ELLE, the world’s largest fashion magazine, has announced the lineup for this year’s 18th Annual Women in Hollywood Celebration at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills Hotel on Monday, October 17, 2011.
ELLE, together with presenting sponsors Calvin Klein Collection and L’Oréal Paris, and additional sponsor David Yurman, will bring together an extraordinary group of Hollywood’s best and brightest talent for a celebratory dinner honoring women’s achievements in film.
The tribute features a diverse group of women who have had a profound impact on the film industry. This year’s honorees include an incredible group of actresses including Academy Award winner Barbra Streisand and Academy Award nominees Viola Davis, Michelle Pfeiffer and Naomi Watts.
Several of today’s most acclaimed women in film will also be honored including Jennifer Aniston, Frieda Pinto and Evan Rachel Wood, as well as, DreamWorks CEO, Stacey Snider. Emerging actress Elizabeth Olsen will receive the Calvin Klein Collection Emerging Star Spotlight Award. L’Oréal Paris, another presenting sponsor, is proud to honor Barbra Streisand with the L’Oreal Paris Legend Award.
“As has long been our tradition, this year we honor an extraordinary group of women who continue to redefine what is possible in Hollywood,” said ELLE editor-in-chief Robbie Myers. “From icons to stars to emerging talent, we are thrilled to celebrate their contribution to understanding what it means to be a woman in the wider world.”
Last year’s honorees included Gwyneth Paltrow, Diane Kruger, Kate Hudson, Kerry Washington, Sofia Coppola, Hilary Swank, Diane Keaton, Jodie Foster and Jessica Chastain. Past recipients of this honor include Meryl Streep, Charlize Theron, Julie Andrews, Emily Blunt, Katie Holmes, Julianne Moore, Zoe Saldana, Jane Fonda, Halle Berry, Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett, Salma Hayek, Anne Hathaway, Sigourney Weaver, Isla Fisher, and Anjelica Huston.