Karl Lagerfeld, Vera Wang walk the red carpet at WWD Honors (17 images)

The fashion community came together to celebrate Karl Lagerfeld's career at the second annual WWD Honors at the Pierre Hotel in New York City on October 24. Karl Lagerfeld was awarded the John B. Fairchild Honor which was named in memory of WWD's former chairman and editorial director. Ralph Lauren was last year's recipient. Photos by John Angelillo/UPI
Updated: Oct. 25, 2017 at 11:45 AM
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Karl Lagerfeld arrives on the red carpet at the 2017 WWD Honors at The Pierre Hotel on Tuesday in New York City. The designer is being honored with the John B. Fairchild Honor.
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Karl Lagerfeld is being recognized for his contributions to the fashion industry over the 60 years of his career. Lagerfeld is most known for his work with Chanel, Fendi and his namesake brand.
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Lily-Rose Depp (L) and Karl Lagerfeld arrive on the red carpet. Depp has been close with Lagerfeld since she was 8 and is now one of the new spokesmodels for Chanel.
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Depp has said of Lagerfeld, "He's really somebody who has managed to evolve but never stray from this level of artistry and precision, but at the same time he's never done the same thing twice."
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Depp said, "My first memory of Chanel was probably when I was still in diapers, going into my mom's closet and picking out her Chanel heels and her dresses and stuff, even though I was swimming in them."
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Vera Wang arrives on the red carpet. Wang was the recipient of France's National Order of the Legion of Honor, the country's highest civilian distinction, earlier this year.
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Anna Sui arrives on the red carpet. Sui received an honorary degree from the New School this past May.
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