Now that Lady Gaga‘s busy taking her career to faraway galaxies, she’s understandably no longer concerned with gracing the cover of magazines that still deal with the happenings here on Planet Earth. So who would she like to forfeit her latest Glamour cover to, if her powers included time reversal as well as hover three feet above the earth’s surface? None other than almost-Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was one of honorees at Glamour‘s Women of the Year awards last night.
The magazine normally waits until December before naming the year’s top ladies, but Yousafzai and her controversial Peace Prize nomination meant the obvious move was for Glamour EIC Cindi Lieve to shift it to November before the buzz died down. The 16-year-old Pakistani education activist could have appeared more at odds with the Awards Honoree’s wedding cake stripper shoes and space-age Marie Antoinette stage makeup, and while Yousafzai spoke eloquently of the power of the pen over the gun, Gaga delivered a rambling monologue that touched upon bullying and the artificial beauty of her recent cover. The award means Yousafzai’s Malala Fund will get cash money from the Women of the Year Fund.
Other honorees included Barbra Streisand, Carissa Moore, Melinda Gates and former-congresswoman Gabby Giffords. And then are those who deserve honorable mentions for their fine choice of fashaans. Lily Collins was her gothic sylph-like self in nude Julian McDonald, Karlie Kloss was a person you wouldn’t want to stand next to in Oscar de la Renta, and Lena Dunham showed up in this mesh Theyskens dress with odd elasticized sleeves that we kind of don’t hate too much. But for real glamor it’s a tie between Liya Kebede and the inimitable Iman, who did a glamorous exposed bra and a glamorous pant suit respectively. See all the looks below.
this is some kind of spaceship or something.