Fashion’s biggest night of the year, the CFDA Awards (Council of Fashion Designers of America) are currently underway in New York, and while we’re on the other side of the world in Australia, we always look forward to discovering which designers and industry leaders will be honoured. Until the winners were announced (see below), the red carpet had all our attention, and this year, it was all about effortlessly elegant looks.
Keep scrolling to peep the winners, and scroll further to see all the best red carpet looks.
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