CFDA Awards presenters named

And will Michelle O pull a Sam Cam?

If you like your fashion awards with a side of surprise, look away now – because the presenters at next week’s Council Of Fashion Designers Of America Awards have started to be revealed.

Will Michelle Obama pull a Sam Cam and take to the stage? Fashionista suggests it may be so, while WWD names Hilary Rodham Clinton on the short list to present he Founder’s Award in Honor of Eleanor Lambert to Oscar de la Renta.

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Confirmed from Hollywood are Kerry Washington, who will present the Womenswear Designer of the Year award to an as-yet unnamed recipient, and Jessica Chastain, who’ll be bestowing the International Award upon Riccardo Tisci for his work at Givenchy.

Sweetly, Ralph Lauren is to present the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award to one of his former employees-done-good: Vera Wang.

The CFDA Awards, always one of the starriest nights on the American fashion calendar, will take place at NY’s Alice Tully Hall on 3 June.

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