ACE AWARDS

HONOREES

2018
  • American Heritage Award
    Brooks Brothers
  • Breakthrough Award
    Allbirds
  • Business Excellence Award
    The Jewelry Group
  • Business Leadership Award
    Andrew Rosen, Theory
  • Hall of Fame Award
    Sam and Libby Edelman
  • Legacy Award
    Longchamp
  • Retail Influencer Award
    KITH
  • Retail Innovation Award
    Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield
  • Specialty Retailer Award
    STORY
  • Style Ambassador
    Tracee Ellis Ross
  • Style Influencer Award
    Micaela Erlanger
  • President's Award
    Lori Monaco
2017
  • Brand of the Year
    Loeffler Randall
  • Breakthrough Award
    Kendra Scott
  • Business Leadership Award
    The NPD Group
  • Business Visionary Award
    Jason Rabin, Global Brands Group
  • Designer of the Year
    Joseph Altuzarra
  • Excellence in Costume Design
    Jenn Rogien
  • Legacy Award
    Polaroid
  • President's Award
    Lynette Harrison Brubaker
  • Retailer of the Year
    Shopbop
  • Style Ambassador
    Eva Longoria
  • Style Icon Award
    Betsey Johnson
  • Style Influencers
    GrandMaster Flash and Jeriana San Juan
  • Sustainability Award
    PVH Corp.
  • Trailblazer Award
    Monica Rich Kosann
2016
  • Brand Launch
    Paul Andrew
  • Brand of the Year
    Ray-Ban
  • Brand Visionary
    Sarah Jessica Parker
  • Business Leadership
    Rosenthal & Rosenthal
  • Designer of the Year
    Stuart Vevers of Coach
  • Humanitarian of the Year
    Vera Bradley
  • Influencer Award
    Jennifer Fisher
  • Media Award
    Marie Claire
  • President's Award
    Karen Giberson
  • Retailer of the Year
    Bergdorf Goodman
  • Style Influencers
    Daniel Lawson & Julianna Margulies
  • Sustainability Award
    Kering
  • Trendsetter Award
    MCM Worldwide
2015
  • Breakthrough Award
    Ivanka Trump
  • Designer of the Year Award
    John Varvatos
  • Evolution Award
    Eddie Borgo
  • Influencers Award
    Taraji P. Henson & Paolo Nieddu
  • Innovation Award
    Nancy Gonzalez
  • Leadership Award
    Claudio Gottardi, President & CEO of Marchon Eyewear
  • Legacy Award
    Swarovski
  • Marylou Luther Journalism Award
    Ariel Foxman
  • Retail Innovation Award
    Moda Operandi
  • Specialty Retailer Award
    Mitchells
2014
  • Brand Launch
    Shinola
  • Brand of the Year
    Kate Spade New York
  • Business Visionary
    Oliver Peoples
  • Designer of the Year
    Proenza Schouler
  • Fashion and Technology
    Google Glass
  • Influencers
    Kerry Washington & Lyn Paolo
  • Leadership Award
    Rose Marie Bravo
  • Legacy Award
    Bulgari (celebrating 130 years)
  • Marylou Luther Journalism Award
    Robbie Myers
  • Retailer of the Year
    Lord & Taylor
  • Specialty Retailer
    Alex and Ani
  • Style Ambassador
    Flo Rida
2013
  • Brand of the Year:
    Alexis Bittar
  • Breakthrough Award :
    Rag & Bone
  • Business Visionary
    Diane Sullivan, Brown Shoe Company
  • Designer of the Year
    Phillip Lim
  • Digital Influencer:
    Leandra Medine
  • Distinguished Style:
    Olivia Palermo
  • Hall of Fame:
    Iman
  • Influencer:
    Kate Young
  • Legacy Award :
    The Frye Company (celebrating 150 years)
  • Marylou Luther Journalism Award :
    Hamish Bowles
  • Omni-Channel Retailer
    Nordstrom
  • Retail Innovation :
    Warby Parker
  • Style Ambassador
    Stacy Keibler
2012
  • Brand Launch:
    Theodora & Callum
  • Brand of the Year:
    Fossil Inc.
  • Business Excellence:
    American Express
  • Designer of the Year:
    Calvin Klein Collection, honoring Francisco Costa, Italo Zucchelli, and Ulrich Grimm
  • Influencer:
    Assouline
  • Marylou Luther Journalism Award:
    Constance White, Essence
  • Retail Innovation:
    Stella & Dot
  • Trendsetter:
    Camila Alves
  • Visionary:
    Vince Camuto
2011
  • Brand Launch:
    Marchesa
  • Breakthrough Award:
    Rebecca Minkoff
  • Business Visionary:
    Frank Fialkoff
  • Designer of the Year:
    Philip Treacy
  • E-Tailer:
    HSN
  • Hall of Fame:
    Temple St Clair
  • Influencer:
    Nicole Richie
  • Magazine of the Year:
    Marie Claire
  • Retailer of the Year:
    Tourneau
  • Visionary:
    Robert Marc
2010
  • Brand Collaboration
    Maria Sharapova & Cole Haan
  • Brand Launch
    RACHEL Rachel Roy
  • Business Visionary
    Al Berg, Marchon
  • Designer of the Year
    Alber Elbaz for Lanvin
  • E-tailer of the Year
    QVC
  • Hall of Fame
    Tiffany & Co.
  • Humanitarian of the Year
    Lauren Bush
  • Marylou Luther Award
    Kim Hastreiter
  • Retailer of the Year
    Henri Bendel
  • Style Evolution
    Christina Ricci
  • Stylemaker
    Kanye West
2009
  • Accessory Visionary
    Diane von Furstenberg
  • Brand of the Year
    Burberry
  • Designer of the Year
    Tomas Maier for Bottega Veneta
  • Fashion Icon
    Barbie
  • Humanitarian of the Year
    TOMS Shoes
  • Influencer
    Fred Allard
  • Magazine of the Year
    V Magazine
  • Marylou Luther Award
    Hal Rubenstein
  • Retail Innovation
    Gilt Group
  • Retailer of the Year
    Zappos
  • Stylemaker
    Lady Gaga
2008
  • Brand of the Year
    Jimmy Choo
  • Designer of the Year
    Nicholas Ghesquiere for Balenciaga
  • Green Designer of the Year
    Stella McCartney
  • Hall of Fame
    Emilio Pucci
  • Influencer of the Year
    Cate Adair
  • Innovator of the Year
    Lorraine Schwartz
  • Magazine of the Year
    ELLE
  • Marylou Luther Award
    Sally Singer
  • Retailer of the Year
    Banana Republic
2007
  • Accessory Brand Launch
    Tory Burch
  • Brand of the Year
    Nancy Gonzalez
  • Designer of the Year
    Marc Jacobs
  • Fashion Influencer
    Heidi Klum
  • Fashion Innovator
    Mandy Moore
  • Hall of Fame
    Valentino
  • Magazine of the Year
    Harper's Bazaar
  • Marylou Luther Award
    Bridget Foley
  • Retailer of the Year
    Macy's
  • Specialty Retailer of the Year
    Scoop
2006
  • ACE Award
    Jennifer Lopez
  • Accessory Brand Launch
    Tom Ford
  • Brand of the Year
    Fendi
  • Designer of the Year
    Michael Kors
  • Fashion Influencer
    Rachel Zoe
  • Fashion Innovation
    Coach
  • Magazine of the Year
    O, the Oprah Magazine
  • Marylou Luther Award
    Suzy Menkes
  • Retailer of the Year
    Bergdorf Goodman
  • Specialty Retailer of the Year
    Solstice Sunglass Boutique
2005
  • ACE Award
    Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
  • Accessory Brand Launch
    Juicy Couture
  • Fashion Icon
    Jessica Simpson
  • Hall of Fame
    Kenneth Cole
  • Lifetime Achievement
    Betsey Johnson
  • Magazine of the Year
    In Style
  • Retailer of the Year
    NeimanMarcus.com
  • Designer of the Year
    Oscar de la Renta
  • Fashion Influencer
    Sean "Diddy" Combs
  • Marylou Luther Award
    Teri Agins / The Wall Street Journal
2004
  • ACE Award
    Kim Cattrall
  • Accessory Rising Star
    Alexis Bittar
  • Designer of the Year
    Gordon Thompson III for Cole Haan
  • Fashion Influencer
    Kimora Lee Simmons
  • Hall of Fame
    Hermes
  • "It" Accessory of the Year
    Ugg Australia Classic Boot
  • Lifetime Achievement
    Carlos Falchi
  • Marylou Luther Award
    Marylou Luther
  • Retailer of the Year
    Bloomingdale's
2003
  • ACE Award
    The Women of Broadway
  • Best Advertising Campaign
    Bottega Veneta
  • Designer of the Year
    Reed Krakoff for Coach
  • Hall of Fame
    Coach
  • "It" Accessory of the Year
    The Eye Love Monogram Handbag by Takashi Murkami for Louis Vuitton
  • Retailer of the Year
    Henri Bendel
  • Rising Star
    Holly Dunlop for Hollywould
  • Special Recognition
    Echo Design Group
2002
  • ACE Award
    Debra Messing
  • Best Advertising Campaign
    Christian Dior
  • Designer of the Year
    Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
  • Hall of Fame
    Burberry
  • Innovator of the Year
    Jane Elfers of Lord & Taylor
  • "It" Accessory of the Year
    Puma Sneakers
  • Retailer of the Year
    Lord & Taylor / Neiman Marcus (tie)
  • Rising Star
    Lulu Guinness
2001
  • ACE Award
    Tina Knowles
  • Best Accessories Collection
    Louis Vuitton by Marc Jacobs
  • Best Accessories Designer
    Rafe Totengco
  • Best Accessories Licensing Program
    Nine West
  • Best Accessories Retail Marketing
    Target (Mass Market) / Bergdorf Goodman (Regional) / Saks Fifth Avenue (National)
  • Best Advertising Campaign
    Louis Vuitton
  • Hall of Fame
    Judith Leiber
  • Special Recognition
    The Radio City Rockettes
2000
  • ACE Award
    Patricia Field & Rebecca Weinberg
  • Best Accessories Coverage by a Consumer Fashion Magazine
    InStyle
  • Best Accessories Visual Merchandising by a Retailer
    Target (Mass Market) / Neiman Marcus (Specialty Store) / Bloomingdale's (Department Store)
  • Best Advertising Campaign
    Coach
  • Best Licensing Program
    Nine West
  • Best New Designer
    Lambertson Truex
  • Best Website
    KennethCole.com
  • Hall of Fame
    Kenneth Jay Lane
1999
  • ACE Award
    Linda Dano
  • Best Accessories Advertising
    Kenneth Cole
  • Best Accessories Coverage by a Consumer Fashion Magazine
    InStyle
  • Best Accessories Designer
    Kate Spade
  • Best Accessories Licensing Program
    Ralph Lauren
  • Best Accessories Visual Merchandising by a Retailer
    Saks Fifth Avenue
1998
  • ACE Award
    Kathie Lee Gifford
1997
  • ACE Award
    Joan Rivers