Style And Design Trend-setters Honored For The 2009 SCAD Style Etoile Awards Gala

by KENDRA SEAY · March 24, 2009

Brian Wolk, Paula S. Wallace, Claude MoraisAmanda Burden, Cornelia GuestRussell Simmons, Amanda Burden, Paula S. Wallace, Cornelia Guest, Robin Givhan, William Ivey LongRobin Givhan, Ann Watson, Amy RossiAmanda Burden, Cornelia GuestAnne SlaterRussell Simmons, Paula S. Wallace, Julie HendersonCynthia Rowley, Paula S. WallaceCarolyn CarrRussell Simmons, Paula S. WallaceCornelia Guest, Robin GivhanYigal Azrouel, Nick HuntCornelia Guest, Robin Givhan, Amanda Burden, William Ivey LongAmy Rossi, Michael FinkDean WintersJulie HendersonRussell SimmonsMario Buatta, Enid NemyBrian Wolk, Claude MoraisAmanda Garcia Santana, Yigal Azrouel [All photos from this event by NICK HUNT for PMc]

The Savannah College of Art and Design held their annual SCAD Style Etoile Awards at New York City's James Cohan Gallery honoring five influential trend-setters in the fields of style and design. This year's honorees included hip-hop mogul and designer Russell Simmons, Tony Award-winning costume designer William Ivey Long, Pulitzer Prize-winning fashion editor Robin Givhan, actress and socialite Cornelia Guest, and NYC Planning Director Amanda Burden. Guests in attendance for this invite only event started their evening with a cocktail reception followed by the award ceremony hosted by SCAD president Paula S. Wallace. Guests included Russell Simmon's latest girlfriend Julie Henderson, along with Cynthia Rowley, Anne Slater, Michael Fink, and Dean Winters.