Discover This Year’s Winners of CFDA Fashion Awards, the Event Was Held in New York
New York hosted the CFDA Fashion Awards, one of the most prestigious events in the world of fashion. Among the guests, there were Zendaya, Drew Barrymore, Cara Delevingne, Squid Game star Jung Ho-yeon, and others.
At the event, the Council of Fashion Experts of America honored the stars and designers who have contributed to the development of the fashion industry in 2021.
Thus, the actress Zendaya received the title Fashion Icon, and her colleague Anya Taylor-Joy was named Face of the Year.
Zendaya, whose every appearance is always a fashion sensation, became the youngest star in the history of the award to win this nomination. For the event, she chose a red outfit designed by Vera Wang from a top and a skirt.
Veteran designer, by the way, also attended the ceremony wearing an elegant outfit of her authorship. The 72-year-old queen of wedding dresses has recently launched a line of evening dresses.
Anya Taylor-Joy, in turn, chose a bright purple plunging neckline dress from Oscar de la Renta. The actress complemented the elegant look for the red carpet with a pill hat with a leopard-print veil, gloves, and matching shoes.
The surprise at the ceremony was the appearance of Drew Barrymore, who rarely appears. But for her triumph, the actress picked up a spectacular dress from Christian Siriano. A yellow tulle dress with a lush crinoline made the star stand out among other celebrities who chose more laconic images. And it came as no surprise that South Korean actress and model Jung Ho-yeon appeared.
Menswear Designer of the Year became Emily Bode-Aujla who is known for creating collections almost entirely made of vintage fabrics. Her Bode brand is presented in more than 30 stores and has repeatedly become laureate and finalist of various prestigious awards.
Edvin Thompson was announced this year’s American Emerging Designer. He continues to research the cultural codes of Jamaica, where he was born and is not afraid to decorate his brand Theophilio with stripes of the Rastafarian flag.
Demna Gvasalia was named International Womenswear Designer. Balenciaga’s creative director of Georgian origin won one of the most prestigious awards in the fashion world.
This year’s International Menswear Designer became Grace Wales Bonnerю The British designer sees fashion as a means of intuitive perception of different points of view. Her brand Wales Bonner offers a clear definition of luxury through a blend of European and Afro-Atlantic aesthetics.
In the category of accessories, the designer Telfar Clemens won this year. The designer began to sew clothes as a teenager. His brand Telfar is focused on gender-neutral clothes.
And the American brand Patagonia received The Environmental Sustainability Award. The brand which has existed since 1973 uses organic cotton and fur in its clothes that was obtained in a humane way.
And the best American Womenswear Designer of the 2021 year was named Christopher John Rogers. The clothes, designed by a graduate from Savannah College of Art and Design, had been previously seen on Rihanna and even Michelle Obama. Christopher worked as a designer for Diane Von Furstenberg and worked on his own brand in the late evenings.