The 2012 Style Awards Celebrated Its New York Debut at off Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week On Wednesday, September 5.
In an unprecedented partnership between leading brands in style, media and events, Penske Media Corporation (PMC), Style Media and IMG Fashion presented the 9th Annual Style Awards on September 5, 2012, kicking off the world’s most prestigious fashion event, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. The Style Awards made their broadcast debut on The Style Network on Friday, September 14th. Fashion fans got a look into the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week experience.
Talents behind the world’s most exciting film and TV fashions came together at The 2012 Style Awards, to celebrate and recognize the artistic accomplishments of the community’s top costume designers, stylists, models, photographers, makeup artists, hair stylists and more. Model Iman was the host.
“We are tremendously excited to bring the Style Awards to The Style Network viewers and to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week for the first time,” said Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, the Executive Producer of the Show.
Celebrities and members of the fashion community in attendence included: Iman, Katharine McPhee, Rachel Roy, Carolina Herrera, Brian Atwood, Ivanka Trump, Prabal Gurung, Reed Krakoff, Jeff Gordon, John Demsey, Alexandra Kotur, Robert Verdi, Joe Zee, Waris Ahluwalia, Stacey Bendet, Derek Blasberg, Henrik Lundqvist, Joan Smalls, Catherine Malandrino, Rebecca Minkoff, Kristina O’Neill, Lisa Perry, David Perry, Reem Acra and Timo Weiland, among others.
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This year’s Honorees were chosen by the Style Awards’ Nominating Committee, comprised of esteemed individuals in the entertainment and fashion communities. The Style Award, created exclusively by iconic crystal brand, Lalique, will be awarded to 2012′s Style Award winners.
This year’s categories, honorees and presenters include:
“Designer of the Year” – Carolina Herrera, award presented by Katie Holmes
“Breakthrough Designer of the Year” – Prabal Gurung, award presented by Elettra Wiedemann
“One to Watch (Female)” – Katharine McPhee, award presented by Joe Zee
“One to Watch (Male)” – Ed Westwick, award presented by Simon Spurr
“Celebrity Stylist of the Year” – Cristina Ehrlich, award presented by Amy Adams
“Model of the Year” – Joan Smalls, award presented by Iman
“Hair Stylist of the Year” – Andy Lecompte, award presented by Nicole Richie
“Most Stylish Athlete” – Henrik Lundqvist, award presented by Jeff Gordon
“TV Costume Designer of the Year” – Jenn Rogien, award presented by Allison Williams
“Makeup Artist of the Year” – Virginia Young, award presented by Elaine Irwin
“Accessories Designer of the Year” – Reed Krakoff
“Film Costume Designer of the Year” – Sandy Powell
The ceremony was followed by the Official Style Awards After-Party held at Stone Rose Lounge at Columbus Circle.
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