Designer of the year 2017 – Stuart Vevers

Designer of the year 2017 – Stuart Vevers

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Designer of the year 2017 – Stuart Vevers

New York, 25 April – An annual awards ceremony in the United States, The American Image Awards saw Coach Creative Director Stuart Vevers awarded Designer of The Year for 2017.

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 24: Designer Stuart Vevers attends the 39th annual AAFA American Image Awards at 583 Park Avenue on April 24, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/WireImage)

Known for his incredible talent and for reviving the Coach brand, Stuart has been at the helm of the brand since 2013. Since joining in 2013, he has brought the American label to great heights and even greater profits by putting in his own (outsider) take of American luxury – without compromising the heritage of the brand.

This annual awards ceremony, organized by The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), honors those who showcases outstanding talents in its respective field in fashion.

Awards aside, every year AAFA also partners with a different beneficiary to fund its cause and this year, the partnership goes to Fashion Manufacturing Initiative, a project by Council of Fashion Designers of America.