Adam Katz Sinding - Self-Taught + Self-Motivated. Adam Katz Sinding was born on 3th of May 1983 in San Francisco, CA, and raised in Tacoma, WA. Living in Seattle, WA from 2001-2010, and a 6 month period in Paris, France, he now resides in Brooklyn, NY.
The Italian fashion house's creative director won the accolade at the ceremony at London's Berkeley Square Gardens, where some of the world's most glamorous women were in attendance.
Kylie Minogue stole the show by winning Entrepreneur of the Year and Woman of the Year and looked stunning in a black simple dress and animal print pashmina.
The British designer insists it is fine to follow the latest trends, but warns fashion lovers must give their clothing a twist to ensure they stand out form the crowd.
She said: "Style it your way. Add accessories, roll up a sleeve or turn up a collar. Create a unique look. Mix a couple of pieces with your own existing wardrobe.
"Choose a statement piece by wearing the prints or embroidered pieces alone to give them breathing space."