LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Variety & WWD are celebrating the Second Annual StyleMakers on November 17th at Quixote in West Hollywood, CA, presented by Anastasia Beverly Hills, Mercedes-Benz and Dyson Supersonic. The iconic publications are coming together with their partners to recognize and celebrate the creative behind-the-scenes talent in fashion, beauty and style that made an impact on the entertainment industry in the past year. For more than 100 years, Variety & WWD have been at the forefront of reporting news on the entertainment and fashion industries.
The full list of honorees as well as list of presenters to date showcases innovators whose work has been seen on hit shows and films as well as in the pages of Vogue and Harper's BAZAAR and on the red carpet. The final roster of honorees includes fashion designer Zuhair Murad, stylist Petra Flannery, hair stylist Danilo, make-up artist Rachel Goodwin, costume designer Albert Wolsky, style innovator Diplo, style innovator Tracee Ellis Ross and style renegade Jenna Dewan-Tatum. Presenters include Emma Stone, Jen Atkin, Nina Dobrev and Lily Collins.
The event will also include two sets of conversations showcasing unique perspectives from both fashion and entertainment - one with fashion designer honoree Zuhair Murad and WWD West Coast Bureau Chief Marcy Medina and one with costume designer Albert Wolsky, Lily Collins and Warren Beatty along with Variety EIC Claudia Eller.
"We're delighted to be producing our second annual Stylemakers event, recognizing exceptional talents who are sitting right at the creative intersection of fashion and entertainment," said Ed Nardoza, editor in chief of WWD.
"We are happy to collaborate with our sister publication, WWD, to honor the creative artists and influential talent at the forefront of the fusion of fashion and entertainment," said Claudia Eller, co-editor in chief of Variety.
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For 100+ years WWD, a property of Fairchild Fashion Media, has been the daily media of record—and THE industry voice of authority—for senior executives in the global women's and men's fashion, retail and beauty communities, while also keeping informed the consumer media that cover the market. Often referred to as "the fashion bible," WWD provides a balance of timely, credible business news and key fashion trends to a dedicated readership of retailers, designers, manufacturers, marketers, financiers, Wall Street analysts, international moguls, media executives, ad agencies, socialites, and trend-makers. As an increasingly complex marketplace heightens the need for information and competitive intelligence, WWD delivers with frequency, integrity, independence, spirited coverage, and a long tradition that demands staffers get the story right and that they also get it first.
ABOUT MERCEDES-BENZ USA
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), headquartered in Atlanta, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service for all Mercedes-Benz products in the United States. MBUSA offers drivers the most diverse lineup in the luxury segment with 15 model lines ranging from the sporty CLA-Class four-door coupe to the flagship S-Class and the Mercedes-AMG GT S.
Founded in 1997 by Romanian-born beauty entrepreneur Anastasia Soare, Anastasia Beverly Hills formulates, manufactures, and markets prestige color cosmetics for a passionately informed "prosumer" audience. The company has received numerous accolades for cutting-edge product trends and industry-wide recognition for digital innovation. Soare was first to introduce and patent the "Golden Ratio" method for eyebrow shaping, popularized by her famous celebrity clientele, which has become a landmark contribution to beauty history.
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Dyson is a global technology company. We transform every category we enter with radical and iconic reinventions that work, perform and look very different. We're growing – fast. Our ambition is huge. We're about better ideas and better technologies. After four years of intensive research and development, Dyson's first hair dryer is now available in America. The Dyson Supersonic™ hair dryer is engineered for balance in the hand, uses a fast-yet-focused airflow, and intelligently controls temperature to help protect hair from extreme heat damage. The dryer is a result of $71 million in research and development by a team of 103 engineers. Learn more about the Dyson Supersonic™ hair dryer at http://www.dyson.com/supersonic.aspx.