CFDA Awards 2011

Jun 7, 2011

The CFDA awards were yesterday, and I couldn't be happier with the winners! Proenza Schouler was my first choice for Best Womenswear Designer of the Year, and I am delighted that they have won. Proenza Schouler's collections are always incredible-their attention to detail shows through every runway look from their Spring and Fall collections. Their use of color, craft, and culture has definitely been noticed by the fashion world, and thankfully, deservingly recognized. The designer duo told Harper's Bazaar UK, in their April 2011 issue, "...We try to make things that are uncopiable and feel special and honest. We try to approach the opposite-approach things that are not cool. Our clothes come from a place of integrity." Well, their way of taking things that are "not cool" and transforming them into the most coveted-after looks on the runway has worked brilliantly. 
The Proenza Schouler Designers in Harper's Bazaar April 2011 (via The Fashion Spot)

On another fashion note, this year's style turnout was beautiful. I think minimalism was the key here, but color went right along with it. However, there was a equally stunning group of people who went for patterns and prints-on my best-dressed list, Liv Tyler, in Proenza Schouler,  was a favorite.  Alessandra Ambrosio and Chanel Iman wore shocking shades but went minimalistic with detailed accessories. Liya Kebede dressed perhaps the simplest of them all, but was my absolute favorite in Derek Lam. What do you think of my picks?


What did you think of the CFDA Awards? Who was on your best-dressed list?

-M

29 comments

  1. lovely blog ; )

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    alexandra

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  2. Great article i have always loved Proenza Schouler and i think they are deserving winners. Love all of the ladies you picked particularly Chanel Iman - thanks for sharing x

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  3. Beautiful outfits!
    I love the tropic blue dress :D
    Xoxo
    Sarah

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  4. i agree with all your picks :) seriously gorgeous!


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  5. i love all the looks you highlighted. so nice to see color!

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  7. loving each and every one of these looks!

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  8. Chanel Iman looks incredible, I love her style. Gorgeous post, all these outfits are beautiful! It's great that you're updating your blog more often dear!

    xoxo,
    Veena. <3

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  9. Ohh I didn't know that PS won! Well deserved and the boys are such cuties :)

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  10. I absolutely loved Liv Tyler's dress by Proenza Schouler. The back is fantastic xoxo

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  12. thanx for comment for sure following your blog

    hope to see more posts soom

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  13. love the orange dress ♥
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  16. Hey Meera! Thank you for stopping by my blog. I like your statement that you're not just another fashion blog. You are definitely heaps more mature than I ever was at thirteen.

    I didn't watch this show, however, the outfits are gorgeous. The black model with the white dress is just stunning! And I love Liv Tyler!

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  17. Hi dear, very nice article and blog ! I loved the pics so much. I am a new follower of your blog, if you like my blog too follow back and keep in touch ! Kisses xoxox

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  18. :) nice post.
    Thanks for your comment!
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  19. Wow! I love all of this! Ecsepcially that red dress and the teal dress!

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  20. These photos are amazing, I love the first one, with the backs :).
    You have a really cool blog. Do you want to follow each other, I would love that.

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  21. So glad Proenza won, really well deserved. There were so many well dressed people there, impossible to choose a favourite

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  22. Lots of people were well dressed - I think they should have been better fed. Personally I thought there were a few too many overly thin people. Maybe this was just my opinion....
    Lydia

    www.styleindependent.com

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  23. Wowie they all look gorgeous!

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  24. I too was delighted to see that both Proenza Schouler and Alexander Wang won.

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