This year’s CFDA Awards came fast and furiously. And while I was expecting to be floored by the CFDA Awards fashion, it was more like shock and awe than anything else. In the past, we’ve seen risk-taking in full effect. This year, the risk taking seemed to be a bit more subdued in favor of strange colors (yellow?), strange silhouettes (what’s going on there Olivia?) and strange fabrics (Diane Kruger?) And can I just say Mandy Moore in animal print? THAT I did not expect.
No matter, the stars who did attend pulled out all the stops, so we must stop and take notice of Kerry Washington’s strange Prabal Gurung. Not something I would ever picture her in.
And of course, Rick Owens received a Lifetime Achievement Award, Raf Simons won Womenswear Designer of the year and the late Franca Sozzani was honored with the Fashion Icon Award, something I personally feel was long overdue.
Let’s check out the fashion!
Not sure how much I can handle all this yellow — but really like the fit of this Lela Rose dress on Mary Elizabeth Winstead.
Definitely way too much yellow…
And also this…
Go big or go home, says Brooke Shields, but we’ve seen this floral print before and its nothing new.
I liked this dress for a hot minute (most people didn’t) but then I saw those cutouts.
Black and White
Just another reason why Proenza Schouler is my favorite brand!
Yes, this dress is basic, but this is Nicole Kidman the way I know and love her best, before she started taking so many risks and losing her elegance. Basically, there was a time when she took risks and looked like a lady, and then there wasn’t. Now, she’s back!
Such a fan of Mandy Moore‘s style as of late. But not here…
I kind of like this trend or the idea of it. Not sure I could pull it off though and not sure Coco Rocha could either. Nice try, though.
Photos: EOnline, Vogue, People.com
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