All of our favorite style big-leaguers are getting themselves ready to celebrate this year’s CFDA winners tonight, which is sure to mean a slew of envy-inducing looks from designers, editors, It girls and the like. While we can’t wait to see them step onto the red carpet, it’s the candid moments before, during and after the event that are the most telling of what goes down at a high-profile industry soirée. Look ahead for all the must-see behind-the-scenes action from summer’s hottest fashion fete and check back as we cover the event live.
"Ombré everything. Taking over @people_style later today with @moniquelhuillier for the @cfda awards tonight! Here's a sneak peek of my dress..."
"@Officialjdunn's final fitting for tonight’s #CFDAAwards at the @jonathansimkhai studio. We are excited to be taking over the @VogueRunway Instagram, sharing our behind-the-scenes moments of the event! X JD & JS"
"Glam time, baby. tune into Snapchat for my @cfda adventures: rebeccaminkoff @phdrooftopny #dreambeachnyc #cfdaawards"
The model rehearsing with actor Ansel Elgort.
"Getting ready for #CFDAAwards :) so pumped to show you my @KateSpadeNY look. And yes, we had to get ready outside bc we ran out of space, natural light is amazing!!! I'm doing this everytime :) #noroom #noproblemo #livecolorfully@justinemarjan @meredithbaraf @anitapatrickson"
"Almost ready for the @cfda awards wearing @sachinandbabi @ingefonteyne"
"Getting ready for the @cfda Awards..head to @thezoereport for the full reveal of my custom @shoprachelzoe dress <link in bio> #cfdaawards2016 #honoredtobeamember #glamorousnight xoRZ"
"Super minimalist nails (Ten Over Ten in Washington, which is the nailpolish equivalent of dipping your nails in a glass of milk) for what promises to be a maximalist night @cfda #cfdaawards"
"So happy to be in NYC for the @cfda Awards with our dearest friend @kirstendunst (wearing Rodarte FW16 with real orchid earrings @josephfree). #rodarte #kirstendunst (makeup @jameskaliardos nails @luxebytracylee hair @cailenoble)"
"On my way wearing @calvinklein and @tiffanyandco to the #cfda"
"Going with an old school Coco beauty look for tonight's #CFDAAwards - thanks to my amazing team @titoguhair and @nancyseasilermakeup for the transformation!"
"@Cfda here we come ..."
Diane von Furstenberg
"On the Way To the CFDA Awards ! Jonathan 's first ! Wish me luck Love Diane @saundersstudio"
The model with designer Michael Kors.
"Had to switch it up for the #CFDA's @voguemagazine #GlamTeam @patrickta @andrewfitzsimons"
The model gives a sneak peek of her dress as she gets hairsprayed for final touch-ups.
Sofia Sanchez de Betak
"Posing with our real life fembot @chufy @cfda #CFDAAwards #dannijosandwich"
"Purple Rain #cfda @michaelkors Ph: @ingefonteyne"
Beyoncé & Jourdan Dunn
"When you run into @beyonce on the carpet JS"
The It girl dancing during the Prince tribute, performed by Jennifer Hudson.
The megastar poses in front of the flower wall, following her Fashion Icon Award win.