The first Celebrity Style Awards held last October 3 at the grand ballroom of Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati City,transformed the red carpet into a fashion runway.
Clad in their stylish designer dresses and dapper suits, the stars were given tribute by the Star Studio magazine for their contribution to elite fashion.
Presenting the awards in the People's Choice category—which went through a public voting that took place from July 7 to September 3—were actor-singer Jericho Rosales, actress Isabel Oli, and comedienne Tuesday Vargas.
Declared winners in the People's Choice were:
Most Stylish Kontrabida: Agot Isidro (Tayong Dalawa)
Most Stylish Leading Lady: Kim Chiu
Most Stylish Leading Man: Piolo Pascual, John Lloyd Cruz
Most Stylish Comedienne: Toni Gonzaga
Most Stylish Comedian: Vice Ganda
Most Stylish Host (Female): Angel Aquino, Daphne Osena-Paez
Most Stylish Host (Male): Tim Yap
Most Stylish Performer (Female): Sarah Geronimo
Most Stylish Performer (Male): Billy Crawford
Belo Body Award: Piolo Pascual, Sarah Geronimo, Bea Alonzo, Anne Curtis, Sam Milby
Sarah's Best Sunsilk Look: Record Breaker look
Eventologist-host Tim Yap anchored the segment for technical awards, which recognized the men and women working behind the scenes. Tim was joined by models Kelly Misa and Nicole Hernandez.
The votes of the Style Council went to:
Celebrity Designer of the Year: Randy Ortiz
Celebrity Photographer of the Year: Mark Nicdao
Best Celebrity Portrait: Garage (magazine), Piolo Pascual (artist), Mark Nicdao (photographer), Rey Ilagan (stylist), Ricci Chan (grooming), and DenDen Perez (hairstylist)
Best Celebrity Editorial: Rogue (magazine), Mark Nicdao (photographer), L.A. Consing Lopez (stylist), and Kigs Mayuga (hair and make-up).
Special Citations were given to the people who glam up the stars. Borgy Manotoc and rumored girlfriend Georgina Wilson announced the names of the awardees:
Celebrity Stylists: Pam Quiñones, Sidney Yap, Rex Atienza, Lotho, and Bianca Santiago
Make-up Artists: Juan Sarte, Jigs Mayuga, Lala Flores, Christine Duque, and Krist Bansuelo.
Hairstylist: Nante Alingasa, Vianney Guese, Felicity Son, John Valle, and Bren Sales.
The much-coveted Celebrity Awards featured the rare appearance of Nanette Medved-Po in this showbiz-related event. The former Darna star hosted the segment with ABS-CBN Publishing head Ernie Lopez, and designers JC Buendia and Dong Omaga-Diaz.
The Celebrity Award winners:
Celebrity Style Icon (Female): Lucy Torres-Gomez
Celebrity Style Icon (Male): Ely Buendia
Red Carpet Style (Female): Gretchen Barretto
Red Carpet Style (Male): Piolo Pascual
Sunsilk's Star of the Night: Kelly Misa
Sunsilk's Best Role Model: Sarah Geronimo
Star Humanitarian Award (Sagip Kapamilya): Kris Aquino, Anne Curtis, Angel Locsin, Jericho Rosales, and Gerald Anderson.
To spice up the awards night, an upbeat fashion show featured designs by Avel Bacudio, Francis Libiran, Joey Samson, and Randy Ortiz, to the beat of contemporary tracks from rockers Imago and Pedicab, crooner Richard Poon, and singer-actress Karylle.
Proceeds of the event go to Sagip Kapamilya of the ABS-CBN Foundation.