carly cushnie 2018 cfda awards

How Supermodel Lais Ribeiro and Designer Carly Cushnie Pre-Game for the CFDA Awards

It involves a little bit of rosé and a lot of selfies.

Alec Kugler
Last night was one of the most important nights in fashion for both fans and designers: the CFDA Awards. Held at the Brooklyn Museum for the very first time, the event honored many of the most recognizable and up-and-coming figures in the industry. From Kim Kardashian and Naomi Campbell to Edward Enninful and Sander Lak—who took home the Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent for his label Sies Marjan—it was a star-studded evening to remember. We were lucky enough to hang with two of the most stylish attendees while they prepped for the red carpet—supermodel Lais Ribeiro and designer Carly Cushnie of Cushnie et Ochs, at the latter’s Crown Heights brownstone.

Although it wouldn’t take much to prepare either woman for a night out in New York, there was still a full glam team getting them ready for the awards, including makeup artist Grace Lee and hairstylist Martin-Christopher Harper.  In between sips of chilled rosé and Cushnie whipping up a salad and snacks for the crew, we got all the details on their beauty looks, their sparkling accessories, and, of course, their stunning Cushnie et Ochs outfits.

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Carly Cushnie: “This is my third time [attending the CFDA Awards]. I’m looking forward to it being at the museum this year. It’s a really beautiful space in the main atrium, [and] it’s basically in my neighborhood. It’s always a fun time to see everyone, other designers, and it’s a great time to get together and celebrate.”
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