Trendabl Top Ten Best Dressed: 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards

Models, actors, designers and even the former Secretary of State graced the red carpet on Monday for the annual CFDA Fashion Awards, which took place at the Alive Tully Hall in Lincoln Center. The awards were once again underwritten by Swarovski. The event recognizes the outstanding contributions made to American fashion by individuals from all areas of the industry and related arts. Below is a list of the winners. Click through to see our top ten best dressed from the evening!

Menswear Designer of the Year:

Thom Browne

Womenswear Designer of the Year:

Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler

Accessory Designer of the Year:

Phillip Lim, for 3.1 Phillip Lim

Swarovski Award For Accessory Design:

Pamela Love

Swarovski Award For Menswear:

Public School’s Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne

Swarovski Award For Womenswear:

Max Osterweis and Erin Beatty of SUNO

Founder’s Award in Honor of Eleanor Lambert:

Oscar de la Renta

International Award:

Riccardo Tisci

Media Award in Honor of Eugenia Sheppard:

Tim Blanks

Board of Directors’ Tribute:

Colleen Atwood

Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award:

Vera Wang

Lily Aldridge in The Row
Olivia Palermo in Dennis Basso
Jessica Chastain in Givenchy
Miranda Kerr in Proenza Schouler
Sofia Vergara in Herve L. Leroux
Kerry Washington in Jason Wu
Nicole Richie in Marc Jacobs
Rooney Mara in Calvin Klein
Hilary Rhoda shines in this black and white halter
Vera Wang in her own creation

Trendabl Member Spotlight

Name: Julia

Occupation: Architecture student

City: Stuttgart/Germany

My style is… classy

I cannot live without… my black leather jacket



My last purchase was… a golden Casio watch



Next on my wish list is… Leo sneakers by Louboutin



My fave fashion….

Blog? http://www.sturbock.de/blog/



Icon? Kate Moss



Brand? Christian Louboutin



What most inspires your Trendabl posts? Things I wish I had in my closet :) Or even people with great taste!

If you could shop anyones closet, whose would it be? Definitely Blake Lively’s closet. I just love her style!



What trend are you most excited to incorporate into your winter wardrobe? Some jumpers by Wildfox. Forget about cardigans!



Who would you most like to see on Trendabl? Olivia Palermo



What fashion motto do you live by? Just wear what makes you feel comfortable.


Follow Julia on Trendabl! @kjay

Trendabl Member Spotlight

Name: Renata Nunes aka Rê Nunes

Occupation: Fashion writer, Blogger and Lawyer

City: Santo Andre/Sao Paulo, Brazil

My style is… a mix of classic and trendy. A sort of hi-lo!

I cannot live without… purses and accessories!


My last purchase was… a Chanel handbag.


Next on my wish list is… is a Goyard purse and earrings with heart-shaped rubies


My fave fashion….

Blog? www.mybestwish.com.br


Icon? Kate Moss & Karl Lagerfeld


Brand? Chanel

What most inspires your Trendabl posts? Accessories, especially bags!


If you could shop anyones closet, whose would it be? Miroslava Duma or Viviana Volpicella

What trend are you most excited to incorporate into your winter wardrobe?
Kenzo jumpers and anything leather

Who would you most like to see on Trendabl? Olivia Palermo

What fashion motto do you live by? Hi-Lo is always prefect!

Trendabl User Spotlight

Name: Lexis Smith

Occupation: Business Owner, 24Karrot Cake Company LLC

City: Oklahoma City

My style is… Preppy

J. Crew SS13 Collection

I cannot live without… Leopard flats

Flats by: Repetto

My last purchase was… Deep red infinity scarf

Scarf from: Kitson

Next on my wishlist is… Black ankle boots

Booties by: Christian Louboutin

My fave fashion….

Blog? Www.oliviapalermo.com

Icon? Ashley Olsen

Ashley Olsen for Nylon Magazine

Brand? Chanel

Chanel Cruise 2013

Chanel Cruise 2013

What most inspires your Trendabl posts?  Honestly other posts, if I see something I like, I usually find other ways or trends that are similar to show how to do them differently

If you could shop anyone’s closet, whose would it be? Hands down Olivia Palermo

Olivia’s closet

What trend are you most excited to incorporate into your fall/winter wardrobe? Ankle boots, I need some!

Boots by: Burberry

Who would you most like to see on Trendabl? Olivia Palermo

Olivia at the 2012 Bloglovin’ Awards

What fashion motto do you live by?  Don’t dress how you feel, dress how you WANT to feel!

Follow Lexis on Trendabl! @sakkara

Trendabl User of the Week

Name: Ashley Obradovich

Occupation: Marketing Associate

City:  Beverly Hills

My style is… Feminine & classic with a hint of edge

I cannot live without… my Jimmy Choo lace booties

My last purchase was… Nicholas Kirkwood booties

Next on my wishlist is… a Celine Trapeze

My fave fashion….

Blog? The Coveteur

Icon? Ashley Olsen

Brand? Valentino & Iro

What most inspires your Trendabl posts? Anything I am currently obsessing over

If you could shop anyone’s closet, whose would it be? Miranda Kerr

What trend are you most excited to incorporate into your fall wardrobe? Leather accents and peplum pieces

Who would you most like to see on Trendabl? Olivia Palermo

What fashion motto do you live by? “Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.”— Marilyn Monroe

Follow Ashley on Trendabl! @Ashley