2016 CFDA Awards: Karlie Kloss Leads the Very Fashionable Fash Pack

There’s perhaps no chicer summer kick-off party than the 2016 CFDA Fashion Awards, which ushered in the fashion elite for a glamorous evening at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. Hosted by funnyman Joel McHale, the event brought trendsetters from Olivia Palermo to Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen under one roof to honour the best of the best in fashion right now.

2016 CFDA Awards Winners

Fashion Icon Award: Beyoncé

Womenswear Designer of the Year: Marc Jacobs

Swarovski Award for Womenswear: Brandon Maxwell

Swarovski Award for Menswear: Orley—Alex Orley, Matthew Orley, Samantha Orley

Swarovski Award for Accessory Design: Paul Andrew

Menswear Designer of the Year: Thom Browne

Accessories Designer of the Year: Mansur Gavriel—Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel

Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award: Norma Kamali

The Founder’s Award in Honour of Eleanor Lambert: Donna Karan

International Award: Gucci—Alessandro Michele

The Board of Directors’ Special Tribute Award: David Bowie

The Media Award in Honour of Eugenia Sheppard: Imran Amed, editor in chief of The Business of Fashion

Keep scrolling to see our recap of the unforgettable looks of the night!