CFDA Awards 2014: The winners

Rihanna steals the show (of course)

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They said she was a Fashion Icon - and Rihanna lived up to the hype at last night's glittering CFDA Awards in NYC.

The singer wore a (practically sheer) silver Josephine Baker-esque ensemble by long-time fashion collaborator Adam Selman to collect her trophy in front of the industry's great and good - among them Tom Ford, Alexander Wang, Raf Simons, Lupita Nyong'o, Solange Knowles, Marion Cotillard and Jennifer Hudson.

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In spite of RiRi's attempt to outshine everyone, there was no diminishing the rising star of Joseph Altuzarra, who scooped the coveted Womenswear Designer of the Year award.

Watch: Our exclusive behind-the-cover Rihanna cover video

CFDA Awards 2014: The winners

Womenswear Designer Of The Year
Joseph Altuzarra
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Menswear Designer Of The Year
Dao-Yi Chow & Maxwell Osborne, Public School
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Accessories Designer Of The Year
Ashley Olsen & Mary-Kate Olsen, The Row
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Swarovski Award For Womenswear
Shane Gabier & Christopher Peters, Creatures of the Wind
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Swarovski Award For Menswear
Tim Coppens

Swarovski Award For Accessories
Irene Neuwirth
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The Founder's Award In Honour Of Eleanor Lambert
Bethann Hardison

Board of Director's Tribute
Ruth Finley
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Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award
Tom Ford
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International Award
Raf Simons for Dior

The Media Award In Honour of Eugenia Sheppard
Paul Cavaco

Fashion Icon Award
Rihanna
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