The colour block party: Statement hues ruled at "fashion world Oscars"


The colour block party: Statement hues ruled at "fashion world Oscars"

2:01 AM on 9th June 2011

Jessica Alba Jessica Alba

Boldly going: Jessica Alba wore an orange and purple DVF creation to the CFDAs last night – a perfect example of the colour block trend. But the clashing hues failed to impress everyone

Chanel Iman (L) and designer Lubov Azria Model Zuzanna Bijoch (L) and designer Yigal Azrouel

Setting a trend: Chanel Iman and designer Lubov Azria (left) and model Zuzanna Bijoch and designer Yigal Azrouel (right) show us how colour-blocking should be done

Doutzen Kroes Leigh Lezark Kenza Fourati

Bright young things: Doutzen Kroes (left), Leigh Lezark (centre) and model Kenza Fourati (right)

Jenna Lyons Maggie Rizer Linda Fargo

Colour me beautiful: J Crew designer Jenna Lyons in a bold green sequin skirt (left), Model Maggie Rizer (centre) in a metallic turquoise minidress and Bergdorf”s Linda Fargo (right) in a bright orange suit

Actress Emmanuelle Chriqu Cynthia Rowley Aerin Lauder

Not-so-mellow yellow, from left: Actress Emmanuelle Chriqu, designer Cynthia Rowley and Aerin Lauder

Model Karlie Kloss (L) and designer Jason Wu Nadja Swarovski (L) and CFDA President Diane Von Furstenberg

Making a statement: Model Karlie Kloss in bright red Jason Wu with Jason Wu (left) and Nadja Swarovski in emerald green with CFDA President Diane Von Furstenberg (right)