CFDA Awards 2013

The “Academy Awards” of the Fashion World

Text: Danae Terzakou


It is probably one of the biggest nights on the fashion calendar. An annual hymn to all designers. Every year prestigious creators arrive along with there muses, and this year was not an exception. Riccardo Tisci –the so-called talk of the fashion world- arrived with Jessica Chastain, Francisco Costa with the brand new face of his brand, Rooney Mara, Zac Posen with Juliette Lewis and the list goes on.

The recipients of the 2013 CDFA Fashion Awards were announced by Andy Cohen and among the massive list of the winners there were, the Proenza Schouler duo, Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough for Womenswear Designer of the Year, Phillip Lim for 3.1 Phillip Lim for Accessory Designer of the Year, International Award for Riccardo Tisci and Founders Award for Oscar de la Renta. Yet, not only the designers were awarded that night -Tim Blanks was awarded with the Media Award.

Vogue’s Grace Coddington, Steven Kolb and Diane Von Furstenberg, the Proenza Schouler duo, Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough along with Kerry Washington.


Rooney Mara with Calvin Klein’s creative director Francisco Costa. Riccardo Tisci. Stella Tennant and Joseph Altuzzara.


Hillary Clinton with Oscar de la Renta


CFDA’S President, Diane Von Furstenberg


Ralph Lauren, Vera Wang, Dan Stevens, Thom Browne, Rose Byrne, and Phillip Lim. Linda Evangelista and Alexander Wang


Joan Smalls, Prabal Gurung, and Candice Swanepoel, the host Andy Cohen, the Marchesa duo, Keren Craig and Georgina Chapman


    Ralph Lauren and Vera Wang


Phillip Lim and Tao Okamoto , Pamela Love and Jemima Kirke


As for the best dressed of the night..

Candice Swanepoel in Prabal Gurung, Nicole Richie in Marc Jacobs, Hailee Steinfeld in Suno with Jimmy Choo shoes, Lily Aldridge in The Row

Rooney Mara in Calvin Klein Collecion, Jessica Chastain in Givenchy, Joan Smalls in Givenchy, Karlie Kloss in Cushnie et Ochs



Cover photo: Anna Wintour, Peter Kolb and Michael Kors