All fashionable chefs had met at the ceremony organized by the Council of Fashion Designers of America. Explanations.
It’s probably one of the most anticipated fashion events of the year. Organized at the Brooklyn Museum in New York for nearly 54 years, the CFDA Awards recognize each season of the big names in the community. “Our mission is to strengthen the impact of American fashion in the global economy,” proclaims the organization on its official website. And this year again, the 2018 edition has kept all its promises …
Led by Diane Von Furstenberg and personalities such as Michael Kors, Vera Wang, Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger and Ashley Olsen , the non-profit association is made up of more than 500 members, from near and far universe of fashion. A small battalion of handpicked individuals who each year elect the lucky winners and give them, at the same time, a good publicity stunt.
The 2018 winners
True phenomenon on Instagram (it is followed by 112 million followers), it is starlet Kim Kardashian which was rewarded this year for its major role of influencer. An award she received with a lot of humor during her thank you speech: “I’m a little shocked to win a fashion prize when I’m naked most of the time” . Less funny but equally emotional, top model Naomi Campbell was presented with the Fashion Icon Award for her long modeling career.
Winner for the second time, Raf Simons also left with the prize of the best designer for a women’s collection with Calvin Klein . Side man, it is Supreme’s James Jebbia who wins the bet while Donatella Versace is awarded the international prize. Finally, Ralph Lauren received a CFDA of honor to reward his fifty years of career, and success.