The theme was “iconic” for Kim Kardashian at the 2023 CFDA Fashion Awards.
Kardashian channeled her inner ’90s supermodel as she hit the awards carpet in New York on Monday in style that wowed.
The TV star and mogul ruled the red carpet in a black halter dress with a Chrome Hearts open back covered in the label’s cross motif.
She completed the look with the ultimate glam look, including a messy updo with face-framing tendrils (reminiscent of Pamela Anderson’s usual ’90s look), plus smokey eye makeup, lined lips and long black nails.
Kardashian is in attendance at Monday’s fashion icon ceremony for Serena Williams — the first female athlete to receive the honor. Previous winners of the award include Naomi Campbell, Zendaya and Rihanna.
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The reality star and founder of SKIMS is a CFDA winner herself, after winning the inaugural Fashion Innovation Award in 2022. Gwyneth Paltrow received the award this year for the progress made by her wellness company Goop.
While Kardashian may be presenting Williams with the Fashion Icon Award, her inclusion in the evening’s ceremonies also speaks to her iconic status. The star thrilled the fashion industry by daring to wear innovative looks, on and off the red carpet.
Serena Williams hugs Kim Kardashian at Williams’ 2010 pre-ESPY house party in Bel Air, California.
For example, Kardashian’s 2021 Met Gala look made headlines for covering her head to toe — which you should they made her unrecognizable.
Kim Kardashian at the Met Gala 2021. Mike Coppola/Getty
“There’s no logo, no face, but everyone knows it’s her,” a source told PEOPLE at the time. The source credited then-husband Kanye West with empowering Kardashian to take risks with her fashion.
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Kardashian’s bold looks have catapulted her into the fashion world, including a drippy Mugler dress, a glittery Marilyn Monroe dress, and one of SKIMS’ recent releases — a fake nipple bra.
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The CFDA Fashion Awards is an annual event hosted by the Council of Fashion Designers of America. This year, the star-studded awards ceremony is hosted by Anne Hathaway. Other hosts of the evening are Demi Moore and Ayo Edebiri.
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