Last night Vera helped celebrate the best of American fashion at the annual CFDA Fashion Awards. Vera is a proud member of the organization which seeks to strengthen the influence and success of American Designers in the global economy. The big winner of the night was Joseph Altuzarra for Womenswear Designer of the Year. Other highlights of the evening include mega-star Rihanna’s speech while accepting her Fashion Icon of the Year award, and a moving tribute to Behann Hardison who received The Founders Award, for her efforts to promote racial diversity in the fashion industry. Scroll through for exclusive photos from Vera’s night and be sure to head the CFDA’s Youtube Page to view the entire show now.
Vera stops for a chat with Joe Zee of Entertainment Tonight.
We loving seeing the legendary Bill Cunningham on the scene.
Vera catches up on the carpet with friend Donna Karan.
More Q+A with Mr. Brad Goreski.
Rihanna accepts her Fashion Icon of the Year award.
Supermodels Iman and Naomi Campbell pay tribute to Behann Hardison, recipient of The Founders Award in honor of Eleanor Lambert.
Vera and her glam gang of arm candy, VP of Public Relations Priya Shukla, Designer Rachel Roy, and Model Chrissy Teigen.