The Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards otherwise known as the Oscars of the fashion world took place in the early hours of the morning of Tuesday at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.
The 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards, in partnership with Swarovski for the sixteenth year, was hosted by actor and comedian Seth Meyers, who previously hosted the award ceremony in June 2012.
Notable designer Diane Von Furstenberg, the chairwoman of the CFDA, said in a statement: “I am so happy that Seth agreed to be our host.” She added that Meyers‘ “charm, wit and intelligence will enhance an evening that we plan to be very festive.”
Diane Von Furstenberg
There were other notable award presenters including Karen Elson and Amber Valletta, as well as Jon Bon Jovi’s giving the first-ever Swarovski Award for Positive Change to his “good friend”, designer Kenneth Cole.
Kerry Washington, Lupita Nyong’o, Gabrielle Union, Janelle Monae, Heidi Klum, Diane Kruger were some of the famous faces that graced the glittery event. A number of supermodels were also present including Bella Hadid and her sister Gigi Hadid, Joan smalls and Karlie Kloss.
Here are some of those who attended