Zendaya CFDA
NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 10: Zendaya is seen outside of the CFDA Fashion Awards 2021 on November 10, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)

Held a the Pool Room in New York City overnight, the Council of Fashion Designers of America held its CFDA Awards. The annual soirée attracts some of the biggest names in the business and nominees for the evening included Rick Owens, Off-White and Louis Vuitton’s Virgil Abloh, Miuccia Prada, and Valentino’s Pierpaolo Piccioli. 2021 was a year of particular importance after the event was cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19.

Emily Blunt hosted the awards and appeared early on the red carpet wearing a fluro orange Christopher John Rogers pant suit. Zendaya was honoured during the evening with the Fashion Icon Award. She appeared on the red carpet in a cherry red Vera Wang two piece. She chose a custom crimson silk faille two-piece ensemble comprised of a narrow skirt with an asymmetric hand draped bubble waist and bandeau bra. The actress also paired a Bvlgari Divas’ Dream white gold and diamond necklace with a high jewellery bracelet, rings and stud earrings – over 60 carats of Bvlgari diamonds!

Emily Blunt
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 10: Emily Blunt attends the 2021 CFDA Fashion Awards at The Grill Room on November 10, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Fellow actress Anya Taylor-Joy was present and received the Face of the Year Award and Dapper Dan the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award. The Queen’s Gambit star wore a purple peplum mini dress by Oscar de la Renta and leopard gloves and a hat by Gigi Burris.

Anya Taylor-Joy
NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 10: Anya Taylor Joy is seen outside of the CFDA Fashion Awards 2021 on November 10, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)

Emily Ratajkowski took inspiration direct from Paris Fashion Week and opted for a midriff baring look straight from the Spring/Summer 2022 Miu Miu runway. Ashley Olsen, one half of The Row, made a rare red carpet appearance and unsurprisingly opted from a vampy all-black look from her own label.

Ashley Olsen
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 10: Ashley Olsen attends the 2021 CFDA Fashion Awards at The Grill Room on November 10, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)
Emily Ratajkowski
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 10: Emily Ratajkowski attends the 2021 CFDA Fashion Awards at The Grill Room on November 10, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Explore all the best looks from the 2021 CFDA Awards red carpet, below.

Dove Cameron
US actress Dove Cameron attends the 2021 CFDA Fashion Awards at The Pool + The Grill on November 10, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 10: Rebecca Dayan attends the 2021 CFDA Fashion Awards at The Grill Room on November 10, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 10: Vera Wang attends the 2021 CFDA Fashion Awards at The Grill Room on November 10, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 10: Amelia Rami attends the 2021 CFDA Fashion Awards at The Grill Room on November 10, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 10: Cara Delevingne attends the 2021 CFDA Fashion Awards at The Grill Room on November 10, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 10: Eva Chen attends the 2021 CFDA Fashion Awards at The Grill Room on November 10, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 10: Kenneth Nicholson attends the 2021 CFDA Fashion Awards at The Grill Room on November 10, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 10: Karlie Kloss attends the 2021 CFDA Fashion Awards at The Grill Room on November 10, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 10: Rachel Zegler attends the 2021 CFDA Fashion Awards at The Grill Room on November 10, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)
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