The Council of Fashion Designers
of America Inc.
The CFDA Awards is one of the biggest night’s on the fashion calendar and the 2014 edition did not disappoint.
-Monique Lhuillier gown with jewellery by Effy and Graziela Gems-
‘The Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc. (CFDA) is a not-for-profit trade association whose membership consists of more than 400 of America’s foremost womenswear, menswear, jewellery and accessory designers.’
-Custom made dress by Adam Selman-
It has become some what of a tradition at the CDFA awards for the designers to arrive with one of their favourite fashion muses on their arm, dressed in one of their bespoke designs.
Michael Kors accompanied Blake Lively, Zac Posen arrived with Great Gerwig and Francisco Costa with Solange Knowles.
–Blake Lively arrives with designer Michael Kors wearing a Kors dress and Casadei heels-
Meanwhile, all eyes were set firmly on Rihanna as she arrived on the red carpet wearing a custom-made gown by Adam Selman. It featured 216,000 Swarovski crystals and was completely sheer.
-“We are proud to present Rihanna with the CFDA Fashion Icon Award for her impact on the industry as fashion’s most exciting ambassador in recent memory”-
-CFDA CEO, Steven Kolb-
As she collected to collect the inaugural Fashion Icon Award Rihanna reminisced about how fashioned had impacted her life from a young age.
-“Ever since I can remember fashion has always been my defence mechanism. Even as a child I remember thinking, she can beat me, but she can’t beat my outfit.”-
But It wasn’t only Rihanna who stole the show on the red carpet.
Check out our favourite fashion ensembles below!
-Jumpsuit by Stella McCartney-
-Dress by Michael Kors-
-Outfit by Suno with Sophia Webster heels and Jennifer Fisher jewellery-
-Top and skirt by Ann Taylor and Lulu Guinness clutch-
-Mollie Parnis vintage dress from Decades LA with Stuart Weitzman heels-
-The dress was first worn by Anjelica Huston to the Cannes Film Festival in 1974-
Over and out,
Little Miss Winney x