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The Fashion Group International honored beauty and fashion icons at the 27th annual Night of Stars at New York City’s Cipriani Wall Street on October 28. The theme of the evening was “The Globalists,” recognizing the top fashion and beauty industry talents whose influence spans across borders.

Hosted once again by Simon Doonan, the gala paid tribute to the “creativity, spirit and brilliance of the stellar nominees whom inspire us all to act globally.”

Award-winning actress Jennifer Connolly presented Nicolas Ghesquière with this year’s Superstar title, while Pierre Cardin received the Legend Award from actress Marisa Berenson and Frédéric Fekkai was presented with the Beauty Award from Calvin Klein.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg presented Evelyn Lauder, senior corporate vice president of The Estée Lauder Companies, with the Humanitarian Award and praised her for “leading the campaign to promote education and early detection of breast cancer.”

Other honorees included Albert Kriemler of Akris, presented by W editor in chief Stefano Tonchi, Janie Bryant, costume designer for Mad Men, who received the Entertainment Award from Mad Men star Elizabeth Moss and Rafel and Diana Vinoly in Architecture.

Glen Senk of Urban Outfitters was honored in the Corporate Leadership category, Proenza Schouler’s Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez received fashion honors from Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour and actor Richard Gere presented Diego Della Valle of Tod’s with the Brand Visionary Award.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Evelyn Lauder
of The Estée Lauder Companies.
Michael Kors with Evelyn Lauder and Fabrizio Freda of The Estée Lauder Companies. Pierre Cardin and Monique Raymond of
Pierre Cardin.
Lord & Taylor’s Carol McCabe and Barbara Zinn-Moore (r.) with Margaret Hayes of
The Fashion Group International.
GQ’s Karen Drechsler and Firmenich’s
Theo Spilka with Trudi Loren of The Estée Lauder Companies.
Arcade’s Debra Leipman-Yale and Larry Berman with Rebecca Tyrmand of Elizabeth Arden.
The Estée Lauder Companies’ Fabrizio Freda, John Demsey and Jane Hudis. Macy’s Linda Levy and Vanity Fair’s Susan Naci with Don Loftus of P&G Prestige. Coty Prestige’s Catherine Walsh and Lori Singer (2nd r.) with Leighton Meester and Mark Wolk
of Oxford Collections.
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Saks Fifth Avenue’s Karin and Steve Sadove
with Mindy Grossman of HSN (c.).
Avon/mark.’s Claudia Poccia and Marie Claire’s
Nancy Berger Cardone with Dana Kline, Roslyn Griner and Caroline Pieper-Vogt of Fusion Brands.
Tory Burch and Calvin Klein with
Frédéric Fekkai.
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The Estée Lauder Companies’ Greg Polcer and Tom Ford Beauty’s Caroline Geerlings with Kate Greene and Cos Policastro of Givaudan. Coty Prestige’s Giovanni Boiano and Arcade’s Diane Crecca with Cathy Torelli of Givaudan. Firmenich’s Jerry and Francesca Vittoria (r.) and Harry Fremont with Claudia Poccia.
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