Accessories Designer of the Year

Alexander Wang

Irene Neuwirth

Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez for Proenza Schouler

Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen for The Row

Tabitha Simmons

The Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award

Betsey Johnson

The Media Award in Honour of Eugenia Sheppard

Instagram

The Founder's Award in Honour of Eleanor Lambert

Millard "Mickey" Drexler, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of J Crew Group, Inc.

International Award

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli of Valentino

Swarovski Award for Womenswear

Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne for Public School

Rosie Assoulin

Ryan Roche

Swarovski Award for Menswear

Shayne Oliver for Hood By Air

Alex Orley, Matthew Orley, and Samantha Orley for Orley

Ariel Ovadia and Shimon Ovadia for Ovadia & Sons

Swarovski Award for Accessory Design

Paul Andrew

Eva Zuckerman for Eva Fehren

Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel for Mansur Gavriel