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
Womenswear Designer of the Year
Menswear Designer of the Year
Rag & Bone
Accessory Designer of the Year
Swarovski Award for Womenswear
Swarovski Award for Menswear
Swarovski Award for Accessory Design
Christopher Bailey for Burberry
Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award
Eugenia Sheppard Award
Paper’s Kim Hastreiter
Eleanor Lambert Award
Vogue’s Tonne Goodman
L’Oréal Popular Vote Award
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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Publication: The Ones2Watch
Photographer: Amarpaul Kalirai
Model: Bara (STORM)
Stylist: Roselyn Laine
Make-Up: Holly Bellm
Hair: Mark Hampton
In many gorgeous pieces by the legendary designer Alexander McQueen, Bara is featured in an editorial entitled “Imbue” for the Ones2Watch shot by photographer Amarpaul Kalirai. I really enjoy this neutral background because it really emphasizes all the pieces.
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Following the amazingly talented Alexander McQueen‘s suicide this past March, Sarah Burton was left to oversee McQueen’s fall collection. She was formerly the head of design for womenswear working alongside McQueen for the last 16 years and was recently appointed the position of creative director for the label.
In a statement, Sarah said, “The creation of modern, beautifully crafted clothes was at the heart of Lee’s vision. I intend to stay true to his legacy.”
With the news of a successor for the label, the McQueen brand will undoubtedly be strengthen. Sarah’s immediate plan is to release a licensed men’s underwear line this summer.
Following their New York City premiere on Monday, Sex and the City 2 premiered in London today at the Odeon Leicester Square.
Sarah Jessica Parker in Alexander McQueen gown and Philip Treacy hat.
Sarah said, “There’s only one person I could have worn tonight and that was Alexander McQueen. Lee, this is for you. I miss you very much.”
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Paying tribute to the legendary fashion designer Alexander McQueen, 36-year-old America’s Next Top Model host Tyra Banks pays her respects by creating a shoot inspired my McQueen‘s latest designs with a guest appearance by American Vogue editor-at-large Andre Leon Talley.
About the tribute, Tyra said, “I wanted to do a photo shoot decked out in H2T McQueen. McQueen was considered royalty in the fashion community. I feel like a queen whenever I wear his clothes (especially the stunning blue dress I wore for this shoot)!… I would like to think that he would have loved these photos.”
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Inspired by 90’s grunge, the fall 2010 collection of McQ by Alexander McQueen consists of an androgynous style of different patterns, colors, and textures full of stripes, patchwork, florals, and denims. The collection shows a great autumn range combining feminine and masculine features that definitely screams McQueen‘s dark and creative personality.
From the black lips and platform boots to the baggy pants and wild dresses, this is probably my favorite fall collection that I have yet seen for the season. I think the twist on the kilt, but for women, paired with platforms is genius. Either that or I just have a platform fetish. I think it’s the platform fetish haha… Here are my favorite looks:
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Thinking about Alexander McQueen, I still feel a little down knowing that I will never have the opportunity to work alongside his genius creativity. The last collection of accessories he designed for this fall is nothing short of amazing. Here are some of the amazing shoes and bags:
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