The Council of Fashion Designers of America is honouring its top talent - and naturally that means a ton of well-heeled industry insiders are out to show support

The fashion industry's version of the Oscars naturally attracts more models, actresses and It-girls than we care to count each year. And while this year's CFDA Fashion Awards nominees include higly respected designers such as Raf Simons, Marc Jacobs, Joseph Altuzarra and Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen, let's be honest - so many of us are really only paying attention to what everyone is wearing.

From fresh off the runway ready-to-wear to one-of-a-kind creations from the United States' most sartorially talented - click through the gallery above to get your fashion fix. 

Live from NYC: the CFDA Fashion Awards red carpet