Glitz and Beats: The 2023 CFDA Fashion Awards Celebrate Hip Hop’s Runway Revolution with Mary J. Blige

November 2, 2023


As autumn casts its golden hues over the city, the fashion world turns its gaze to the upcoming 2023 CFDA Fashion Awards. This illustrious event, presented by Amazon Fashion, promises an evening where the pantheon of style celebrates the innovative intersection of fashion and music.

Hip Hop and High Fashion Collide

The highlight of the night will undoubtedly be the special Hip hop tribute, introduced by Mary J. Blige and directed by the iconic Hype Williams. A film made possible by New Era, it's a nod to the enduring impact of hip hop on the fashion scene.

Star-Studded Presentations

A constellation of stars will grace the stage with their presence. Demi Moore is set to present the Innovation Award to goop, with Gwyneth Paltrow accepting the honor. Anne Hathaway, the evening's esteemed host, will present the American Womenswear Designer of the Year Award, adding further glamour to the ceremony.

Lifetime Achievement and Emerging Talent

The revered Laura Linney will bestow the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award upon Maria Cornejo, while fresh faces in fashion will be spotlighted by Charles Melton and Zac Posen as they reveal the Shop with Google American Emerging Designer of the Year.

Honoring the Voices of Fashion

Media and international acclaim are not forgotten, with Naomi Watts presenting the Media Award to Alina Cho, and Greta Lee honoring Jonathan Anderson with the International Designer of the Year Award.

A Night to Remember

Set in the historic American Museum of Natural History, and with Genesis as the official transportation provider, the evening is poised to be as memorable as the fashion it celebrates, with Armand de Brignac ensuring a toast to the night's triumphs.

For the complete list of nominees and the night's details, visit CFDA.com.