The 2016 Council of Fashion Designers of America’s Fashion Awards are currently underway in New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom and we’re keeping an eagle eye on the red carpet’s hottest looks. The CFDA Fashion Awards, unofficially known as the Oscars of fashion, celebrates the industry’s most talented designers—and with this year’s roster of attendees, we won’t be disappointed. WATCH: Behind the Scenes: Beyonce Irina Shayk sizzled in a red hot halter jumpsuit by Misha Nonoo, while Karlie Kloss brought her A-game in a fresh Rosie Assoulin halter frock with a polka dot cutout apron detail. Meanwhile, veteran model Heidi Klum exuded glamour in a geometric black-and-white gown with a panel of polka dots on her midsection. Joel McHale is set to be the master of ceremonies, while Grammy Award winner Jennifer Hudson will deliver a special performance. Expect to see fashion heavyweights like nominees Marc Jacobs, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, and honoree Donna Karan, among others, tear up the scene as guests enjoy bubbly from Perrier-Jouët during the evening's festivities. Click through for some of the most eye-catching looks of fashion’s biggest night.
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We've waxed on about the power of uniform dressing: Steve Jobs was a fan, as is Hillary Clinton. There is something undeniable about knowing what works for you and wearing said outfit (or variation of said outfit) with aplomb. Nobody knows this better than fashion designers, whose job it is to make everyone look their best at all times. Naturally, women like Diane von Furstenberg, Carolina Herrera, and Victoria Beckham practice what they preach because they, too, sport some iteration of their own uniform. Von Furstenberg, for her part, prefers a printed tunic dress, which she calls a "petite valise," while Beckham loves herself some menswear-inspired suiting. Ahead, eight fashion designers in their signature uniforms. RELATED: Watch Us Demo 3 Ways to Style a White Shirt
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