Fashion’s hottest names gathered at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City for the 2016 CFDA Fashion Awards on Monday evening (June 6).
Hosted by Joel McHale, the star-studded shindig honored individuals who have shaped American fashion “from all areas of the industry and related arts, with awards being given for design excellence in womenswear, menswear and accessories as well as extraordinary accomplishments in journalism, creative vision and lifetime achievement.
Scoring yet another amazing gig, Karlie Kloss is the new face of Swarovski as Miranda Kerr’s contract comes to an end.
Swarovski’s chief executive officer Robert Buchbauer told Women’s Wear Daily, “We wanted to bring our brand to the next level but also the next generation — we thought that Karlie would be a perfect match. She represents a certain openness and a certain mind-set — a new philosophy if you will. She is very fashionable and very beautiful, which is key when you talk about the next generation of consumer — specifically, powerful women who should become our long-term customer. On top of that, we’ve decided to put more emphasis on the North American market and who would be better than Karlie?”