Beatles child Stella McCartney may have been named Designer of the Year at this year’s VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards, but it was her father who stole the show. Paul McCartney surprised his daughter at the fashion awards on Friday night, presenting her with the designer award for her work at Chloe. The former Beatles singer received a standing ovation from the audience.
Also bringing the high-fashion audience to its feet at the Theater at Madison Square Garden was Godfather of Soul James Brown, who joined singer Lenny Kravitz on stage to perform “Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag.”
The in fashion at this year’s show, broadcast on VH1, was leather.
Also popular this year: A no-tie look for presenters Dylan McDermott and Christian Slater; pants suits for Chloe Sevigny (Best Female Celebrity Style) and Macy Gray (Most Fashionable Artist, Female); and beads for “Law & Order’s” Angie Harmon and Versace Award winner Jennifer Lopez.
The winners at the 2000 VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards:
Celebrity Style, Female: Chloe Sevigny Celebrity Style, Male: Jude Law Most Fashionable Artist, Male: Enrique Iglesias Most Fashionable Artist, Female: Macy Gray Avant Garde Designer: Nicolas Ghesquiere for Balenciaga Model of the Year: Carmen Kass Designer of the Year: Stella McCartney Most Stylish Video: “Ex-Girlfriend” by No Doubt Visionary Video: “Stand Inside Your Love” by Smashing Pumpkins Versace Award: Jennifer Lopez
The Associated Press contributed to this report.