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Rihanna Steals the Whole Show at the CFDA Awards

Jun 3 2014 - 7:16am

Fashion's finest descended on Lincoln Center in NYC on Monday evening for the CFDA Fashion Awards. Stars like Lupita Nyong'o, Blake Lively [1], Olivia Wilde [2], and Marion Cotillard walked the red carpet in gorgeous outfits by their respective designer dates for the annual event, which was hosted by film director and screenwriter John Waters. Lupita, who presented the womenswear designer of the year award during the ceremony, made her CFDA debut in a printed top and matching shorts, while Blake kept things short and sweet in a beaded Michael Kors [3] minidress and '60s-inspired beauty look. It was Rihanna [4], though, who may have stolen the show; she hit the scene in a revealing sheer beaded gown for her big night. She was honored with the fashion icon award this evening and showed off her signature edgy style while posing for photos with a fur stole all night long (don't worry, she was wearing underwear!). Also on hand for the high-profile event were models Karlie Kloss, Alessandra Ambrosio, and Chanel Iman as well as designers Diane von Furstenberg [5], Betsey Johnson [6], and Rachel Zoe [7], who walked the carpet with husband Rodger Berman. Elsewhere, comedian Chris Kattan reprised the role of his infamous SNL character Mango, popping up for the event in a black cape and shorts.

The annual CFDA event honors American designers for their contributions to the fashion industry in categories including womenswear, menswear, and accessories. Some of the night's nominees included Marc Jacobs [8], Alexander Wang [9], and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen [10], who picked up the top prize for womenswear in 2012 and won accessories of the year on Monday night.

Lupita Nyong'o arrived in style.

Blake Lively [11] walked the red carpet in Michael Kors [12].

Jaime King wore white.

Alessandra Ambrosio posed in a red gown.

Jennifer Hudson [13] showed some leg in a black dress.

Emmy Rossum wore a J. Mendel gown.

Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen [14] donned matching all-black looks.

Marion Cotillard looked gorgeous in a short white dress.

Blake Lively [15] and Karlie Kloss got close at the CFDA Awards supper.

New mom Olivia Wilde [16] hit the red carpet in black fringe.

Chrissy Teigen and Rachel Roy [17] laughed together at the supper.

Rachel Zoe [18] walked the red carpet with her husband, Rodger Berman.

Greta Gerwig arrived on the arm of designer Zac Posen [19].

Rihanna [20] showed off her backside.

Naomi Campbell [21] set off a photographer frenzy in her sequined gown.

Blake Lively [22] posed with Michael Kors [23].

Heidi Klum [24] stunned in a coral dress.

Chris Kattan dressed up as his '90s-era SNL character Mango!

Liya Kebede wore Wes Gordon [25].

Rihanna [26] smiled after accepting her award alongside Anna Wintour.

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen [27] walked off stage after accepting their award.

Beth Behrs showed a bit of midriff.

Solange Knowles channeled Diana Ross in a sequined column gown.

Rachel Roy [28] arrived in a printed dress.

Bridget Moynahan wore a strapless purple gown.

James Marsden arrived at the CFDA Awards.

Anna Chlumsky showed off a sliver of stomach.

Chrissy Teigen wore an orange Rachel Roy [29] ensemble.

Karlie Kloss wore a cream-colored frock.

Diane von Furstenberg [30] arrived with Steven Kolb.

Lupita Nyong'o looked stunning in bold prints.

Betsey Johnson [31] got goofy on the red carpet.

Rachel Zoe [32] stepped out in NYC for the event.

Dree Hemingway sported prints.

Iman wore bold hues.

Joan Smalls showed skin at the CFDA Awards.

Busy Philipps attended the CFDA Awards in a bright dress and beads.

Keri Russell [33] looked gorgeous.

Sophia Bush attended the CFDA Awards.

Rihanna [34] laughed as she accepted her award.


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