On Thursday night in Brooklyn, Katy Perry was the recipient of the Inspiration Award at the 10th annual DVF Awards, held this year at the Brooklyn Museum. But Perry, in her acceptance speech, still made a point of keeping things light.
“I put the ‘con’ in confidence,” she joked once she reached the podium to accept her award. “And I’m very nervous because my Spanx have ridden all the way up my thigh in such a way that…
“Anyway,” she laughed. “The goddess energy in this room is undeniable.”
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And indeed, the powerful women who attended the DVF Awards this year — Diane von Furstenberg herself; the award recipients Professor Anita Hill, Hadeel Mustafa Anabtawi, Nadia Murad and Susan Burton; presenters Gloria Steinem, Julia Stiles, Arianna Huffington and Allison Williams, and performers Chloe and Halle Bailey — contributed to a larger-than-life feeling in the air. Each woman spoke about what they were working on; Stiles, marking the 20th anniversary of her breakout