The evening kicked off with red carpet appearances by celebrities who were donning designers of the moment spanning Christopher John Rogers to Diotima.
The fashion world was set ablaze once again as the renowned 2023 CFDA Fashion Awards took centre stage, featuring a star-studded red carpet adorned with the most dazzling and trend-setting celebrity outfits. This prestigious event, often called the “Oscars of Fashion,” celebrates the industry’s top talents and serves as a runway for some of the most influential figures in the entertainment and fashion worlds.
For one of fashion’s biggest nights, Hollywood icons, fashion insiders, record-breaking athletes, and high-profile personalities walked the carpet in their best couture looks. Anne Hathaway made heads turn in two different, yet equally fabulous, gowns. Kim Kardashian brought her signature sultry style in a skintight little black dress. And Serena Williams took the spotlight in a shiny, billowing gown as she accepted this year’s Fashion Icon award. The stars added their unique sparkle to the glamour of the evening. As anticipated at such a prestigious event, the fashion-forward attendees spared no effort in showcasing their sartorial prowess.
Below, we’ve curated a list of our top 10 favourite looks that captured the essence of the night. From donning the latest creations straight off the runway to championing emerging designers, these style mavens left an indelible mark on the fashion landscape, ensuring that the CFDA Awards were not only a celebration of achievement but also a runway of inspiration.
Kim Kardashian took a bold step back in time, channelling ’90s vibes with her textured black Chrome Hearts dress. This figure-hugging ensemble accentuated all her curves flawlessly. To top off her retro-inspired look, she rocked an updo hairstyle.
Anne Hathaway embraced the power of a Canadian tuxedo for her red carpet-appearance. She showcased a billowing denim skirt by Ralph Lauren paired with a captivating denim corset top from the same house. Her daring fashion choices made her stand out as the night’s host.
Vanessa Hudgens brought the drama in a stunning black Vera Wang gown. The ballgown-style dress featured a fitted bodice and a voluminous skirt that made a bold statement. She added an extra touch of glamour with long gloves and platform heels.
Madelyn Cline shimmered on the red carpet in a mesmerising Oscar de la Renta gown. The two-tone silver and gold dress caught the light, creating a captivating and luminous effect as she struck poses for the cameras.
Emily Ratajkowski turned heads in her sweet and flirty Tory Burch minidress. The structured silhouette skimmed her thighs, teasing a glimpse of her envy-inducing long legs. As cameras flashed, she completed her look with a touch of elegance, sporting a Brilliant Earth tennis bracelet.
Karlie Kloss exuded timeless elegance in her sleek black Thom Browne dress. The long-sleeved ensemble, complemented by a matching black handbag and shoes, added a touch of sophistication to her overall appearance.