2016 CFDA Awards: See All the Best Looks

Carson Olivares

There’s perhaps no chicer summer kick-off party than the 2016 CFDA Fashion Awards, which ushered in the fashion elite for a glamorous evening at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. Hosted by funnyman Joel McHale, the event brought trendsetters from Olivia Palermo to Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen under one roof to honor the best of the best in fashion right now.

2016 CFDA Awards Winners:

Fashion Icon Award: Beyoncé

Womenswear Designer of the Year: Marc Jacobs

Swarovski Award for Womenswear: Brandon Maxwell

Swarovski Award for Menswear: Orley—Alex Orley, Matthew Orley, Samantha Orley

Swarovski Award for Accessory Design: Paul Andrew

Menswear Designer of the Year: Thom Browne

Accessories Designer of the Year: Mansur Gavriel—Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel

Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award: Norma Kamali

The Founder’s Award in Honor of Eleanor Lambert: Donna Karan

International Award: Gucci—Alessandro Michele

The Board of Directors’ Special Tribute Award: David Bowie

The Media Award in Honor of Eugenia Sheppard: Imran Amed, editor in chief of The Business of Fashion

Keep scrolling to see our recap of the unforgettable looks of the night! 

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