WWD and Variety are collaborating to offer a one-of-a-kind opportunity to connect with tastemakers who are leading trends and defining style. Join us as we recognize the talent shaping fashion, beauty, and style in the entertainment industry this year. Categories will include—fashion designer, style innovator, hair stylist, makeup artist, stylist, and costume designer. Check back soon for the announcement of confirmed honorees.
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- Stylist Elizabeth Stewart
- Style Innovator Freida Pinto
- Hair Stylist Jet Atkin
- Makeup Artist Lisa Eldridge
- Costume Designer Lyn Paolo
- SMASHBOX Visual Impact Award Matthew Rolston
- Fashion Designer Zac Posen
Red Carpet Arrivals at the Inaugural Stylemakers Awards
Even with the accolades, most of the honorees seemed to be battling with a wave of emotions that ranged from embarrassment u2014 for actress Freida Pinto u2014 to a bit of shock for makeup artist Lisa Eldridge as they paraded down the red carpet.
Variety & WWD Inaugural StyleMakers Edition
StyleMakers comes at a time when the fashion industry is experiencing an identity crisis thatu2019s stirred by heightened theatrical expectations. And itu2019s centered on a pertinent debate: Should runway shows be open to the public?
Stylemakers: Zac Posen, Red Carpet King
Zac Posen u201cgetsu201d the red carpet. He gets that memorable moments require more than a glam fishtail or a swath of satin. Rather, the perfect moment in the perfect gown is the physical manifestation of a complex equation in which fashion plays but a part, along with psychology, business savvy, desired career trajectory u2014 and visual projection of how the look will read small, but global, on Instagram.
Stylemakers: Jen Atkin, The Empire Builder
The cliche of the Hollywood hairstylist whose ego is as big as his clients is the stuff movies are made of. But for Jen Atkin, who was raised Mormon in Utah and Hawaii, itu2019s humility and hard work that have catapulted her to the top.