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CFDA Awards 2016

Posted by in on Jun 07, 2016 . 0 Comments.

Last night in New York's Hammerstein Ballroom,  the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) presented its awards. The institution honours excellence in fashion design and is often referred to as "The Oscars of Fashion".  The awards are voted on by its 1500 members made up of fashion editors, stylists and retailers.  

Last night's big winners included:

Womenswear Designer - Marc Jacobs

Menswear Designer - Thom Browne

Accessories Designer - Mansur Gavriel

The Founder's Award - Donna Karan

International Award - Gucci: Alessandro Michele

Special Tribute - David Bowie

Media Award - Imran Amed - Editor In Chief at The Business of Fashion

The sartorial winners included:

US Vogue Editor, Anna Wintour, and her daughter Bee Shaffer, both in Gucci.

 

Elvis Presley's granddaughter, Riley Keough:

 

Always a favourite: Lena Durham pictured here with Irene Neuwirth, wearing Irene Neuwirth:

 

And finally, Beyonce, who won the Fashion Icon award wearing a wide-brimmed hat and a sequinned pinstripe menswear suit straight-off the Givenchy menswear catwalk.

 

Last update: Jun 07, 2016

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