Tuesday, June 03, 2008

2008 CFDA Winners Announced

Last night the CFDA gathered in all its haute glory to fete its favorites at its annual awards show. Hosted by Fran Lebowitz with presenters Kim Cattrall, Simon Doonan, Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, Eva Mendes, Maggie Gyllenhaul and Victoria Beckham, the event held at NY Public Library, brought out fashion, media and actual celebrities - a star-studded trifecta.

Awards were given as follows:

Womenswear Designer of the Year: Francisco Costa for Calvin Klein Collection
Menswear Designer of the Year: Tom Ford
Accessories Designer of the Year: Tory Burch

Swarovski Awards for Emerging Talent
Womenswear: Kate and Laura Mulleavy for Rodarte
Menswear: Scott Sternberg for Band of Outsiders
Accessory Design: Philip Crangi
Eugenia Sheppard Award: Style.com's Candy Pratts Price International Award: Dries Van Noten
Board of Directors Tribute: Mayor Mike Bloomberg

Attendees included:

The Designers: CFDA president Diane von Furstenberg (appropriately in vintage YSL), Donna Karan, Alexander Wang, Laura and Kate Mulleavy of Rodarte, Carolina Herrera, Vera Wang, Dennis Basso, Tom Ford, Kenneth Cole, Vena Cava's Sophie Buhai and Lisa Mayock, Michael Kors, Sean Combs, Marchesa’s Keren Craig and Georgina Chapman, Sari Gueron, Thakoon Panichgul, Calvin Klein, Francisco Costa, Marc Jacobs, Proenza Schouler's Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez, Monique Lhuillier, James Perse, Philip Lim, Zac Posen, Ralph Lauren, Carlos Miele, Narciso Rodriguez, Rafe Totengco, Jason Wu, Charles Nolan, Badgley & Mischka, Erin Fetherston, Helmut Lang's Michael and Nicole Colovos, Thom Browne, Doo-Ri Chung, Betsey Johnson

The Editors: Anna Wintour, Andre Leon Talley, Meredith Melling Burke, Alexandra Kotur, Sally Singer, Mary Alice Stephenson, Ingrid Sischy and Sandy Brant, Anne Slowey, Bridget Foley, Patrick McCarthy, Amy Astley

The Red Carpet Walkers: Eva Longoria (in DVF) and Tony Parker, Jason Lewis, Hillary Duff, Mandy Moore, Kim Catrall, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ashley Olsen, Kim Raver, Eva Mendes, Victoria Becks, Lauren Hutton, L'il Kim, Famke Janssen, Jill Hennessy, LL Cool J, Naomi Campbell

The Socials: Marina Rust Connor, Aerin Lauder (in Proenza), Olivia Chantecaille, David Lauren with Lauren Bush (in RL), Vanessa von Bismarck, Katie Lee Joel, Gigi Mortimer, Zani Gugelmann