The CFDA Awards is not just for any red carpet. You won't find run-of-the-mill ball gowns or anything that resembles what you may have worn to prom. You will find shining examples of some of the greatest American designers' work — who may or may not be receiving an honor that evening.
And last night's ceremony was no exception with a lineup of stunning ensembles that conjure those heart-stopping, googly-eyed, "I die" reactions.
Ahead, we've compressed the best looks of the 2013 CFDA Awards. Take a deep breath, and click away.