CFDA Awards : The Oscars Of Fashion

The Council of Fashion Designers of America(CFDA) is a not-for-profit trade association whose membership consists of more than 400 of America’s foremost womenswear, menswear, jewelry and accessory designers. CFDA membership is by invitation only and is open to Americans designing in the United States or abroad or international designers whose businesses are based in the United States.

The annual event recognizes the outstanding contributions made to American fashion by individuals from all areas of the industry and related arts, with awards being given for design excellence in womenswear, menswear, and accessories as well as extraordinary accomplishments in journalism, creative vision, and lifetime achievement.The 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards took place on Monday, June 3 at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center.

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 03: Erin Wasson and designer Alexander Wang attend the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 03: Erin Wasson and designer Alexander Wang attend the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Hillary Rodham Clinton and Oscar de la Renta onstage at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Hillary Rodham Clinton and Oscar de la Renta onstage at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

International Award honoree Riccardo Tisci, left, and actress Jessica Chastain pose in the press room at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on Monday, June 3, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

International Award honoree Riccardo Tisci, left, and actress Jessica Chastain pose in the press room at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on Monday, June 3, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Linda Evangelista onstage at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Linda Evangelista onstage at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Olivia Palermo attends the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Olivia Palermo attends the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Model Joan Smalls attends the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Model Joan Smalls attends the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Model Adriana Lima attends 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Model Adriana Lima attends 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Media Award honoree Tim Blanks poses in the press room at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on Monday, June 3, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Media Award honoree Tim Blanks poses in the press room at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on Monday, June 3, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Aerin Lauder attends 2013 CFDA FASHION AWARDS Underwritten By Swarovski - Red Carpet Arrivals at Lincoln Center on June 3, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Swarovski)

Aerin Lauder attends 2013 CFDA FASHION AWARDS Underwritten By Swarovski – Red Carpet Arrivals at Lincoln Center on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Swarovski)

Winners of the CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year Award Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough of Proenza Schouler pose with Kerry Washington (C) at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States.  (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Winners of the CFDA Womenswear Designer of the Year Award Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough of Proenza Schouler pose with Kerry Washington (C) at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Swarovski Accessories Designer of the Year honoree Pamela Love poses in the press room at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on Monday, June 3, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Swarovski Accessories Designer of the Year honoree Pamela Love poses in the press room at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on Monday, June 3, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Sofia Vergara attends 2013 CFDA FASHION AWARDS Underwritten By Swarovski - Red Carpet Arrivals at Lincoln Center on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Sofia Vergara attends 2013 CFDA FASHION AWARDS Underwritten By Swarovski – Red Carpet Arrivals at Lincoln Center on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Winner of the CFDA Accessory Designer of the Year Award, Phillip Lim poses with Rose Byrne at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Winner of the CFDA Accessory Designer of the Year Award, Phillip Lim poses with Rose Byrne at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Nicole Richie attends the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Nicole Richie attends the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Designers Vera Wang (L) and Ralph Lauren on stage 2013 CFDA FASHION AWARDS Underwritten By Swarovski - Show at Lincoln Center on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Swarovski)

Designers Vera Wang (L) and Ralph Lauren on stage 2013 CFDA FASHION AWARDS Underwritten By Swarovski – Show at Lincoln Center on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Swarovski)

Anna Wintour attends the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Anna Wintour attends the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Designer Diane Von Furstenberg onstage at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Designer Diane Von Furstenberg onstage at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Dan Stevens poses with winner of the CFDA Designer of the Year Award, Thom Browne at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Dan Stevens poses with winner of the CFDA Designer of the Year Award, Thom Browne at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

CFDA CEO Steven Kolb attends 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

CFDA CEO Steven Kolb attends 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Artist Marina Abramovic attends 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on June 3, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Artist Marina Abramovic attends 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Designer Tommy Hilfiger and Dee Hilfiger attend 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Designer Tommy Hilfiger and Dee Hilfiger attend 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Designer Michelle Ochs, left, model Karlie Kloss, center and designer Carly Cushnie attend the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on Monday, June 3, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Designer Michelle Ochs, left, model Karlie Kloss, center and designer Carly Cushnie attend the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on Monday, June 3, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Designer Francisco Costa (L) and actress Rooney Mara attend 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Designer Francisco Costa (L) and actress Rooney Mara attend 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Designer Donna Karan attends 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Designer Donna Karan attends 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Elizabeth Olsen (L) and Ashley Olsen attend the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Elizabeth Olsen (L) and Ashley Olsen attend the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Designer Zac Posen (L) and Juliette Lewis attend 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Designer Zac Posen (L) and Juliette Lewis attend 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Designer Tory Burch attends the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Designer Tory Burch attends the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Model Karolina Kurkova, designer Michael Kors and actress Cody Horn attend the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Model Karolina Kurkova, designer Michael Kors and actress Cody Horn attend the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards on June 3, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

 

 

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