The "luminaries" (those honored with awards), VIP Guests, and presenters included Jessica Biel, Giambattista Valli, Steve Sadove, Ronald Frasch, Oscar de la Renta, Raf Simons, Cathy Horyn, Kate Mulleavy, Laura Mulleavy, Edward Enninful, Arthur Gensier, Cindy Allen, Francois Nars, Isabella Rossellini, Andrew Rosin, Sally Singer, Lauren Bush Lauren, David Lauren, Dylan Lauren, Sharon Bush, Ashley Bush, Daphne Guinness, Valerie Steele, Wanda Ferragamo, Kate Betts, Amar'e Stoudemire, Brendan Hoffman, Francisco Costa, Lazaro Hernandez, Jack McCollough, Narcisco Rodriguez, Olivier Theyskens, Marcus Wainwright, David Neville, Phillip Lim, Anna Sui, Michael Bastian, David Yurman, Sybil Yurman, Frederic Fekkai, Shirin Von Wulffen, Oribe, Lorraine Schwartz, Leelee Sobieski, Cindy
Sherman, David Byrne, Amanda Hearst, Jessica Hart, Stavros Niarchos, Chiara Clemente, Fabiola Beracasa, Lauren Remington Platt, Massimo Ferragamo, Chiara Ferragamo, Giovanna Gentile Ferragamo, Ferruccio Ferragamo, James Ferragamo, Glenda Bailey, Stacey Bendet, Daniela Mirzac, Jonathan Adler, Lee Radziwill, Lady Alice St. Claire Erskine, Lindsey Wixon, Daria Strokous, Julie Macklowe, and Linda Wells. Jessica Biel, who was presenting an award to Giambattista Valli, wore one of his gowns.
The Night of Stars event was preceded by a more casual affair at the One Night Only Party with OneRepublic the previous night, which was held at Justin Timberlake's Southern Hospitality BBQ Restaurant. Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel, as well as Sir Elton John and David Furnish attended.
From the Fashion Group International's website: The Fashion Group International is a global, non-profit, professional organization with 5000 members in the fashion industry including apparel, accessories, beauty and home. The FGI mission is to be the pre-eminent authority on the business of fashion and design and to help its members become more effective in their careers. To do this, FGI provides insights on major trends in person, online and in print; access to business professionals and a gateway to the influence fashion plays in the marketplace.