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Cheeky Rihanna leaves little to the imagination as CFDA’s fashion icon!

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Singer Rihanna received her 2014 CFDA Fashion Icon Award in a stunning netted gown that left little to the imagination! Joined by fashion industry glitterati at New York’s Tully Hall at the Lincoln Center on June 2, 2014, Rihanna proved that she had little to hide…

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Presented her fashion icon award by none other than Vogue’s Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour, the 26-year-old pop diva stunned CFDA attendees in her custom-made Adam Selman metallic silver fishnet dress, wearing not much else but a skin-colored thong that showed her buttocks off quite unapologetically. She accessorized the barely-there gown with a fur boa, metallic net gloves and a headscarf that were embellished with over 216,000 Swarovski crystals. Smoky eyes and neutral pale mauve lips in addition to a Jacob & Co. ring as well as a Paul Morelli ring and earrings completed the stunning ensemble.

Demurely covering herself up with a little fur boa as she approached the stage to collect the coveted award, Rihanna admitted that even though she comes from a small island, fashion has always been her “defense mechanism.” For CFDA, Rihanna undoubtedly came out stylishly brandishing two double-barrel shotguns!

This year’s CFDA winners were:

Womenswear Designer of the Year: Joseph Altuzarra of Altuzarra, who won out over Marc Jacobs and Alexander Wang

Menswear Designer of the Year: Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow for Public School, beating Thom Browne and Marcus Wainwright & Neville for Rag & Bone

Accessory Designer of the Year: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen for The Row, while Alexander Wang and Jack McCollough & Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler were also nominated

Swarovski Award for Womenswear: Shane Gabier and Christopher Peters for Creatures of the Wind, leaving Rosie Assoulin and Wes Gordon in the dust

Swarovski Award for Menswear: Tim Coppens, won over Todd Snyder as well as Shayne Oliver for Hood by Air

Swarovski Award for Accessory Design: Irene Neuwirth, triumphed over Jennifer Fisher and Marc Alary

Founders Award in Honor of Eleanor Lambert: Bethann Hardison

Board of Director’s Tribute: Ruth Finley

Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award: Tom Ford

International Award: Raf Simons for Dior

Media Award in Honor of Eugenia Sheppard: Paul Cavaco

Fashion Icon Award: Rihanna

Congratulations to Rihanna for her Fashion Icon Award win! Enjoy the slideshow…

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