The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) hosted its 2008 awards ceremony Monday night by bringing out some of fashions hottest designers. The event was held at the landmark New York Public Library. The CFDA is a not-for-profit agency that promotes fashion and accessories designers. They hope to ensure the future of designers and help others understand how they are a large part of American art and culture.
It's a good cause that brings a lot of big names. Major designers and celebrities, among new comers, came out dressed to the nines to be a part of this night. The big winners at the ceremony were designer Francisco Costa, who designs for Calvin Klein, Tom Ford, and Tory Burch. Other designers to come were Ralph Lauren, Vera Wang, Donna Karen and Carolina Herrera. Celebrities also came to celebrate, Eva Mendes came wearing a white dress designed by Costa, Victoria Beckham in a Marc Jacobs dress, Ashley Olsen in Calvin Klein, and Georgina Chapman in Marchesa.
A big night in fashion seems to always bring a lot of attention.