2011 Glamour Women of the Year Awards Red Carpet Dresses

Women from all walks of life hit the red carpet for the 21st annual women of the year awards.

At NYC’s Carnegie Hall, women of all ages were honored by Glamour magazine. The event was dedicated to selected women who embodied not only glamour but also the courage and strength to be truly powerful individuals.

Former U.S secretary of state Condoleezza Rice was among the many presenters of the evening who gave an inspiration speech about the honorees.

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Condoleezza Rice at Glamour 2011 Women of the Year Awards

There was even a surprise appearance by Jennifer Aniston. The actress, who wasn’t expected to show up, presented an award to friend / comedian Chelsea Handler. Aniston took audience members by surprise when she made a declaration of love for Handler.

“I rarely comment on my personal life, but I am here to tell you that I am madly in love… I’m madly in love with the one and only Chelsea Handler,” said Jennifer Aniston!

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Chelsea Handler at Glamour Women of the Year Awards

However Jen wasn’t the only one showing support for the After Lately star, Reese Witherspoon called her “ One of the most supportive friends I have.”

The multi-talented Jennifer Lopez was among the many who accepted the “Women of the Year Award”. Fellow honorees included former First Lady Laura Bush, actress Lea Michele, and designer Tory Burch.

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Jennifer Lopez at Glamour Women of the Year Awards

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Jessica Alba and Tory Burch at Glamour Women of the Year Awards

We at “First Class Fashionista” would like to congratulate all the fabulous women on their accomplishments!

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