Leave it to the annual CFDA Fashion Awards — “the Oscars of fashion” — to bring out all the fashions people in droves for one evening. The event honors the best and brightest in both new and established designers and, naturally, never fails to cull an attendance list of familiar names, from legit actresses like Jessica Chastain and Kerry Washington to beautiful and stylish but dubiously-employed types like Olivia Palermo. (Seriously, WHAT DOES SHE DO???? I am starting to get suspicious.) Because this is fashion, it’s rare that someone makes a misstep — all of the attendees are styled to the nines. Let’s check out what Rose Byrne, Linda Evangelista, the Mara sisters, and many more wore to the illustrious event…
On Tuesday, Vogue hosted the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s annual fashion fund awards, bestowing glory and heaps of cash on one lucky designer. This year’s mega winner is Greg Chait, the man behind the collection The Elder Statesman. But while Greg may have won all the money, there was another battle being fought on the red carpet — it was the stylish against the total fashion messes. Let’s go to the photos…
The Council of Fashion Designers of America bestows awards on new young talent each year and throws itself a major party. Last night was the big event, and designers and their fans turned out in droves to honor one another. And the winners are… Keep reading »
If you’re a follower of fashion, by now you probably know the news about the big winners at this year’s CFDA Awards. And if not, Google will tell you all the basic deets in a snap. But, if you’re craving some of the insider-y details, check out these Tweets from in-the-know editors posted throughout the evening.
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Nary a day goes by lately without another store closing, one more report of plummeting sales figures and a bright glint of hope that Crocs may finally go under due to massive losses. Some economists and fashion analysts are even saying that these tough times have resulted in Depression-era style having a resurgence (not always a bad thing), like muted color palettes and longer skirts. But while the tanking economy is forcing some of us into Ramen dinners, ankle length sack skirts and boring colors, others are telling all economic indicators to screw themselves and sticking with bright, hot little dresses. And they’re doing better than most. Keep reading »
“Project Runway” buddies Heidi Klum and Michael Kors held hands while walking last night’s red carpet for the CFDA Fashion Awards. [NYC, 6/15/09] Keep reading »