2010 CFDA Fashion Awards: A Night Of Pure Magic And Brilliance

by CATHY LEVETT · June 8, 2010

    Anyone who's anyone knows that the 2010 Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Fashion Awards happened last night at the Alice Tully Hall in the Lincoln Center. I think pretty much everyone in New York knew about this, if only from looking at your twitter feed last night... mine was blowing up!-

    Here's a little recap of the winners of the night, if you haven't already heard. Michael Kors received the first standing ovation of the night for winning the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award. One of my personal favorite designers, Marc Jacobs, won the Womenswear Designer of the Year Award. Rag & Bone designers, Marcus Wainwright and David Neville, took home the Menswear Designer of the Year, while Alexis Bittar won Accessories Designer of the Year. Iman was honored as a Fashion Icon and Ralph Lauren received the Popular Vote Award.

    Although all of the attendees were obviously looking their best in this season's trendiest pieces, I was still able to come up with a few of my favorites of the night.

    Best dressed woman:  Jessica Stam

    Best dressed man:  Thom Browne

    Best dressed couple: Alino Cho and John Demsey

    Best dressed designer and celebrity duo:  Irina Lazareanu and Phillip Lim

    Best dressed twins:  Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

    Most fun duo:  Betsey and LuLu Johnson

    Now... if only the rest of us could look this good all the time!

    Models wearing the designers' collections

    Alexa Chung, Mary-Kate Olsen, Sasha Pivovarova, Ashley Olsen

    Brian Atwood, Kate Mara                  Tory Burch, Lyor Cohen

    Simon Spurr, Zachary Quinto, Jessica Stam

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Dakota Fanning, Iman, David Bowie

    Irina Lazareanu, Phillip Lim               Alino Cho, John Demsey

    Vera Wang                                               Rachel Zoe

    Sara Ziff, Nicole Miller                         Betsey and LuLu Johnson

    Thom Browne                                        Francisco Costa, Lara Stone

    Kenneth Cole                                          Constance Jablonski

    Carmen Kass, Amanda Hearst, Peter Som

    Diane von Furstenberg, Carolina Herrera, Amanda Brooks

    [Images by Steve Eichner for WWD]