Rihanna is a red carpet winner while making a grand entrance at the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards held at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on Monday (June 2) in New York City.The 26-year-old singer wore a completely sheer dress that exposed a ton of skin and she still looked completely elegant at the same time. She is wearing underwear if you look closely!Rihanna was honored with the Fashion Icon Award last night and she sure was showing us that she deserves the prize! FYI: Rihanna is wearing a custom Adam Selman fishnet dress, gloves and headscarf that are hand embellished with over 216,000 Swarovski crystals. She completed her look with a Jacob & Co. ring and a Paul Morelli ring and earrings.
Consider the CFDA Awards right up there next to the Met Ball as one of the biggest night of the year for the fashion set.
Tonight the stars are stepping out to Lincoln Center for the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards. So who is up for the most coveted fashion award this evening, you ask?
Well, Rihanna, for one. The 26-year-old singer will receive the Fashion Icon Award to pay tribute to all her killer red carpet ensembles, and to honor her for never playing it safe, style-wise.
This year’s nominees include household designer names like Alexander Wang and Marc Jacobs (who are both up for Womenswear Designer of the Year), as well as Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen, who are up for Accessories Designer of the Year for their fashion label, The Row.
And we’re only getting started. The night will also be full of A-list presenters, like Lupita Nyong’o, who will present the womenswear award. And James Marsden will present the winner of the menswear category.
Meagan-Good Taraji P.-Henson LaLa-Anthony and-Regina-King of Think Like a Man Too for Essence July 2014 Black is beautiful they all look great on the cover in white!
Jay Z was spotted leaving a building and walking through the rain with his wife Beyonce in NYC. He was wearing a black Balmain Eagle print crewneck jersey t-shirt (3-pack $584), black jeans, and a pair of white Adidas sneakers.
Nicki performed at the summer jam concert in Fannie Schiavonni with Manish Arora pants, and nice pthon Gucci Boots. The chanel accessories took the cake! What did you think about the look icy or spic?
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian released photos from their wedding, which was held in Florence, Italy amongst their family and friends. The bride and groom both wore custom Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci pieces down the isle. They also released another photo, where Kanye wore a Schott NYC leather jacket and Kim wore a custom BLK DNM leather jacket, both of which featured custom designs from artist Wes Lang including the inscription “Just Married” on the back.
Kim & Kanye are currently getting ready for there wedding. How exciting they were spotted in paris doing some shopping with matching outfits.
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