[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.