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The CFDA Awards are the fashion world’s version of the Oscars, which means there are winners and losers and lots of red carpet action. Who walked away with Trovas?
Last night some of the world’s most fashionable (and forward-thinking) people gathered at this year’s CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards. The awards are awesome because they recognize and reward new talent — past winners have included Alexander Wang, the Proenza Schouler boys and Sophie Theallet. This year Billy Reid took home the night’s top prize (and $300,000).
As much as we ladies might bemoan the wardrobe woes that accompany a membership in the fairer sex — when it comes to dressing on the cheap, we’ve totally had the the upper hand. With nary a Thom Browne for Target collaboration in sight, it’s definitely proved more difficult for men to get dapperly decked without spending a small fortune. But now, boys can save their Aqua Velva and pomade for another day because, thanks to a new troupe of democratizing designers, the suit has gotten a whole heck of a lot less expensive. Not to mention cooler.