2016 CFDA Awards: Karlie Kloss Leads the Very Fashionable Fash Pack

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 honour 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 Honour of Eleanor Lambert: Donna Karan

International Award: Gucci—Alessandro Michele

The Board of Directors’ Special Tribute Award: David Bowie

The Media Award in Honour 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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WHO: Olivia Palermo

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WHO: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

WEAR: Michael Kors Collection dress and Transeason 2016 Yasmeen clutch.

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WHO: Taylor Hill

WEAR: Thakoon custom Summer Rose Jacquard Gown.

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WHO: Jamie Chung

WEAR: Banana Republic dress.

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WHO: Karlie Kloss

WEAR: Rosie Assoulin dress with crystals from Swarovski; Stuart Weitzman shoes with crystals from Swarovski; Atelier Swarovski jewellery.

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WHO: Ashley, Elizabeth, and Mary Kate Olsen

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WHO: Ciara

WEAR: Roberto Cavalli ruffled dress and belt.

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WHO: Alexa Chung

WEAR: Prabal Gurung Leather Zip-Front Sheath Dress.

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WHO: Jourdan Dunn

WEAR: Jonathan Simkhai Pre-Spring 17 dress; Eva Fehren jewellery. 

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WHO: Hari Nef

WEAR: Gucci F/W 16–17 Panther Embroidery Dress, gold leather clutch, and leather platforms.

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WHO: Martha Hunt

WEAR: Diane Von Furstenberg F/W 16 Jemmie Romper and RE16/17 clutch; Christian Louboutin heels.

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WHO: Olivia Culpo

WEAR: Kate Spade New York blazer, bag, and heels; Mattia Cielo necklace and rings.

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WHO: Lauren Conrad

WEAR: LC Lauren Conrad Runway Collection for Kohl’s fall 2016 slip dress and tuxedo jacket.

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WHO: Joan Smalls

WEAR: Givenchy dress; Eddie Borgo Vic Minaudière and Idle Line Earring, Allure Cuff, Pavé Zenith Cuff, and the Extra Thin Safety Chain Bracelet.

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WHO: Julianne Hough

WEAR: Michael Kors Collection F/W 16 silver metallic embroidered stretch-tulle dress, clutch and sandals; Borgioni earrings; Hearts On Fire diamond ring; Stuart Weitzman heels.

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WHO: Naomi Campbell

WEAR: Brandon Maxwell custom dress; Lorraine Schwartz jewellery.

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WHO: Alessandra Ambrosio

WEAR: Michael Kors Collection dress.

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WHO: Doutzen Kroes

WEAR: Calvin Klein Collection Pre-Fall 16 jumpsuit.

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WHO: Sophie Kennedy Clark

WEAR: Creatures of the Wind F/W 16 suit and blouse.

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WHO: Olivia Wilde

WEAR: Rosie Assoulin F/W 16 dress; Edie Parker Jean Clutch.

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WHO: Lena Dunham

WEAR: Creatures of the Wind Pre-Fall 16 dress; Irene Neuwirth jewelry; Streetzies shoes.

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WHO: Riley Keough

WEAR: Proenza Schouler dress.

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WHO: Jennifer Hudson

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WHO: Mia Moretti

WEAR: Alice and Olivia top and skirt.

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WHO: Adriana Lima

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WHO: Shanina Shaik

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WHO: Heidi Klum

WEAR: Roland Mouret Pre-Fall 16 Lauriston Gown; Lorraine Schwartz jewellery; Olgana Paris Decouverte heels.

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WHO: Jasmine Tookes

WEAR: Atelier Swarovski earrings, bracelet, cuff, ring, and clutch.

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WHO: Irina Shayk

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WHO: Jessica Hart

WEAR: Alexandre Birman heels.

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WHO: Emily Ratajkowski

WEAR: Atelier Swarovski Mira Earrings; Atelier Swarovski by Peter Pilotto Arbol Large Hairpin.

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WHO: Kristen Dunst

WEAR: Rodarte F/W 16 Hand Beaded Metallic Moss and Lace Dress and Metallic Heels; Joseph Free Orchid Earrings with Fresh Flowers.

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WHO: Coco Rocha

WEAR: CO+CO dress.

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WHO: Jessica Chastain

WEAR: Prabal Gurung F/W 16 Falling Leaf High-Low Organza Lurex Dress. 

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WHO: Elsa Hosk

WEAR: Naeem Khan jumpsuit and clutch.

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WHO: Hilary Rhoda

WEAR: Monique Lhuillier dress.

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WHO: Zosia Mamet

WEAR: Maiyet F/W 16 dress; John Hardy Classic Chain Magic Cut Silver Diamond Ring with Black Onyx and the Dot Silver Lava Ring with Red Sapphire.

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WHO: Sarah Sampaio

WEAR: DVF F/W 16 Margarita dress and Slim Tonda Miniaudiere Clutch in OxBlood.

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WHO: Josephine Skriver

WEAR: Sachin & Babi F/W 16 Josephine Dress.

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WHO: Rachel Zoe

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WHO: Alek Wek

WEAR: Aquatalia heels.