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CFDA Awards

For the past fifty years, the Council of Fashion Designers in America has held an awards show that has come to be called the “Fashion Oscars”. “This annual event is the one night we come together to celebrate our own,” said CFDA CEO Steven Kolb. And celebrate we do…

It’s a night of glamour, talent, and beauty but most of all it is a night of recognition – giving our applause and our thanks for the gorgeous creations made by fashion designers from established to up and coming.

There were many great moments in the night – listening to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton joke around about her love of pantsuits, and then warmly describe Oscar de la Renta, winner of the night’s prestigious Founder’s Award, as a man whose “name evokes elegance and timeless beauty“. Catching my style icon, Carolina Herrera, being perfectly chic and lusting after her sensible evening shoes. Watching Vera Wang receive the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award from her former mentor, Ralph Lauren, and seeing the beautiful friendship that exists between them… but don’t just take it from me, you can see all these moments and more on Style.com!

This industry is not an easy one, but it is certainly stunning. It’s wonderful to know that the hard working creatives behind these gowns I love to photograph so much and pieces we all admire are given accolades for their achievements in a glittering way only the fashion industry can do.

  

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Capturing the moment

Designer Prabal Gurung (one of my personal favorites!) arriving at the CFDA with Zoe Saldana.

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Jessica Stam in Jason Wu arriving to the CFDA awards Monday night. Breathtaking in every detail, no?

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CFDA Awards

Celebrating 50 years of the CFDA! Last night at Manhattan’s Lincoln Center the all-stars of fashion came out to celebrate another great year of design, achievement, and an ever-evolving industry. From the old legends to emerging talent, hand in hand with their muses they walked the red carpet as we watched and shared in celebration for the love of fashion.

Watch the awards online at 5pm EDT on Style.com!

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