Chiara Ferragni takes Top Honors at the LuisaViaRoma #SocialyteGala

Last night, the social elite gathered for the first presentation of LuisaViaRoma's #SocialyteGala. Emceed by DJ AcE (Trey Smith) with a performance by Natalia Kills the evening welcomed fashion, beauty and luxury lifestyles finest for a night of celebration. Hosted by Menswear Dog and FashionINDIE's Beca Alexander event winners included Chiara Ferragni of the Blonde Salad, who took home top honors as Socialyte of the Year, Bryan Boy, Aimee Song and Rumi Neely, who won Industry Choice awards, and Justin Liv and Jenny Ong, who won for Content Direction. Photography awards were given to Rachel-Marie of Jag Lever, Nicole Warne of Gary Pepper Vintage, and newcomer Marcel Floruss of One Dapper Street. 

Stylecaster and BeautyHigh took home prizes for Industry News and Social Connection, while Refinery29 took home awards for their "30 Under 30" series and recent campaigns with Trop Rogue and Fekkai. International Awards went to Andy Torres of StyleScrapbook, Doina Ciobanu of The Golden Diamonds and Alexandra Pereira of Lovely Pepa, while Danielle Bernstein of We Wore What, and Riccardo Pizzoli of The Blonde Salad won for Social Connection.

The Express Gifting Suite provided guests with new shoes and watches from the brands collection and offered viewings of the stage performances for VIP guests, while Gardein, Francis Ford Coppola Wines and Pavan Liqueur provided meat-free food and libations for guest in attendance. 

Best Video Series winners were presented by Dirk Standen of and winners Wendy Nguyen of Wendy's Lookbook and Amy Phan of The Fashion Statement tied for Best Fashion Series. Newcomer of the year was also a tie, going to Cara Loren and Amber Fillerup of Barefoot Blonde. The most original voice award went to Nadia Aboulhosn. View all the winners from last nights event below. 


presented by LuisaViaRoma, Express, Pierre Michel Salon,, 7 for All Mankind, Gardein, Alex & Ani, Francis Ford Coppola Wines, Pavan Liqueur, Songza, and The Hunt.


Socialyte of the Year presented by LuisaViaRoma

Chiara Ferragni of The Blonde Salad


Best Content Direction of a Fashion Blog presented by Express

Jenny Ong of Neon Blush


Best Content Direction of a Mens Blog presented by Express

 Justin Liv of Scout Sixteen 


Best Content Direction of a Beauty Blog presented by Pierre Michel

TIED Emily Weiss of Into the Gloss

Julia Engel of Gal Meets Glam


Best Content Direction of a Lifestyle Blog presented by Gardein

TIED Grace Atwood of Stripes & Sequins  

Tina Craig and Kelly Cook of Snob Essentials


Best Photography for a Fashion Blog presented by Express

TIED Nicole Warne of Gary Pepper Vintage      

Rachel-Marie of Jag Lever


Best Photography for a Mens Blog 

TIED Edward Honaker of Edward’s Hair   

Marcel Floruss of One Dapper Street 


Best Photography of a Beauty Blog presented by Pierre Michel

Sabrina Meijer of afterDRK 


Best Photography of a Lifestyle Blog  presented by Gardein

 Karla Deras of Karla’s Closet


Best Fashion Video Series presented by

TIED Wendy Nguyen of Wendy’s Lookbook   

Amy Phan of The Fashion Statement


Best Beauty Video Series

Sammi Maria of Beauty Crush


Best Lifestyle Video Series

TIED Geri Hirsh for LEAF TV

Dulce Tejeda for Dulce Candy


Industry Choice for a Fashion Blog 

Rumi Neely of Fashion Toast


Industry Choice for a Mens Blog

Bryan Boy


Industry Choice for a Beauty Blog

Amy Nadine, Kristin Ess, Lauren Conrad of The Beauty Department

Industry Choice for a Lifestyle Blog presented by Gardein

Aimee Song of Song of Style 


Best International Fashion Blogger

Andy Torres of Style Scrapbook


Best International Beauty Blogger

Kristina Bazan of Kayture


Best International Lifestyle Blogger presented by Francis Ford Copolla Wines

TIED  Diona Ciobanu of The Golden Diamonds   

Alexandra Pereira of Lovely Pepa


Best Social Connection for a Fashion Influencer presented by The Hunt

Danielle Bernstein of We Wore What


Best Social Connection for a Mens Influencer

Riccardo Pizzoli of The Blonde Salad


Best Social Connection for a Beauty Influencer

Laurel Pinson & Augusta Fellatta of Beauty High


Best Social Connection for a Lifestyle Influencer presented by Alex & Ani

Jenni Radosovich of  I Spy DIY


Most Original Voice presented by Songza

Nadia Aboulhosn


Newcomer of the Year presented by 7 for All Mankind

TIED Cara Loren   

Amber Fillerup of Barefoot Blonde


Best Industry News

Laurel Pinson for StyleCaster

Best Influencer News Feature

Refinery29 - 30 Under 30


Pet of the Year presented by the Rescue Paw Foundation

TIED Mr.K from Thank Fifi

 Pepa from Lovely Pepa


App of the Year



Best Fashion Influencer Initiative

Natalie and Dylana Suarez for Modern Vice


Best Mens Influencer Initiative

Bryan Boy for Adrienne Landau


Best Influencer Initiative - Beauty

Trop Rouge for Refinery29 x Fekkai


Best Influencer Initiative - Lifestyle

The Coveteur for CFDA and W Hotels