Top fashion awards honor Raf Simons, Supreme - 6/4/2018 10:00:32 PM

All aboard! Kim Kardashian headed to new York City with sisters Kourtney and Kendall to receive first CFDA Influencer Award on Sunday night

The ceremony hosted by American actress Issa Rae-the first women of colour to host the event-saw notable Americans within the fashion industry recognised for their work.

The 2018 edition of the CFDA was an eventful one and had a couple of surprises in store.

Kim Kardashian-West showed off her body in a two piece white outfit as she received her first-ever CFDA fashion influencer award, accompanied on the red carpet by her sisters Kourtney Kardashian and Kendall Jenner.

A special CFDA Members' Salute went to Ralph Lauren, who is celebrating 50 years in business. Simons, of Calvin Klein, won for womenswear, and skating line Supreme for menswear.

18 years after a cease and desist order from Louis Vuitton, Supreme has come a long way.

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Raf Simons, of Calvin Klein, victor of the women's wear designer award, left, and Naomi Campbell, victor of the fashion icon award, pose in the winner's walk at the CFDA Fashion Awards at the Brooklyn Museum on Monday, June 4, 2018, in NY. Kim picked up the Influencer Awards in honour of her social media prowess, and couldn't help poking fun at herself during her acceptance speech by saying "I'm kind of shocked I'm getting a fashion award when I'm naked most of the time!" "And she said, let's [make] some realistic goals because that will never happen".

Ever since Lupita became an A-list global celebrity, she became a trend-setting fashion icon. "You all are very inspiring to me". "This is the beginning of fashion".

Designers Carolina Herrera and Donatella Versace were also honoured.

Kim has made it a point that she will ride-or-die for a man. "Benefitting the CFDA's inspirational work with emerging talent, they are the ideal way to customize a look while also supporting the next generation of American fashion".

The invites are sent to the style influencers and the whose who of the industry. Rihanna, of course. I mean.LOOK at her! To quote Diane von Furstenberg's sentiments, 'From enfant prodige to goddess of fashion, Naomi represents beauty, activism, and joie de vivre. "Want to say hi?" the rapper and designer asked Saint in the clip.

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