35 Looks From the 2016 CFDA Awards That Give Us Major #FashionInspo

35 Looks From the 2016 CFDA Awards That Give Us Major #FashionInspo

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It's that time again! The time to be wide-eyed and envious of all the beautiful attire that clings to some of our favorite red carpet frequenters as we watch them strut their stuff on the red carpet. Of course, nothing quite says fashion like an award show dedicated to the fashion industry -- yes, the 2016 Council of Fashion Designer of America (CFDA) Awards.

So, that said, you should fully brace yourself, as 35 of your favorite ladies showed up in style for the fashion event of a lifetime (which probably just means this season, right?). 


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  • Beyonce


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    Wearing Givenchy, Beyonce accepts her award for Fashion Icon of the year -- and just looking at her style, we don't have to wonder why she nabbed the honor.


  • Vera Wang


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    Wang showed up in her own design (because, duh) and stunned the hell out of us in this sexy two-piece. 

  • Julianne Hough


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    Hough creates an elegant look in her mid-length Michael Kors, with her hair pulled back. 

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  • America Ferrera


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    Ferrera remains elegant and chic with her collared Kate Spade gown.

  • Alicia Silverstone


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    Wearing Christian Siriano, Silverstone is quite the fox in all red. 

  • Shanina Shaik


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    The Australian Victoria's Secret model channels her inner GoT with this gorgeous goddess-like Givenchy number. 

  • Heidi Klum


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    Klum is a walking piece of art with this geometric Roland Mouret number.

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  • Jasmine Tookes


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    Wearing a loose-fitting Prabal Gurung, the model wows us. 

  • Martha Hunt


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    This electric blue Diane von Furstenberg romper brings energy to the red carpet.

  • Ciara


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    We swear that's not just a happy glow Ciara is wearing, but a gorgeous Roberto Cavalli gown -- with a posh pink color that sits well on her bronze skin. 

  • Hanne Gaby Odiele


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    The Belgian model graces us with a simple-sexy elegance in this white stunner.

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  • Kirsten Dunst


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    This Rodarte silver and lace getup is the life we needed from Dunst -- who has seemed to stun us quite a bit on the spring/summer red carpets.

  • Karlie Kloss


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    Kloss is the very definition of summertime cool in this Rosie Assoulin dress. 

  • Joan Smalls


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    The model is wearing an off-the-shoulder Givenchy Haute Couture gown that radiates goddess-like heat.

  • Alek Wek


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    The South Sudanese British model shimmers in her silver and gunmetal flowy gown.

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  • Tracee Ellis Ross


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    Ross keeps it classy in her Suno dress.

  • Anna Wintour


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    In this gorgeous Gucci gown, Wintour seems totally inspired by Asian culture -- and we're totally in love with the look.

  • Selma Blair


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    Blair, with her edgy Christian Siriano pantsuit and perfectly cropped hair, is shaking things up.

  • Zosia Mamet


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    Mamet looks like she found some chic pirate inspo, accessorizing her Maiyet gown with a stunning red headpiece.

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  • Christina Ricci


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    Short, fun, and flirty -- Ricci keeps her look simple in a Coach shirt dress that just can't go wrong.

  • Emily Ratajkowski


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    There's something to be said for the classic LBD (meaning long black dress), and Ratajkowski says it all with this Jason Wu gown.

  • Rachel Zoe


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    In an interview with CafeMom, Zoe recently told us how inspired she was by the 1920s and '30s throughout her collaboration with Quinny -- and it's quite evident here, with her retro vibe inspo translating to the red carpet in her own pearl-and-crystal encrusted creation.

  • Olivia Wilde


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    Wilde not only wows in this Rosie Assoulin, but also shows off her baby bumpage in a classy way that not everyone is capable of pulling off. 

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  • Naomi Campbell


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    Sleek and sexy in this Brandon Maxwell, the supermodel certainly didn't disappoint. 

  • Gabrielle Union


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    Union is in a black-and-white Lela Rose number -- and it's truly the optical illusion that keeps on giving.

  • Laverne Cox


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    Cox hits the scene giving us all the goddess vibes in this brown beauty by Marc Bouwer.

  • Jennifer Hudson


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    Hudson sets off this Prabal Gurung gown with a simple red lip and pulled-back hair. 

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  • Stacey Bendet


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    The CEO of Alice + Olivia wears her very own gown -- giving us the perfect balance of modesty mixed with sexy. 

  • Lion Babe


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    Wearing Adam Selman, Babe (a musician) brings this look together with her golden lionesque hair.

  • The Olsen Sisters


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    Beauties in black, indeed -- the sisters (Ashley, Elizabeth, and Mary-Kate) rock the twins' own designs from the Row collection.

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  • Elsa Hosk


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    The Victoria's Secret Angel is in Naeem Khan, dazzling us all with her golden outfit -- from head to toe. 

  • Adriana Lima


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    The model sports a Marc Jacobs outfit (baggy pants polished off by a retro top) -- a comfortable yet glam look some of us only dream of.

  • Jourdan Dunn


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    Dunn wears a piece by Jonathan Simkhai, and we've got to give the girl her props -- she never disappoints. 

  • Lena Dunham


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    Dunham adds her personal touch to this Creatures of the Wind classic creation with a pair of bunny slipper heels -- and she gives us all the feels. 

  • Anna Cleveland


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    In this Rodarte getup, the gorg model is brought to life.

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