CFDA AWARDS 2017

Each June, the international fashion community honors the best and brightest in American design at the CFDA Fashion Awards. Founded in 1981, they are the highest honor in fashion and recognize the outstanding contributions made to American fashion in womenswear, menswear, and accessories as well as journalism, creative vision, personal style, and lifetime achievement. In 2017, the CFDA introduced a unified Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent that applies to womenswear, menswear and accessory design. Additionally, CFDA added the Swarovski Award for Positive Change, which honors an individual in the U.S. fashion industry who has made a positive impact on American communities and has improved the welfare of others. Check out the list of winnersand all the amazing looks from the Red Carpet below.

WINNERS

Franca Sozzani wins Fashion Icon Award

Demna Gvasalia wins International Award · Balenciaga, Vetements

Raf Simons wins Womenswear Designer of the Year · Calvin Klein

Raf Simons wins Menswear Designer of the Year · Calvin Klein

Stuart Vevers wins Accessories Designer of the Year · Coach

Fernando Garcia wins Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent · Monse

Laura Kim wins Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent · Monse

Cecile Richards wins Board of Directors' Tribute

Gloria Steinem wins Board of Directors' Tribute

Rick Owens wins Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award

Kenneth Cole wins Swarovski Award for Positive Change

Pat McGrath wins Founder's Award

Janelle Monáe wins Board of Directors' Tribut

Nominations for each award category are submitted by the CFDA Fashion Awards Guild, an invitation-only network made up of the 500+ members of the CFDA, along with top fashion retailers, journalists, stylists and influencers. The nominees as well as recipients of the honorary awards are ratified by the CFDA Board of Directors. The Guild also votes for the winners for Womenswear, Menswear an Accessory Designer of the Year, as well as the unified Swarovski Awards for Emerging Talent.

The 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards, in partnership with Swarovski for the 16th year, was held June 5th at The Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom. Check out the most fashionable red carpet looks.

 

Francesco Carrozzini and Bee Shaffer attend the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards Cocktail Hour at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5, 2017 in New York City.

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Bella Hadid attends the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards Cocktail Hour at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5, 2017 in New York City.

Demna Gvasalia receives an International Award.

Paul Andrew and Lupita Nyong’o

Olivia Palermo attends the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5, 2017 in New York City.

Tory Burch attends the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5,2017 in New York city.

Tommy Hilfiger and Dee Ocleppo Hilfiger attend the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5,2017 in New York city.

Model Jac Jagaciak attends the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5, 2017 in New York City.

Vera Wang attends the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5, 2017 in New York City.

Naeem Khan with Josephine Skriver

Hamish Bowles.

Huma Abedin

Joseph Altuzarra with Pom Klementieff in Altuzarra

Virgil Abloh and Bella Hadid in Off-White

Michele Lamy and Rick Owens receives Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award.

Sasha Lane and Chloë Grace Moretz in Coach

Coco Rochas

Laura Kim, Diane Kruger in Monse and Delfina Delettrez jewelry, and Fernando Garcia

Rebecca Hall and Gabriela Hearst attend the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards Cocktail Hour at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5, 2017 in New York City

Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen attend the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards Cocktail Hour at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5, 2017 in New York City.

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Eva Chen attends the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5, 2017 in New York City.

Gloria Steinem and Kathy Najimy attend the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5, 2017 in New York City.

Elsa Hosk.

Alek Wek attends the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5, 2017 in New York City.

Maye Musk attends the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5, 2017 in New York City.

Matt Bomber and designer Todd Snyder attend the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5, 2017 in New York City.

Karlie Kloss.

Arizona Muse

Riley Montana and designer Brandon Maxwell

Hailey Baldwin

Mia Moretti with Stacey Bendet

Kerry Washington

Jonathan Simkhai with Janet Mock

Nina Garcia.

Priyanka Chopra.

Zanna Roberts Rassi in Partow

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Model Amber Valletta attends the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5, 2017 in New York City.

Laura Harrier and fashion designer Rosie Assoulin attend the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5, 2017 in New York City.

Gigi Hadid attends the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5, 2017 in New York City.

Nicole Kidman.

Iman Hammam attends the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5, 2017 in New York City.

Designer Raf Simons of Calvin Klein scored a rare double win, winning both womenswear and menswear honors.

Thom Browne attends the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 5, 2017 in New York City.

Meg Ryan and designer Christian Siriano

James Franco

Adriana Lima

Julia Nobis

Janelle Monáe

Julia Restoin Roitfeld

Brooke Shields

Jenna Lyons and Roberta Colindrez

Linda Fargo and Ken Downing

Heidi Klum in Zac Posen and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry with Zac Posen

Steven Kolb and Diane von Furstenberg