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CFDA Fashion Awards Round-up

Last night, fashion’s elite came out to the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. It was time for the annual CFDA Awards (Council of Fashion Designers of America)sometimes referred to as The Fashion Oscars. The CFDA Awards act as a celebration and homage to creatives shaping the contemporary fashion scene and draws some of the biggest designers, models and celebrities to its carpet. Globally, the fashion industry is more dynamic than ever, and the winners of last night’s awards signify exactly this. Have a look at our Top 10 ELLE approved looks

Kerry Washington in Prabal Gurung
E!Online

Elsa Hosk in Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini
E!Online

Diane Kruger in Monse
E!Online

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen in The Row
People

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 05: Model Joan Smalls attends the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)

Janelle Monáe in Christian Siriano
Hollywood Reporter

Bella Hadid in Off-White
Photo by Matt Baron/BEI/Shutterstock

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 05: Heidi Klum attends the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)

Hailey Baldwin in Cushnie et Ocs
Fashion Bomb Daily

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 05: Model Alek Wek attends the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards Cocktail Hour at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)

And the winners are:

Fashion Icon Award: Franca Sozzani

International Award: Demna Gvasalia for Balenciaga and Vetements

Womenswear Designer of the Year: Raf Simons for Calvin Klein

Menswear Designer of the Year: Raf Simons for Calvin Klein

Accessories Designer of the Year: Stuart Vevers for Coach

Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent: Fernando Garcia & Laura Kim for Monse

Board of Director’s Tribute: Cecile Richards, Gloria Steinem and Janelle Monáe

Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award: Rick Owens

Swarovski Award for Positive Change: Kenneth Cole

Founder’s Award: Pat McGrath

Well done to all the winners!