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Janelle, Lupita, Kerry & The Wades Made The CFDA Awards Worth Drooling Over


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Lupita, Kerry and Janelle just served us our lives on a ridiculously fabulous platter.  Get into their CFDA Awards looks and more inside...

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These ladies are busy being TV and movie stars, and still find time to serve up perfection on a carpet. 

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Last night, Lupita Nyong'o was effortlessly gorge while honoring the best designers in the game in a silver Jason Wu creation and custom platinum leather and hand-painted metallic feather sandals by shoewear designer Paul Andrew. 




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Last night was fluttery and flattering! Hand-painted feather heels by @PaulAndrew #CFDAAwards. With @JasonWu

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Janelle Monae made us take a deep breath and rethink what we're (not) doing with our lives.

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They really cuold have ended the carpet after she showed up and shut ish down in this custom Christian Siriano two-piece black & white ensemble.  The shades, the hair, that skin...we can't even.  Absolutely perfect.

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The honoree posed it up alongside Gloria Steinem and Cecile Richards as recipients of the Board of Directors' Tribute.  And, of course, she gave a defiantly political speech you've got to see:


Yes Janelle!


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Award winning makeup artist Pat McGrath was honored with the Founders Award.  Well deserved!

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Kerry served up sex appeal in a strapless, beaded and shimmery Prabal Gurung dress and Louboutin shoes.

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Isabelle and Caleb's mama looks amazing, sans that wig.

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Gabby Union and Dwyane Wade showed up and showed out, per usual.

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Gabby rocked head-to-toe Rodarte while Dwyane got dapper in Gucci. 

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Loving the sheer sexiness of gabby's bodysuit paired with the tailored shimmering coat.  And that hair: Flawless.

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Teen Vogue's Editor-in-Chief Elaine Welteroth hit the carpet in what looks like the most glam version of that dance emoji that we could ever possibly get.  And it works. She floated in rocking this Sachin and Babi gown for the big night.


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Designer Tracy Reese kept it colorful in this striped sequin gown.

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Author and LGBTQ activist Janet Mock stepped out with a regal look, custom made by designer Jonathan Simkhai.

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And model Joan Smalls kept it simple yet sexy in this slim black number, made by Michael Kors.

Fab times!


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