The 2013 Couture Council Artistry of Fashion Award luncheon, hosted by The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology and honoring Michael Kors, brought out a stylish bunch of Michael Kors-clad event-goers to the David H. Koch Theater at New York City’s Lincoln Center on Wednesday.
Hilary Swank: The actress stood out in a flashy, aqua leopard-print fit-and-flare dress and black python sandals, both from the Michael Kors Resort 2014 collection. A black elongated, reptilian-like clutch from the Pre-Fall 2013 collection completed the animal instinct.
Michael Kors: Surrounded by some of his leading fashion ladies, the designer was casual-cool in a basic, all-black look, with a blazer, T-shirt and trousers. His signature shades were present and accounted for, naturally.
Anna Wintour: The ‘Vogue’ editrix kept up chic appearances and paid homage to the guest of honor in a custom Michael Kors micro-print frock, styled with sunnies and her favourite Manolo Blahnik sandals.
Iman: Also working the leopard print, the model-mogul wore a patterned reefer coat, worn over a black shirt and suntan trousers, all from the Michael Kors Resort 2014 collection. Oversized sunglasses topped off the safari-sophisticated effect.
Lily Aldridge: The model strutted out a Resort 2014 ensemble, hers a pink carnation cashmere knit top, which was accessorized with a suntan belt and paired with a matching suntan, slit skirt edged in the same carnation colour. Lorraine Schwartz jewels completed the look.
Doutzen Kroes: Showing us yet another spotted, Resort 2014 look, the model posed in a micro-leopard-print frock. Nude-and-black Celine cutout shoe boots added some edge to the simple lines of the dress.
Chanel Iman: The catwalker slipped into a rose-coloured, body-con dress with a cross-back detail, accessorized with a black clutch and ankle-strap sandals, all from the Michael Kors Pre-Fall 2013 collection. The Michael Kors Collection ‘Taylor’ elongated clutch seemed a bit big for this streamlined statement.
Harley Viera Newton: The model-DJ dressed up the luncheon in black-and-nude lace with a strapless, bustier dress and cashmere lace cardigan from the Michael Kors Pre-Fall 2013 collection. A belt and black cat-eye shades slightly lessened the formality of the cocktail look. You may remember that Olivia Munn wore this same dress with a different colour bustier.
Alina Cho: The American journalist didn’t wear Michael Kors, instead selecting a Marni satin-twill, A-line skirt that featured a woodland print. She skipped the matching, nature-inspired top, instead wearing a nude, sleeveless shirt. A metallic Edie Parker clutch, gold bangles, and yet another pair of bold sunnies, topped off this ensemble.
Did this luncheon have you drinking the Michael Kors Kool-Aid?