Aside from the annual Met Gala, the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) Fashion Awards is considered to be one of the biggest nights of the year for fashion.
So it’s little surprise that the world’s most prominent style stars were out in full force for the glittering event, which honours design excellence and gives contemporary fashion icons due credit for their sartorial savvy.
Rihanna, who won Fashion Icon of the Year, made a bold statement in a sheer, nude dress that was unabashedly provocative.
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Fashion risk-taker Lupita Nyong’o covered up in a colourful Suno ensemble, while Canadian supermodel Coco Rocha stunned in an elegant, off-the-shoulder Christian Siriano gown paired with a Heather Huey-designed hat.
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