The red carpet on fashion’s biggest night out is always packed to the gills, and last night’s CFDA awards were no exception—ev-er-y-one was there, from Beyoncé to my dreaded Elgort to Elon Musk’s glamorous mom.
I’ve been iffy about Late Late Show host James Corden for a while now, mostly due to his disastrous performance as host to Glamour’s 2014 Women of the Year Awards, in which he told a series of lightly misogynistic jokes that culminated in his telling Hillary Clinton that she was his “weird crush.” However! Judging…
Great news: the amazing and incomparable Bethann Hardison — former supermodel and agency owner, founder of the Balance Diversity campaign and outspoken critic of fashion's abysmal track record when it comes to showcasing diversity — will receive the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Founder's Award, which…
Last night at the Council of Fashion Designers of America, designers and celebrities hit the red carpet in ensembles both incredibly fashionable and incredibly ugly.
Yes, all the stars of stage, screen and runway were at Lincoln Center's 2010 CFDA Fashion Awards. Yes, it's one of the biggest fashion events of the year. So why was this year's such a snoozefest?
- "I was asked recently by a significant magazine for women over 40 to pose with a cougar, and I refused to do it because I felt it was insulting. They took away the cover." Cattrall finds the term sexist. [Extra]
"There is this little group of designers and they just switch around the names every year. It's a bit like the cool group in high school, which is so self-congratulatory." Ah, the pleasures and the politics of CFDA electioneering. [WWD]
Amanda Fortini's profile of Kate and Laura Mulleavy — the Pasadena sisters behind Rodarte — examines the duo's relationship with middlebrow fashion bible Vogue. You know, the magazine that made them subsist on 1,300 calories a day for four months.
The CFDA Awards have become fashion's biggest night. Which means the clothes are better, badder, and uglier than anything you can possibly imagine. Obviously, to mark last night's 2009 Lincoln-Center-extravaganza, we needed a super-sized GBU do do it justice!
- Behold actress Rene Russo, doing moderately fetishistic things with designer Brian Atwood's shoes and a hunky model, for a limited-release book, which sounds suspiciously like a fancy lookbook. [NY Mag]