2010 CFDA Awards

This year, the non-profit trade organization for North-American designers of fashion, the Council of Fashion Designers of America or CFDA, held their 28th annual award ceremony at Lincoln Center in New York City for the second year in a row this past Monday, June 7th. Here are the winners from the evening:

Board of Directors Special Tribute
Alexander McQueen

Womenswear Designer of the Year
Marc Jacobs

Menswear Designer of the Year
Rag & Bone

Accessory Designer of the Year
Alexis Bittar

Swarovski Award for Womenswear
Jason Wu

Swarovski Award for Menswear
Richard Chai

Swarovski Award for Accessory Design
Alexander Wang

International Award
Christopher Bailey for Burberry

Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award
Michael Kors

Eugenia Sheppard Award
Paper’s Kim Hastreiter

Eleanor Lambert Award
Vogue’s Tonne Goodman

L’Oréal Popular Vote Award
Ralph Lauren

And here are my favorite looks from the red carpet that night:


Ashley Olsen in THE ROW and VAN CLEEF & ARPELS jewelry with Sasha Pivovarova and Mary-Kate Olsen also in THE ROW

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Karl Lagerfeld Preggo?!

Fashion’s finest queer and crude artist AleXsandro Palombo‘s latest subjects are Chanel‘s head designer and creative director Karl Lagerfeld and Vogue‘s editor-in-chief Anna Wintour in a strange baby scenario. I really enjoy these pieces because they are very interesting and definitely evoke a strong emotion.

Masha Novoselova – Vogue Spain June 2010

Magazine: Vogue Spain June 2010
Photographer: James Macari
Model: Masha Novoselova (BEATRICE)

Channeling her sexy, sultry attitude, 25-year-old Russian blonde bombshell Masha Novoselova is featured in the upcoming issue of Vogue Spain. Roaming in the hills, photographer James Macari shoots Masha in summery, cutout pieces by the likes of designers Stella McCartney, D&G, Hervé Leger, Balmain, Custo Barcelona, Barbara Bui, Diesel Black Gold, Antik Batik, and Laura B.

*NOTE – NUDITY

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Constance Jablonski – Vogue China June 2010

Magazine: Vogue China June 2010
Editorial: Wild Child
Photographer: Dan Jackson
Model: Constance Jablonski (ELITE)

In the upcoming issue of Vogue China, 20-year-old French model Constance Jablonski is featured in an editorial entitled “Wild Child” by photographer Dan Jackson. Constance is presented in front of a dark gray backdrop in some fun and bright summery designs by the likes of Proenza Schouler, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Alexis Bittar, Emilio Pucci, and BCBG Max Azria. I really like this editorial because it really rings in the summer spirit in quite a chic manner.

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2010 Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala

This season’s exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, sponsored by Gap along with support by Condé Nast, is inspired by the American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity running from today, May 5th through August 15th focusing on how the modern American woman between the 1890’s and 1940’s has affected women today.

To kick off the exhibit, a gala was thrown at the Met this past Monday hosted by Oprah Winfrey, Executive Vice President of Global Design for Gap Patrick Robinson, and Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Anna Wintour for the main fundraiser event for the Costume Institute with this year raising almost twice as much money as last year! Here are some of the favorite looks from the evening:


Chloe Sevigny in Proenza Schouler and Patrick McMullan by Getty


Sienna Miller in Emilio Pucci with Jude Law by Getty


Karlie Kloss in Donna Karan by Life

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Raquel Zimmermann, Caroline Trentini, & Nicholas Hoult – Vogue Nippon June 2010

Magazine: Vogue Nippon June 2010
Editorial: Call It Love
Photographer: Ellen von Unwerth
Models: Raquel Zimmermann (DNA), Caroline Trentini (STORM), Nicholas Hoult
Stylist: Grace Coddington

Running amuck of New York City and going to a cinema, 26-year-old Brazilian covergirl Raquel Zimmermann and 22-year-old also Brazilian covergirl Caroline Trentini grace the pages of the upcoming issue of Vogue Nippon with 20-year-old British Tom Ford “It” boy Nicholas Hoult in high New York fashion. This editorial is so chic and fun that it makes me want to go prowl the streets of New York.

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Sigrid Agren & Patricia van der Vilet – Vogue Nippon June 2010

Magazine: Vogue Nippon June 2010
Editorial: Just the Two of Us
Photographer: Glen Luchford
Models: Sigrid Agren (ELITE) & Patricia ven der Vilet (NEW YORK)
Stylist: Anastasia Barbieri

This editorial entitled “Just the Two of Us” proves that fashion looks best in pairs of blondes with 19-year-old French model Sigrid Agren and 20-year-old Dutch model Patricia van der Vilet for the upcoming issue of Vogue Nippon by photographer Glen Luchford in designs by the likes of Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Louboutin, Anouschka, Dior, Etro, Sonia Rykiel, Roberto Cavalli, Burberry Prorsum, Isabel Marant, and John Galliano. From big curls and fishtail braids to fluffy puppies and gigantic bottles of Chanel perfume, Sigrid and Patricia compliment each other perfectly in this editorial.

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Edita Vilkeviciute – Vogue Nippon June 2010

Magazine: Vogue Nippon June 2010
Editorial: Wild Country
Photographer: Nathaniel Goldberg
Model: Edita Vilkeviciute (DNA)
Stylist: Ludivine Poiblanc


Top, DIOR. Skirt, AZZEDINE ALAIA. Shoes, CHANEL.

21-year-old Lithuanian model Edita Vilkeviciute shows that there can be beauty and high fashion in the “Wild Country” shot by photographer Nathaniel Goldberg. From chickens and bunny rabbits to baby lambs and horses, stylist Ludivine Poiblanc dressed Edita in soft yet rustic designs as she gets up close and personal with her new farm animal friends for a very elegant editorial.

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