Wes Gordon: 2024 Designer of the Year

Wes Gordon: 2024 Designer of the Year

On April 16, 2024, the AAFA is set to acknowledge Wes Gordon as the Designer of the Year recipient during the 2024 American Image Awards. Recognizing Gordon, the Creative Director at Carolina Herrera New York, the American Apparel and Footwear Association commends their incredible impact on the fashion industry through innovative vision and notable contributions.

Wes Gordon presently leads the global creative strategy for the renowned fashion house Carolina Herrera. Overseeing various brand and marketing platforms, including ready-to-wear, bridal, fragrance, beauty, and eyewear, Gordon has showcased a remarkable ability to blend tradition with contemporary elegance. Their inaugural runway show in Spring 2019 exemplified this by seamlessly integrating architectural silhouettes, dramatic shoulder treatments, and floral embellishments inspired by Carolina Herrera’s personal style. Each element bore Gordon’s unique touch, propelling the fashion house confidently into its next creative chapter.

This prestigious award, previously awarded to fashion icons like Brandon Maxwell, Christian Siriano, Cynthia Rowley, Eileen Fisher, Gabriela Hearst, Joseph Altuzarra, Prabal Gurung, and Stuart Vevers for Coach, is now poised to honor Wes Gordon for his creativity and innovation in the fashion realm. The 2024 American Image Awards, scheduled for April 16 at Gotham Hall in New York City, promises to be a night of celebration, recognizing Wes Gordon’s impressive achievements in designing striking and innovative fashion.

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