InStyle vs. Elle: Who Had the Best Award Ceremony Last Night?

The two glossies hit the West Coast for some red carpet celebrations

Editor-in-Chief Robbie Myers and Kristen Stewart at the ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards.
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Kelly Rowland at the ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards.
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Sophia Amoruso at the ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards.
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Christina Caradona at the ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards.
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Laura Kirkpatrick at the ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards.
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January Jones at the ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards.
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Lupita Nyong'o at the ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards.
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Vanessa Hudgens at the ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards.
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Dakota Fanning at the ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards.
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Amy Adams at the ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards.
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Anna Kendrick at the ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards.
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Felicity Jones at the ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards.
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Michelle Monaghan at the ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards.
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Michelle Williams at the ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards.
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Nina Dobrev at the ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards.
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Niecy Nash at the ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards.
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Lucy Hale at the ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards.
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Laura Dern at the InStyle Awards.
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Will Peltz and Nicola Peltz at the InStyle Awards.
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Olivia Culpo at the InStyle Awards.
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Eva Chen at the InStyle Awards.
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Monique Lhuillier and Skyler Samuels at the InStyle Awards.
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Queen White and Sir John at the InStyle Awards.
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Jourdan Dunn at the InStyle Awards.
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Jodie Smith at the InStyle Awards.
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Jeremy Scott and Sofia Richie at the InStyle Awards.
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Cristina Ehrlich at the InStyle Awards.
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Billy Eichner at the InStyle Awards.
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Natalie Massenet and Erik Torstensson at the InStyle Awards.
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Tom Ford at the InStyle Awards.
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Shailene Woodley at the InStyle Awards.
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Priyanka Chopra at the InStyle Awards.
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Louise Roe at the InStyle Awards.
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Chiara Ferragni at the InStyle Awards.
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Jordana Brewster at the InStyle Awards.
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Rodger Berman and Rachel Zoe at the InStyle Awards.
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Sarah Hyland at the InStyle Awards.
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Usher at the InStyle Awards.
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Dita Von Teese at the InStyle Awards.
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InStyle Editor-in-Chief Laura Brown, Nicole Kidman and Time Inc.'s Ron King at the InStyle Awards.
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You might call it a tale of two award ceremonies, or just another night in Los Angeles, but October 24 will go down in history as the night that two New York-based fashion glossies headed West to celebrate.

With a mostly fashion-minded approach, the InStyle Awards was attended by A-listers and their respective hair stylists, makeup artists and clothing stylists. As the Time Inc. magazine has a major focus on red carpet style, this event was simply an extension of their print coverage. Further, they had some majorly buzzy names in attendance, including Shailene Woodley, who was recently arrested for peacefully protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline; she took home the Advocate award last night. Other attendees who are of utmost interest included Nicole Kidman and Sofia Richie, for separate, albeit obvious, reasons.

Meanwhile, ELLE kept the focus on their locale: Hollywood. Particularly, they honed in on the women of Hollywood, inviting major actresses Helen Mirren, Lupita Nyong’o and Amy Adams to mingle among producers, directors and other powerful female players in the business. There were just a few men in the room, including Ben Affleck and Joseph Gordon-Levitt (though the latter was also spotted at the InStyle bash). The best celeb spotting of this whole event was Kristen Stewart and her new girlfriend, St. Vincent, who held hands as they made their exit.

Here’s how the events stack up…

ELLE Women in Hollywood

Felicity Jones, Kristen Stewart, and Lupita Nyong'o.

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Where: Four Seasons in Beverly Hills
Years It’s Been Going On: 23
What’s the Deal Here: Ladies in the industry were the main focus of this evening event, with host (and ELLE editor-in-chief) Robbie Meyers and emcee Anthony Anderson. While the joys of being a female actress were celebrated, so were the lows, including how women in Hollywood are portrayed, talked about and, of course, treated.
Who Won Awards: The following were all honored for their “creative contributions to the world of film”: Amy Adams, Kathy Bates, Felicity Jones, Anna Kendrick, Aja Naomi King, Helen Mirren, Lupita Nyong’o and Kristen Stewart.
Who Else Attended: Ben Affleck, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Dakota Fanning, Jeremy Renner, Vanessa Hudgens, January Jones, Michelle Williams, Nina Dobrev, Michelle Monaghan and Lucy Hale.

InStyle Awards

Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman and Isla Fisher.

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Where: Getty Center
Years It’s Been Going On: 2
What’s the Deal Here: Newly appointed InStyle editor-in-chief, Laura Brown, hosted the dinner and award ceremony, which was all about red carpet fashion. For example, Julianne Moore and Jennifer Connelly’s stylist and Beyoncé’s makeup artist both took home awards, and Tom Ford even graced the room with his presence.
Who Won Awards: Nicole Kidman for Style Icon, Tom Ford for designer, Priyanka Chopra for Breakthrough Style Star, Leon Bridges for Man of Style, Shailene Woodley for Advocate, Danilo for Hairstylist, Sir John for Makeup Artist, Leslie Fremar for Stylist.
Who Else Attended: Bradley Cooper, Laura Dern, Jourdan Dunn, Julianne Moore, Usher, Dita Von Teese, Olivia Culpo, Billy Eichner, Chiara Ferragni, Eva Chen, Nicola and Will Peltz, Sarah Hyland, Isla Fisher, Jon Hamm, Rachel Zoe, Lucky Blue Smith, Jeremy Scott and Sofia Richie.

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