By Andrea Cheng
Updated Jun 06, 2016 @ 11:45 pm
Beyonce accepts The CDFA Fashion Icon Award onstage at the 2016 CFDA Fashion Awards at the Hammerstein Ballroom on June 6, 2016 in New York City.
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A CFDA Fashion Award carries some serious weight in the industry. It recognizes "extraordinary design excellence in: womenswear, menswear, accessories, as well as accomplishments in journalism, creative vision, and lifetime achievement." For designers, this is the award that matters—and because of this, it has become fashion's biggest night. On Monday evening, the celebrity and fashion set made its way to the Hammerstein Ballroom to find out who won what at the 2016 CFDA Fashion Awards. Scroll though to see the well-deserved recipients. Congratulations!

Womenswear Designer of the Year: Marc Jacobs

Menswear Designer of the Year: Thom Browne

Accessories Designer of the Year: Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel, Mansur Gavriel

Swarovski Award for Womenswear: Brandon Maxwell

Swarovski Award for Menswear: Alex, Matthew, and Samantha Orley, Orley

Swarovski Award for Accessory Design: Paul Andrew

Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award: Norma Kamali

International Award: Alessandro Michele, Gucci

The Founder's Award in Honor of Eleanor Lambert: Donna Karan

The Media Award in Honor of Eugenia Sheppard: Imran Amed, The Business of Fashion

The Board of Directors' Special Tribute: David Bowie

Fashion Icon Award: Beyoncé Knowles