A Look Inside the 2014 CFDA Awards
According to the CFDA official website, the Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards “recognizes extraordinary design excellence in: womenswear, menswear, accessories, as well as accomplishments in journalism, creative vision, and lifetime achievement.” The event took place Monday, June 2 at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center and was hosted by the one and only John Waters.
Awards such as Womenswear, Menswear and Accessories Designer of the Year were handed out during the event as well as the Fashion Icon Award. Big names including Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang, Rhianna and Tom Ford were up for these and more prestigious awards. Below is an in depth look at the winners of the 2014 CFDA Awards.
Womenswear Designer of the Year: Joseph Altuzarra
Menswear Designer of the Year: Dao-Yi Chow & Maxwell Osborne from Public School
Accessories Designer of the Year: Ashley and Mary Kate Olsen from The Row
Swarovski Award for Womenswear: Shane Gabier & Christopher Peters, Creatures of the Wind
Swarovski Award for Menswear: Tim Coppens
Swarovski Award for Accessories: Irene Neuwirth
The Founders Award: Bethann Hardison
Board of Directors’ Tribute: Ruth Finley
Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award: Tom Ford
International Award: Raf Simons for Dior
The Media Award: Paul Cavaco
Fashion Icon Award: Rhianna (If you haven’t heard about her racy see-through gown, you haven’t gone on the internet today..)
Some of the biggest names in fashion and entertainment attended this event to get their rightful recognition for their outstanding performances in the past year of fashion. Below are some of the most beautiful pieces I have seen this year to date worn by these.
Lupita Nyong’o stunned in this patterned Suno pantsuit and red Sophia Webster pumps.
Blake Lively rocked the coveted hippie girl look in this polka-dotted Michael Kors dress.
Emmy Rossum showed the perfect amount of skin in this gorgeous green and black J. Mendel piece.
My personal favorite fashion designer, Rachel Zoe, didn’t disappoint in this one-shouldered floor length beauty.
Coco Rocha wowed in this Christian Siriano black and white gown. This was my absolute favorite piece of the night.