2014 CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America ) Fashion Awards in collaboration with Swarovski held at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on Monday (June 2) in New York City. John Waters was the host for the evening. For the 13th year in a row, the evening was generously underwritten by Swarovski.
Blake Lively (Michael Kors), Chanel Iman (Monique Lhuillier), Rihanna (Adam Selman), Ashley Olsen (The Row), Mary-Kate Olsen (The Row), Alessandra Ambrosio (Nonoo), Heidi Klum (Donna Karan), Chrissy Teigen (Rachel Roy), Busy Philipps (Honor) and many other celebrities walked the red carpet last night.
Rihanna was presented with the Fashion Icon award by Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour who praised the musician for her ability to tell captivating stories through the boldness and beauty of clothes. Rihanna thanked members of the audience: “the designers, the models, and everyone else who has inspired me.”
And The 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards Winners List:
Womenswear Designer of the Year: Joseph Altuzarra of Altuzarra
Menswear Designer of the Year: Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow for Public School
Accessories Designer of the Year: Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen for The Row
Swarovski Award For Womenswear: Shane Gabier and Christopher Peters for Creatures of the Wind
Swarovski Award For Menswear: Todd Snyder
Swarovski Award For Accessory Design: Irene Neuwirth
The Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award: Tom Ford
The Media Award, Given in Honor of Eugenia Sheppard: Paul Cavaco
The Founders Award: Bethann Hardison
The Board of Director’s Tribute Award: Ruth Finley
The International Award: Raf Simons
The Fashion Icon Award: Rihanna