The 2019 CFDA Awards just served some seriously incredible beauty looks
Here are all our favourites from the night
Beauty Crew Junior Beauty Writer / June 05 2019
On Monday night, the Council of Fashion Designers of America held their annual CFDA Awards night at Brooklyn Museum in New York City and gosh was it a spectacle.
Touted as one of the biggest red carpet events of the year, the event celebrates the accomplishments of America’s prominent and emerging fashion designers.
It’s essentially the Oscars all over again - but for the fashion crowd.
The star-studded event attracted a slew of A-listers including Jennifer Lopez, Gigi Hadid and even a rare appearance from Hollywood’s most famous twins, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen… and when it came to beauty looks, they all completely brought their A-game.
Here are some of our favourite hair and makeup looks from the 2019 CFDA Awards:
Gigi Hadid looked like an actual angel, gracing us with this gorgeous muted neutral makeup look. She went for a soft, smudged-out eye look that had ever-so-subtle hints of lilac, and her hair was styled into soft, tumbling mermaid waves. Simple, yet stunning.
Bombshell model/actress EmRata completely floored us with this matte red lip and classic red carpet waves combo. And, if you look very, very closely, you’ll see that her makeup artist kept her foundation on the sheer side to allow some of her gorgeous freckles to peep through. Love. It
Bella Hadid has completely slayed every red carpet event she’s attended in 2019 and honestly, we’re still reeling from all her stellar beauty looks she whipped out at Cannes. But, now we’ve got this show-stopping curly ponytail situation to contend with and frankly we’re obsessed. We also love how she’s matched her eyeshadow and bronzer hue for a stunning sun-kissed effect.
Introducing the newest member of Club Fringe – Barbara Palvin! Barbara stepped out with this piece-y fringe and long layers and we almost didn’t recognise her. But unless her hair has miraculously grown inches within the last couple of weeks, we think it’s safe to say her new ‘do is all thanks to a wig.
J.Lo has taken a night off from her upcoming tour preparations to attend the CFDAs to accept her Fashion Icon Award, and boy are we glad she did. Presenting: The high pony of our dreams, plus this stunning shimmery bronze eye look. Side note: Does this woman ever age? Seriously, she looks just as incredible as when we were bopping along to her first albums 20 years ago.
Lily Aldridge looked completely immaculate with this ultra-glam makeup look with lipstick perfectly matched to her dress. Her hair was smoothed back into a polished low ponytail, letting her oversized ear cuffs take centre stage.
Canadian model Winnie Harlow stunned in this unexpected (yet gorgeous!) pale silver winged eye look, complete with fluttery falsies. She also donned a super-cute choppy short hair wig that’s giving us ‘20s flapper vibes.
Swedish beauty Elsa Hosk rocked up with simple, undone waves and minimal makeup save for THAT loud pink lip. We’re absolutely getting Barbie references, but hey, she’s a Victoria’s Secret Angel and if anyone can pull off neon pink, it’s Elsa.
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen just nabbed their fifth CFDA Award and were literally #twinnning in these gorgeous beauty looks. With their hair loosely curled into their trademark boho waves, along with matching smudged brown eye looks, this is a red carpet beauty look that is completely wearable IRL (and we’ll be rushing to do so ASAP!).
Martha Hunt completely channelled the ‘80s with this head of brushed-out corkscrew curls and we’re totally on board. The top section of her hair was pinned back to show off her stunning facial features and she kept her makeup very low-key except for a pair of subtle false lashes that added definition to her eyes.
R&B goddess Ciara looked like a total rock star stepping out in the coolest dreadlocks look we’ve ever seen. As for her makeup, she went for a warm, shimmery eye look and a slick of super-shiny nude lip gloss.
Taylor Hill was pretty as a picture in this pared-back beauty look. The American model has total ‘girl next door’ appeal with these long loose waves and minimal makeup. Also, we’re dying to know what exactly is on her lips ‘cause that nude matte lipstick is a total vibe. Taylor, can you help us out??
Czech model Karolina Kurková went for a classic black smoky eye but jazzed it up with silvery blue glitter and we’re all about it. She kept her hair pretty simple in a slicked-back hairstyle that let her eyes and *those* oh-so-extra hoops do all the talking.
If you’d like to check out some more celebrity red carpet looks, check out all the best beauty looks from the 2019 Met Gala.
Which CFDA 2019 beauty look is your favourite? Let us know in the comments.
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Isobel is BEAUTYcrew’s Junior Beauty Writer. When she's not busy hunting for the latest beauty news, you’ll find her arranging her skincare collection in search of the perfect “shelfie.” Isobel was previously an intern in the beauty department at ELLE Australia.