2012 cfda awards.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the CFDA + what better way to celebrate that than at the CFDA Awards held at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City. The event took place on Monday, June 4th and was sponsored by Swarovski.
According to Steven Kolb, CEO of the CFDA, the CFDA Awards is one of American fashion’s most important events.
So, here’s a round up of who wore what!
DESIGNERS + STYLISTS:
Designer Alexander Wang
+ Carine Roitfeld, Editor in Chief of CR Fashion Book
Designer Betsey Johnson + Daughter Lulu
Designer Diane von Furstenberg
Designer Cynthia Rowley + Actress Zosia Mamet
Designer Donna Karan
Andrew Rosen, Founder of Theory — received the Founders Award
+ Designer Jenny Dyer
Mary Kate Olsen, Co-Founder of The Row
Ashley Olsen, Co-Founder of The Row
Matt Bomer + Designer Billy Reid, named Menswear Designer of the Year
Stylist Brad Goreski + Creative Director Deborah Lloyd in Kate Spade
Designer Eugenia Kim
Francisco Costa, Women’s Creative Director of Calvin Klein
Designer Gregory Parkinson
Designer Joseph Altuzarra accepted the Swarovski Award for Womenswear
Stylist June Ambrose
Designer Kay Unger
Designer Kenneth Cole
Keren Craig of Marchesa
Leandra Medine of The Man Repeller + Designer Rebecca Minkoff + Model Hilary Rhoda, all 3 in Rebecca Minkoff
Maria Cornejo, of Zero Maria Cornejo
Olivier Theyskens, of Theyskens Theory + Model Constance Jablonski
Designer Pamela Love
Designer Phillip Lim
who took home the Swarovski Award for Menswear!
Designer Rachel Roy
Stylist + Designer Rachel Zoe
Actress Jessica Paré
+ Designer Reed Krakoff, who took home the Accessory Designer of the Year Award
Stacey Bendet of & in alice + olivia
Designer Stuart Weitzman
Desginer Tabitha Simmons, who received the Swarovski Awards for Accessory Design
+ Model Karen Elson
Designer Tommy Hilfiger, received the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award
+ Wife Dee Ocleppo
Designer Tory Burch
Designer Tracy Reese
Designer Zac Posen + Model Crystal Renn
Designer Zani Gugelmann in Peter Som
Anna Wintour, Editor in Chief of American Vogue, in Marc Jacobs
Grace Coddington, Creative Director of American Vogue
Hamish Bowles, International Editor at Large for Vogue, in Marlon Gobel bow tie
Linda Fargo, Senior Vice President – Fashion Director of Bergdorf Goodman, in Marni
Fashion Model Arizona Muse
Victoria’s Secret Model Candice Swanepoel
American Supermodel + Actress Devon Aoki in alice + olivia
Victoria’s Secret Model Doutzen Kroes
Fashion Model Elettra Wiedemann
Victoria’s Secret Model Erin Heatherton
Fashion Model Hilary Rhoda in Rebecca Minkoff
Model + Actress Jessica Stam in Jason Wu
Supermodel Karen Elson
Victoria’s Secret Model Karolina Kurkova
Fashion Model Selita Ebanks in Herve Leger
Fashion Model Shu Pei in Vera Wang
Ally Hilfiger, Daughter of Tommy Hilfiger
Actress + Singer Bernadette Peters
Actress Busy Phillips
Music Director Christine Czetwertynski
Actress Dakota Fanning in Proenza Schouler
Actress Heather Graham in Nicole Miller
Actress Jessica Chastain in Prabal Gurung
TV Personality + Fashion Expert Jill Martin
Filmmaker + Actor John Waters in Comme des Garçons
Actress Julianne Hough in Kaufman Franco
Actress Kate Bosworth in Altuzarra
Laura Lang, CEO of Time Inc.
Actress Kyra Sedgwick
Actress Lily Collins in Marchesa
Actress + Singer Mandy Moore in Lela Rose
Mary Kate Olsen + American Model + Actress Lauren Hutton + Ashley Olsen
Actor Matt Bomer
Nadja Swarovski, Heiress to the Swarovski Crystal Company
Top Chef Host Padma Lakshmi in Naeem Khan
Rapper + Singer + Producer + Designer Pharrell Williams
Fashion Photographer + Blogger Scott Schuman
+ Fashion Photographer Garance Doré
who left with the Media Awards
Actor Seth Meyers in Band of Outsiders + Girlfriend Alexi Ashe
Singer + Actress Solange Knowles in Marni
Actress Sophia Bush in David Meister Signature
NFL Star Victor Cruz in Calvin Klein
Actress Zoe Saldana in Prabal Gurung
Designer Adrienne Landau
This entire ensemble…hair, makeup, get up…it’s all pretty terrible + unflattering.
Actress Britt Robertson
I feel like she should be going to prom in 2000 in this dress…potentially in the same group as Alex Marshall in What Women Want.
This is heinous. Can you say nip slip?
Model Joan Smalls in Michael Kors
She looks absolutely flawless. I love everything about this look.
Also, a huge congratulations to Mary Kate + Ashley Olsen for taking home the award for Womenswear Designer(s) of the Year for the line The Row!
As well as Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons for receiving the International Award.
And last but not least, congratulations to Johnny Depp who was given the Fashion Icon Award.
All images via styleite.com & Google.
What were your favorites + least favorites of the night?
I’d love to know!