Highlights of CFDA Awards 2014
The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) awards 2014 were historic with unforgettable movements and fashionable scenarios. The not-for-profit trade association of over 450 prominent American fashion and accessory designers has made this year’s event the biggest night's on the fashion calendar.
The designer guests arrived with one of their favourite muses on their arm, dressed in their bespoke designs - Michael Kors accompanied Blake Lively, Zac Posen arrived with Great Gerwig and Francisco Costa with Solange Knowles. Rihanna ensured all eyes were on her as she arrived to collect the inaugural Fashion Icon Award - wearing a custom-made gown by Adam Selman, which despite featuring 216,000 Swarovski crystals was completely sheer.
The CFDA Fashion Awards, which honors excellence in fashion design, is often called "the Oscars of fashion had the following winners in all categories this year.
|WOMENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR|
|MENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR||
Marcus Wainwright & David Neville, Rag & Bone
Dao-Yi Chow & Maxwell Osborne, Public School
|ACCESSORIES DESIGNER OF THE YEAR||
Jack McCollough & Lazaro Hernandez, Proenza Schouler
Ashley Olsen & Mary-Kate Olsen, The Row
|SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR WOMENSWEAR||
Shane Gabier & Christopher Peters, Creatures of the Wind
|SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR MENSWEAR||
Shayne Oliver for Hood by Air
|SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR ACCESSORIES||
|THE FOUNDER’S AWARD IN HONOR OF ELEANOR LAMBERT||Bethann Hardison|
|BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ TRIBUTE||Ruth Finley|
|GEOFFREY BEENE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD||Tom Ford|
|NTERNATIONAL AWARD||Raf Simons for Dior|
|THE MEDIA AWARD IN HONOR OF EUGENIA SHEPPARD||Paul Cavaco|
|FASHION ICON AWARD||Rihanna|