Nadia Swarovski, designers Justin Giunta, Alexander Wang, Tim Hamilton and actress Blake Lively pose backstage at the 2009 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center on June 15, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
Last night marked the 2009 CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) Awards held at the Lincoln Center in New York City.
The star-studded evening was filled with designers, celebrities and models celebrating American fashion.
The list of winners include:
Womenswear Designer of the Year: Rodarte’s Laura and Kate Mulleavy
Menswear Designer of the Year (tie): Calvin Klein’s Italo Zucchelli and Band of Outsiders’ Scott Sternberg
Accessory Designer of the Year: Proenza Schouler’s Jack McCullough and Lazaro Hernandez
Swarovski Award for Womenswear: Alexander Wang
Swarovski Award for Menswear: Tim Hamilton
Swarovski Award for Accessory Design: Justin Giunta for Subversive Jewelry
International Award: Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton
Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award: Anna Sui
Eugenia Sheppard Award: Women’s Wear Daily editor-in-chief Ed Nardoza
Eleanor Lambert Award: GQ’s Jim Moore
Board of Director’s Special Tribute: First Lady Michelle Obama
Check out some of the photos below!