Glamour Women of the Year Awards Kicks Off With Barneys Cocktail Party

Glamour Magazine kicked off its annual Women of the Year summit and awards in New York Sunday evening with a private cocktail party at Barneys’ downtown Manhattan location.
Hosted by Glamour editor in chief Cindi Leive and Barneys New York chief executive officer Daniella Vitale at Fred’s restaurant, the intimate evening brought together a cross-section of influential women in fashion, politics, sports, entertainment and business who have been honored by the magazine in the past.
Zendaya, dressed in a matching sequined and feather-cuffed Prada top and pants, was among last year’s honorees and noted how she is constantly inspired by the strength of women who have come before her. “Right now I’m obsessed with that glamour of the sixties and seventies,” she said of her retro-inspired look. “I was looking at a lot of pictures of Diana Ross before I came here. It’s about powerful women and what it means to be a modern version of that.”
The 21-year-old looked around the room in admiration of the other guests including Huma Abedin, Christiane Amanpour, Liya Kebede and Olympic athlete Ibtihaj Muhammad. “It’s cool to have spaces where [women] appreciate each other,” she said. “It’s so important, especially now.”
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