The annual event, which has been running since 1981, is one of the most anticipated in the fashion calendar, recognising the contributions of designers, journalists, stylists and models to the fashion industry.
Among those honoured at the 18th CFDA Awards was Brandon Maxwell who won the Designer of the Year award, while singer Jennifer Lopez received the Fashion Icon Award.
“I have been privileged to lead the CFDA for the last 13 years,” said Von Furstenberg.
“In fashion, we are about glamorous entrances, but beautiful exits are equally important. I could not have wished for a better exit, a more glamorous upgrade, and a better successor than Tom Ford.”
Click through our gallery to see the best-dressed guests at this year’s CFDA Awards.
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