2013 Style Awards honorees announced

10th Annual Style Awards Will Kick Off Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York on September 4, 2013. 

The worlds of fashion and entertainment merge at the 2013 Style Awards. The event will be celebrating and recognizing the artistic accomplishments of the community’s top designers, athletes, costume designers, stylists, models, photographers, makeup artists, hair stylists and more.

The 10th Annual Style Awards will honor top talents on September 4, 2013, kicking off the world’s most prestigious fashion event, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, at Lincoln Center in New York. Ten awards will be announced at the show, which will be hosted by fashion icon Nicole Richie. Honorees will include Zac Posen, Kate Upton, Victor Cruz, Frederic Fekkai, Patrick DeMarchelier, Rachel Zoe, John Varvatos, Trish Summerville, Janie Bryant and Victoria’s Secret, who will each receive a Tiffany & Co. designed award for their significant contributions to the fashion community.

This year’s categories include:
Designer of the Year
Model of the Year
Most Stylish Athlete of the Year
Photographer of the Year
Hairstylist of the Year
Costume Designer of the Year – Film
Costume Designer of the Year – TV
Stylist of the Year
Menswear Designer of the Year
Most Visible Brand.

Winners and presenters of past Style Awards include: Allison Williams, Amy Adams, Christina Ehrlich, Cindy Crawford, David Duchovny, David LaChappelle, Emily Blunt, Eva Longoria, Iman, Jeff Gordon, Joan Smalls, Katherine McPhee, Katie Holmes, Nina Dobrev, Prabal Gurung, Rachel Taylor, Rachel Zoe, Selena Gomez, Selma Blair, and Simon Spurr. Last year, designer Carolina Herrera and athlete Henrik Lundqvist were amongst Style Award winners, and for the last nine years, such extraordinary and diverse talents have emphasized the importance of the show in recognizing style and talent at every stage in its development and achievement.

The 2013 honorees were chosen by the Style Awards’ Nominating Committee and Style Committee, comprised of esteemed individuals in
the entertainment and fashion communities, including Alexis Welch, Amare Stoudemire, Anne Fulenwider, Ariel Foxman, Brian Atwood,
Catherine Malandrino, Cristina Ehrlich, Dennis Basso, Derek Blasberg, Iman, Jay Fielden, John Demsey and Prabal Gurung, among