CFDA Fashion Awards 2017 Full list of winners, pictures from glamorous event

The 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards, in partnership with Swarovski for the sixteenth year, was hosted by comic actor, Seth Meyers.

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Amber Valetta and Karen at the CFDA Awards 2017 play

Amber Valetta and Karen at the CFDA Awards 2017

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On Monday night, June 5, 2017, the Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards aka Academy Awards of the fashion world held at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

The 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards, in partnership with Swarovski for the sixteenth year, was hosted by comic actor, Seth Meyers.

According to a report by HollywoodReporter, top Hollywood celebs strut the red carpet of the annual event as it held amidst pomp and glee.

In attendance were Heidi KlumDiane KrugerOlivia PalermoMandy Moore, Olivia Munn and Seth Meyers.

Kerry Washington play

Kerry Washington

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Other attendees include Karen Elson, Amber Valletta, Kenneth Cole and Jon Bon Jovi.

Bon Jovi reportedly gave out the first-ever Swarovski Award for Positive Change to his good friend, designer Kenneth Cole.

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According to Council of Fashion Designers of America's site, the awards, which began in 1981, are the "highest honor in fashion and recognize the outstanding contributions made to American fashion in womenswear, menswear, and accessories as well as journalism, creative vision, personal style, and lifetime achievement."

Here's the full list of winners from the 2017 CFDA Awards:

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Lupita Nyong'o

(Eonline)

 

Menswear Designer of the Year:

Raf Simons for Calvin Klein

Accessory Designer of the Year:

Stuart Vevers for Coach

Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent:

Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia for Monse

Womenswear Designer of the Year:

Raf Simons for Calvin Klein

Inaugural Swarovski Award for Positive Change:

Kenneth Cole

Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award:

Rick Owens

International Award:

Demna Gvasalia for Vetements and Balenciaga

The Founder's Award:

Pat McGrath

Board of Directors' Tribute:

Cecile Richards, Gloria Steinem and Janelle Monáe

Fashion Icon Award:

Franca Sozzani, Italian Vogue editor-chief, posthumous

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