Every Next-Level Red Carpet Look From the CFDA Awards

Last night, the Council of Fashion Designers of America gathered in NYC to celebrate its biggest event of the year, the 2023 CFDA Fashion Awards, and the red carpet has no shortage of awe-inspiring looks. Celebrities, designers, editors, and stylists descended on the American Museum of Natural History to honour the best and brightest in American design and the lineup of attendees was as dazzling as the looks themselves. Anne Hathaway hosted the event alongside presenters Ayo Edibiri Demi Moore, Greta Lee, and Charles Melton.

This year saw an exciting roster of nominees, including some of the industry's brightest rising talent like Bach Mai, Diotima, and LUAR alongside established favorites like Tory Burch, Khaite, and The Row. Ahead, get your download on the nominees and winners in each category and further down, see all the dazzling red carpet looks that celebrities and the fashion industry wore to the star-studded event.

American Womenswear Designer of the Year

Joseph Altuzarra, Altuzarra

Catherine Holstein, Khaite - WINNER

Christopher John Rogers

Raul Lopez, Luar

Tory Burch

American Menswear Designer of the Year

Mike Amiri, Amiri

Willy Chavarria - WINNER

Colm Dillane, KidSuper

Teddy von Ranson, Teddy Vonranson

Thom Browne, Thom Browne New York

American Accessory Designer of the Year

Ana Khouri

Brandon Blackwood

Stuart Vevers, Coach

Raul Lopez, Luar

Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen, The Row - WINNER

American Emerging Designer of the Year

Bach Mai

Connor McKnight

Rachel Scott, Diotima - WINNER

Tanner Richie and Fletcher Kasell, Tanner Fletcher

Carly Mark, Puppets and Puppets

International Designer of the Year

Jonathan Anderson, J.W. Anderson and Loewe

See What Everyone Wore to the 2023 CFDA Awards 


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WHO: Anne Hathaway

WEAR: Ralph Lauren; Bulgari jewelry; Jimmy Choo shoes


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WHO: Kim Kardashian

Chrome Hearts


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WHO: Serena Williams


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WHO: Mary J. Blige

WEAR: Christian Siriano


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WHO: Emily Ratajkowski

WEAR: Tory Burch dress; Paul Andrew shoes


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WHO: Demi Moore

WEAR: Carolina Herrera


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WHO: Chloë Sevigny 


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WHO: Vanessa Hudgens

WEAR: Vera Wang; Chopard jewelry


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WHO: Gwyneth Paltrow

WEAR: Jimmy Choo shoes; De Beers jewelry


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WHO: Coco Rocha

WEAR: Christian Siriano


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WHO: Naomi Watts

WEAR: Carolina Herrera


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WHO: Rosario Dawson

WEAR: Mara Hoffman


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WHO: Ayo Edibiri


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WHO: Hari Nef


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WHO: Jenna Lyons


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WHO: Greta Lee


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WHO: Amelia Gray Hamlin


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WHO: Devon Carlson


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WHO: Lola Tung

WEAR: Balmain


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WHO: Winnie Harlow

WEAR: Marc Jacobs


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WHO: Karlie Kloss

WEAR: Thom Browne


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WHO: Tommy Dorfman

WEAR: Bach Mai


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WHO: Camille Rowe


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WHO: Talita von Fürstenberg

WEAR: Diane Von Furstenberg


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WHO: Meredith Duxbury

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This story originally appeared on Who What Wear US.

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Anna is an editor on the fashion team at Who What Wear and has been at the company for over five years, having begun her career in the Los Angeles office before relocating to New York, where she's currently based. Having always been passionate about pursuing a career in fashion, she built up her experience interning at the likes of Michael Kors, A.L.C., and College Fashionista before joining the team as a post-graduate assistant editor. Anna has penned a number of interviews with Who What Wear's cover stars over the years, including A-listers Megan Fox, Issa Rae, and Emma Chamberlain. She's earned a reputation for scouting new and emerging brands from across the globe and championing them to our audience of millions. While fashion is her main wheelhouse, Anna led the launch of WWW Travels last year, a new lifestyle vertical that highlights all things travel through a fashion-person lens. She is passionate about shopping vintage, whether it be at a favorite local outpost or an on-the-road discovery, and has amassed a wardrobe full of unique finds. When she's not writing, you can find her shooting street imagery on her film camera, attempting to learn a fourth or fifth language, or planning her next trip across the globe.