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! 

2016 CFDA Fashion Awards, Celebrity, Red Carpet, Looks, Olivia Palermo

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WHO: Olivia Palermo

CFDA Fashion Awards, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Red Carpet

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WHO: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

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

CFDA Fashion Awards, Taylor Hill, Red Carpet

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WHO: Taylor Hill

WEAR: Thakoon custom Summer Rose Jacquard Gown.

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Jamie Chung

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WHO: Jamie Chung

WEAR: Banana Republic dress.

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Karlie Kloss

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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.

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Mary-Kate, Ashley and Elizabeth Olsen

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WHO: Ashley, Elizabeth, and Mary Kate Olsen

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Ciara

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WHO: Ciara

WEAR: Roberto Cavalli ruffled dress and belt.

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Alexa Chung

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WHO: Alexa Chung

WEAR: Prabal Gurung Leather Zip-Front Sheath Dress.

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Jourdan Dunn

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WHO: Jourdan Dunn

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

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Hari Nef

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WHO: Hari Nef

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

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Martha Hunt

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WHO: Martha Hunt

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

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Olivia Culpo

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WHO: Olivia Culpo

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

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Lauren Conrad

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WHO: Lauren Conrad

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

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Joan Smalls

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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.

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Julianne Hough

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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.

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Naomi Campbell

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WHO: Naomi Campbell

WEAR: Brandon Maxwell custom dress; Lorraine Schwartz jewellery.

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Alessandra Ambrosio

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WHO: Alessandra Ambrosio

WEAR: Michael Kors Collection dress.

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Doutzen Kroes

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WHO: Doutzen Kroes

WEAR: Calvin Klein Collection Pre-Fall 16 jumpsuit.

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Sophie Kennedy Clark

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WHO: Sophie Kennedy Clark

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

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Olivia Wilde

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WHO: Olivia Wilde

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

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Lena Dunham

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WHO: Lena Dunham

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

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Riley Keough

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WHO: Riley Keough

WEAR: Proenza Schouler dress.

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Jennifer Hudson

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WHO: Jennifer Hudson

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Mia Moretti

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WHO: Mia Moretti

WEAR: Alice and Olivia top and skirt.

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Adriana Lima

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WHO: Adriana Lima

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Shanina Shaik

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WHO: Shanina Shaik

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Heidi Klum

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WHO: Heidi Klum

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

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Jasmine Tookes

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WHO: Jasmine Tookes

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

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Irina Shayk

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WHO: Irina Shayk

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Jessica Hart

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WHO: Jessica Hart

WEAR: Alexandre Birman heels.

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Emily Ratajkowski

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WHO: Emily Ratajkowski

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

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Kristen Dunst

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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.

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Coco Rocha

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WHO: Coco Rocha

WEAR: CO+CO dress.

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Jessica Chastain

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WHO: Jessica Chastain

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

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Elsa Hosk

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WHO: Elsa Hosk

WEAR: Naeem Khan jumpsuit and clutch.

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Hilary Rhoda

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WHO: Hilary Rhoda

WEAR: Monique Lhuillier dress.

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Zosia Mamet

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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.

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Sarah Sampaio

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WHO: Sarah Sampaio

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

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Josephine Skriver

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WHO: Josephine Skriver

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

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Rachel Zoe

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WHO: Rachel Zoe

CFDA Fashion Awards 2016, Celebrity Style, Red Carpet, Alek Wek

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WHO: Alek Wek

WEAR: Aquatalia heels.

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