InStyle Editor-in-Chief Laura Brown, Honorees Melissa McCarthy (Icon), Simone Biles (The Original), Michael Kors (Designer), Jason Bolden (Voice of Style), Lona Vigi (Hairstylist), Nina Park (Make Up Artist), Samantha McMillen (Fashion Stylist), Representative Katie Porter (Badass Woman), and Anifa Mvuemba (Future of Fashion); Presenters Elle Fanning, Amanda Gorman, Kate Hudson, Nicole Kidman, Zoe Kravitz, Hannah Einbinder, Christian Louboutin, Storm Reid, and Reese Witherspoon.
Additional attendees included Adir Abergel, Zerina Akers, Madison Bailey, Tiffany Boone, Madeline Brewer, Connie Britton, Madelyn Cline, Lana Condor, Cindy Crawford, Alexandra Daddario, Ava DuVernay, Phoebe Dynevor, Hannah Einbinder, Jennifer Fisher, Tan France, Kaia Gerber, Lucy Hale, Regina Hall, Lori Harvey, Christina Hendricks, Aurora James, January Jones, Miranda Kerr, Jane Levy, Andie MacDowell, Camila Mendes, Chrissy Metz, Jennifer Meyer, Andrew Mukamal, Niecy Nash, Law Roach, Diana Silvers, Christian Siriano, Jurnee Smollett, Tessa Thompson, Brian Wolk and Claude Morais, Rachel Zoe, and many more.
On November 15th, InStyle presented the sixth annual InStyle Awards, honoring the actors, actresses and artists whose style defines the red carpet, as well as the industry’s top image makers. Hosted by InStyle Editor-in-Chief Laura Brown, the event consisted of a red carpet, cocktail reception, and seated dinner/awards presentation. For the first time, InStyle’s world famous social media activation, “The Elevator”, debuted at the event, directed by renowned photographer Douglas Friedman and designed by Stefan Beckman. New this year, the elevator was shot exclusively with iPhone and can be seen on the InStyle Instagram feed.
Sponsors of the 2021 InStyle Awards included Christian Louboutin, FIJI Water, Citizen Watch, Bird in Hand Wine and Cadillac.