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Among those honored in the 2015 CFDA Awards was J Crew CEO and former Gap CEO Mickey Drexler, who received the Founders Award for his lengthy contribution to the world of menswear. CFDA produced a 3-minute clip chronicling the eccentric CEO’s unorthodox workplace mannerisms (including his fondness for the building’s intercom), highlighting his heartwarming enthusiasm for his company’s employees of all stripes.

For more CFDA content take a look at Pharrell receiving the Fashion Icon Award from Kanye West, as well as our critique of Instagram’s winning of the accolades’ Media Award.

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Words by Alec Leach
Digital Fashion Editor

Alec Leach grew up in Brighton, England, but now lives in Berlin, where he leads Highsnobiety's digital fashion content.

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