On Monday night, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) paid tribute to the winners and honorees of the 2012 CFDA Fashion Awards and commemorated the organization’s 50th anniversary at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center. Saturday Night Live’s head writer and anchor Seth Meyers was the host for the evening. The evening’s Womenswear Designer of the Year honors went to Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen for The Row, presented by Jessica Chastain.Johnny Depp was also lauded for his personal style although he missed the event.
What did the rest of the fashion world had to say on Johnny’s style:
“Hot!” Diane Von Furstenberg gushed, when asked about to describe the actor’s style. (I AGREE!!!!)
“His style is fabulous,” Girls‘ star Zosia Mamet said.
“It’s eclectic,” Busy Phillips said with a smile.
Jessica Chastain, who looked stunning in Prabal Gurung dress and Harry Winston jewels, said Depp is “just so cool!”
Padma Lakshmi described Depp’s look quite concisely: “Eyeliner. One bath less a week. A few grays, and killer charisma. ”
Rachel Zoe, wearing a dress and clutch from her own collection, said the actor’s style was “eccentric, rugged…very much his own…never trying to hard, but always cool.”
The other winners of the night were:
Womenswear Designer of the Year: Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen of The Row
Menswear Designer of the Year: Billy Reid
Accessories Designer of the Year: Reed Krakoff
Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent in Womenswear: Joseph Altuzarra
Swarovksi Award for Emerging Talent in Menswear: Phillip Lim
Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent in Accessories:Tabitha Simmons
Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award: Tommy Hilfiger
International Award: Rei Kawakubo
Founders Award, in honor of Eleanor Lambert: Andrew Rosen
Media Award, in honor of Eugenia Sheppard: Scott Schuman and Garance Doré
Fashion Icon Award: Johnny Depp