Rolling out and CVS/pharmacy partnered to host the inaugural 2012 Mirror Mirror Beauty Awards in Atlanta to highlight 20 of the most prominent and recognized style makers in the beauty and entertainment industries, including a few reality stars. The star-studded event was held at the Indigo Bar, a chic rooftop bar and lounge.
“I like the intimacy of this venue. The party planners are giving us good atmosphere and great food. Celebrities are accessible. I am glad this event isn’t stuffy,” shares Dorsha Dawkins, a guest who was quite impressed with the event.
Coming out to show full support and toast his wife Tiny and her friends –Toya Wright and Kandi Burruss – rap star T.I. made a surprise entrance while stealthly creeping to the back of VIP so she could continue to bask in the spotlight.
During opening remarks, rolling out’s publisher and CEO Munson Steed offers, “The individuals who we are honoring tonight are those we’ve seen grow, inspire and deliver high ratings in television and develop innovative products. We are very proud of the 20 honorees, because each have touched Atlanta and impacted their industries by setting high standards. The Mirror Mirror Beauty Awards honorees are reflections of the greatness that we see when we look out into tonight’s crowd.”
Fantasy hair stylist and custom wig designer Derek J has this to say about his recognition, “When I am recognized and honored, the occasion is always special to me. But, to be honored for my contributions to the beauty industry is fabulous. I am esctatic! It’s something I will cherish.”
Each honoree was bestowed a dazzling personalized shooting star crystal trophy. Check out who was honored and what they were wearing. –yvette caslin