Variety + WWD Second Annual StyleMakers Awards sponsored by Mercedes-Benz, Anastasia Beverly Hills + Dyson.

I knew this event was happening but since I had no chance (or invite) to attend, I hoped that I would get some information about the winners and presenters.  Lucky for me, I DID! Here’s the scoop below on this great event!

Variety + WWD Celebrated the Second Annual StyleMakers Awards on November 17th in Los Angeles
presented by Mercedes-Benz, Anastasia Beverly Hills and Dyson

Variety and WWD(Women’s Wear Daily) celebrated the second annual StyleMakers Awards with a luncheon event held at Quixote West Hollywood.
The two publications honored remarkable leaders in entertainment and fashion at their second annual StyleMakers Awards celebrating their creative contributions and behind-the-scenes talent in fashion, beauty, and entertainment within the past year.
The event also featured two onstage conversations—one with fashion designer honoree Zuhair Murad and WWD West Coast Bureau Chief Marcy Medina and the second with costume designer honoree Albert Wolsky who was joined by Warren Beatty, Variety Editor-in-Chief Claudia Eller and actress Lily Collins.

Emma Stone with Rachel Goodwin and Petra Flannery

Honorees included:

Male Style Innovator: Diplo
Fashion Designer: Zuhair Murad,
Costume Designer: Albert Wolsky,
Stylist: Petra Flannery,
Makeup Artist: Rachel Goodwin,
Female Style Innovator: Tracee Ellis Ross,
Hair Stylist: Danilo
Dyson Style Renegade
:  Jenna Dewan-Tatum.


Jenna Dewan-Tatum with Nina Dobrev and Lily Collins

Presenters included:
Nina Dobrev,
Warren Beatty,
Lily Collins,
Emma Stone,
Kelly Rowland,
Jen Atkin.
Attendees included:
Claudia Eller,
Anastasia Soare,
Channing Tatum,
Emmanuelle Chriqui,
Jasmine Sanders,
Joe Zee,
Louise Roe,
Peyton List
and more.


WHEN: Thursday, November 17, 2016

WHERE: Quixote West Hollywood, 1011 N Fuller Ave

PHOTOS: WWD + Variety’s Second Annual StyleMakers Awards – Arrivals
Photo Credit: Stewart Cook/Variety/REX/Shutterstock

WWD + Variety’s Second Annual StyleMakers Awards – Inside
Photo Credit: Michael Buckner/Variety/REX/Shutterstock

About Variety
Variety remains the seminal voice of the entertainment industry for 111 years and counting. Featuring award-winning breaking news reporting, insightful award-season coverage, must-read feature spotlights and intelligent analysis of the industry’s most prominent players, Variety is the trusted source for the business of global entertainment. Read by a highly engaged audience of industry insiders, Variety’s multi-platform content coverage expands across digital, mobile, social, print and branded events and summits.

In 2015 Variety’s “Actors on Actors” on PBS was awarded the Emmy for best entertainment programming at the Television Academy’s 67th Los Angeles area Emmy Awards. “Actors on Actors,” which is an interview special that features pairings of prominent actors discussing their craft, was produced by PBS SoCal in partnership with Variety Media, LLC.
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The Variety Group – Variety,, Variety Insight, Indiewire, LA 411, NY 411 – is owned by Variety Media, LLC, a division of Penske Media Corporation.

About WWD:
For 100+ years WWD, a property of Fairchild Fashion Media, has been the daily media of record—and THE industry voice of authority—for senior executives in the global women’s and men’s fashion, retail and beauty communities, while also keeping informed the consumer media that cover the market. Often referred to as “the fashion bible,” WWD provides a balance of timely, credible business news and key fashion trends to a dedicated readership of retailers, designers, manufacturers, marketers, financiers, Wall Street analysts, international moguls, media executives, ad agencies, socialites, and trend-makers. As an increasingly complex marketplace heightens the need for information and competitive intelligence, WWD delivers with frequency, integrity, independence, spirited coverage, and a long tradition that demands staffers get the story right and that they also get it first.

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), headquartered in Atlanta, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service for all Mercedes-Benz products in the United States. MBUSA offers drivers the most diverse lineup in the luxury segment with 15 model lines ranging from the sporty CLA-Class four-door coupe to the flagship S-Class and the Mercedes-AMG GT S.

MBUSA is also responsible for Mercedes-Benz Vans and smart products in the U.S. More information on MBUSA and its products can be found at, and

Founded in 1997 by Romanian-born beauty entrepreneur Anastasia Soare, Anastasia Beverly Hills formulates, manufactures, and markets prestige color cosmetics for a passionately informed “prosumer” audience. The company has received numerous accolades for cutting-edge product trends and industry-wide recognition for digital innovation. Soare was first to introduce and patent the “Golden Ratio” method for eyebrow shaping, popularized by her famous celebrity clientele, which has become a landmark contribution to beauty history.
ABH cosmetics are available at, Sephora, Macy’s, ULTA, Nordstrom, Dillard’s, and select retailers in over twenty-five countries.

Dyson is a global technology company. We transform every category we enter with radical and iconic reinventions that work, perform and look very different. We’re growing – fast. Our ambition is huge. We’re about better ideas and better technologies. After four years of intensive research and development, Dyson’s first hair dryer is now available in America. The Dyson Supersonic™ hair dryer is engineered for balance in the hand, uses a fast-yet-focused airflow, and intelligently controls temperature to help protect hair from extreme heat damage. The dryer is a result of $71 million in research and development by a team of 103 engineers. Learn more about the Dyson Supersonic™ hair dryer at

This looked like one amazing event. The photos found on Shutterstock are terrific. Thanks to Full Picture for the photos I am showing.

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