The 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards Winners
Bethann Hardison, Rihanna, Paul Cavaco, Raf Simons for Christian Dior, Ruth Finley, and Tom Ford.
Anna Wintour, Greta Gerwig, James Marsden, Keri Russell, Linda Wells, Lupita Nyong’o, Sidney Toledano, Marion Cotillard, Naomi Campbell, and Sebastian Stan.
CELEBRITY GUESTS: Anna Chlumsky, Bernadette Peters, Blake Lively, Bridget Moynahan, Brie Larson, Busy Phillips, Chris Kattan, Cicely Tyson, Emmy Rossum, Gia Coppola, Jaime King, Jennifer Hudson, Leilani Bishop, Olivia Wilde, Sophia Bush, Suki Waterhouse, Zoe Kazan, and Zoey Deutch.
FASHION/MODELS/SOCIAL/SPORTS VIP’S: Alessandra Ambrosio, Amy Fine Collins, Andrew Bolton, Andrew Saffir, Anja Rubik, Anne V., Bee Shaffer, Brad Goreski, Caroline Trentini, Chanel Iman, Chrissy Teigen, Coco Rocha, Constance Jablonski, Derek Blasberg, Dree Hemingway, Fei Fei Sun, Hanne Gaby Odiele, Harley Viera Newton, Heidi Klum, Hillary Rhoda, Iman, Jamie Bochert, Jen Brill, Jessica Stam, Jessica Joffe, Joan Smalls, John Demsey, Karen Elson, Karlie Kloss, Karolina Kurkova, Leigh Lezark, Liya Kebede, Malgosia Bela, Olivia Palermo, Tyson Beckford, Vanessa Traina, Victor Cruz, and Victoria Traina.
DESIGNERS: Aerin Lauder, Alexandre Birman, Alexis Bittar, Angel Sanchez, Anna Sui, Ariel Ovadia, B. Michael, Babi Ahluwalia, Betsey Johnson, Bibhu Mohapatra, Billy Reid, Brian Atwood, Carolina Herrera, Catherine Malandrino, Charlotte Neuville, Christian Siriano, Coomi Bashin, Courtney Crangi, Cynthia Rowley, Danielle Snyder, David Meister, Deborah Lloyd, Dennis Basso, Derek Lam, Donna Karan, Doo-Ri Chung, Eddie Borgo, Eric Javits, Erin Beatty, Francisco Costa, Gilles Mendel, Gregory Chait, Italo Zucchelli, Isaac Franco, James Mischka, Jana Matheson, Jeff Halmos, Jeffrey Banks, Jenna Lyons, Jodie Snyder, Johan Lindeberg, John Truex, John Bartlett, Josie Natori, Kara Ross, Kay Unger, Ken Kaufman, Kenneth Cole, Kevin Carrigan, Lisa Axelson, Lisa Mayock, Lisa Perry, Lisa Salzer, Luis Fernandez, Maria Cornejo, Marissa Webb, Mark Badgley, Max Osterweis, Melissa Joy Manning, Michael Kors, Michelle Smith, Mimi So, Mish Tworkowski, Misha Nonoo, Monica Botkier, Monique Lhuillier, Monique Pean, Nili Lotan, Olivier Theyskens, Pamela Love, Peter Som, Philip Crangi, Phillip Lim, Prabal Gurung, Rachel Dooley, Rachel Zoe, Rebecca Minkoff, Rebecca Taylor, Richard Chai, Richard Lambertson, Sachin Ahluwalia, Sam Shipley, Scott Sternberg, Scott MacKinlay Hahn, Selima Salaun, Shane Baum, Shimon Ovadia, Simon Alcantara, Sofia Sizzi, Stacey Bendet, Stan Herman, Steven Alan, Steven Lagos, Stuart Vevers, Stuart Weitzman, Tory Burch, Tracy Reese, Ulrich Grimm, Vera Wang, Yigal Azrouel, and Zac Posen.
Host John Waters emceed the evening’s program: A live tribute featuring sixteen models of color in Diane von Furstenberg dresses paid homage to Founder’s Award honoree Bethann Hardison for advocating diversity on the runways.
Michael Kors led the In Memoriam segment in which he honored the passing of Annabel Tollman, L’Wren Scott, and Art Ortenberg over the past year.
The awards program featured a film on Swarovski Award nominees, directed by Clara Cullen and produced by Image Partnership, which debuted on NOWNESS earlier today.
As part of the CFDA’s commitment to design education, the following scholarships were awarded to the following students who were acknowledged from the stage by CFDA CEO Steven Kolb:
- Geoffrey Beene Design Scholar: Yi Deng, Drexel University
- Liz Claiborne Design Scholar: Carmela Osorio Lugo, Savannah College of Art & Design
- CFDA/Teen Vogue Scholar, in partnership with Target: Franky Tran, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
About the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards
Nominees, honorees, and winners were determined by the CFDA Awards Guild which is comprised of CFDA members, leading fashion journalists, stylists, and top retail executives. Ernst & Young, LLP was the official accounting firm of the Awards.
KCD was the executive producer of the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards. Art direction, graphics, and the CFDA Awards Journal were designed by Trey Laird of Laird + Partners. The journal was photographed by Willy Vanderperre and styled by Olivier Rizzo. The hand-painted artwork & typography were created by Aerosyn-Lex Mestrovic.
For the sixth consecutive year, Tony-nominated Scott Pask oversaw the Awards set design which featured his redesign of the signature Swarovski crystal-covered podium onstage.
The CFDA would like to acknowledge:
- Official Automotive Sponsor: Lexus
- Official Beauty Sponsor: MAC Cosmetics
- Official Champagne Partner: Veuve Clicquot
- Official Spirit Sponsor: Maestro Dobel
- Official Technology Partner: Intel