By  on June 11, 2010

I beg to differ with my crabby colleagues about the CFDA Awards on Monday night. After reading their coverage on Wednesday, I felt as if I’d been at a different event.

Long ceremony? The show itself was over by 9:30 or so.

Speeches and videos that dragged on?
Doling out X number of awards takes X amount of time. Further tightening would require eliminating anything remotely celebratory in favor of a terse reading of nominees and winners.

As for the films, having been involved in one two years ago and thus knowing the work and time invested, this may be biased. But most were terrific. At the top of the list: the women’s clothes on the bridge, and (in the opinion of someone with limited tolerance for random prop usage of kids and puppies) the delightful children’s accessories scavenger hunt.

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