There were some unusual choices on the CFDA Awards red carpet on Monday.
Rihanna, who was honored with the group's Style Icon Award, wore a custom-made fishnet dress by longtime stylist Adam Selman that was so sheer that it looked kind of like a piece of sparkly Saran Wrap.
FOR THE RECORD
An earlier version of this post reported that Rihanna wore a dress by Jacob & Ring to the CFDA Awards. The dress was designed by Adam Selman. The diamond ring she wore was a Jacob & Ring creation. The post also reported that Marion Cotillard wore a
Anna Wintour presented Rihanna's award, saying the singer has shown "that incredible style can help take a talented young woman from a small island to the world stage, and along the way spark a lot of conversation about elegance and empowerment." [Cut]
In other news, the soon-to-be Queen Letizia of Spain may give the Duchess of Cambridge some fashion competition. [Los Angeles Times]
Blond hair color does not correlate with any other trait — like intelligence — scientists have found, debunking the dumb blond stereotype. [Cut]
More than $200,000 was raised at a benefit Sunday night for the LGBT Community Center of New York, attended by a big fashion crowd including