Other winners include Nicholas Kirkwood for footwear and accessories design, Erdem for womenswear, and Acne for menswear.
Rodarte just won the CFDA womenswear Designers of the year award, with clothing lines for svelte women.
When he returned to womenswear, Ford said, he wanted to make clothes for “every type of woman.”
Bowing Out: Jil Sander has opted out of the blowout fashion show format for her womenswear comeback in Milan this September.
"I want [customers] to walk into our stores and smile," womenswear designer Tom Mora said.