Tom Ford won an award for Accessory Brand Launch. “I’ve always wanted an excuse to carry a Judith Leiber bag,” said Tom Ford, as he accepted the accessory-brand-launch trophy—a custom-made crystal-encrusted Leiber minaudière—at the Accessories Council Excellence Awards at Cipriani on Monday night.

Ford and his new clutch were perfectly in tune with the bling-tastic crowd, which included Naomi Watts and honorees Jennifer Lopez, Rachel Zoe, Michael Kors, and Silvia Venturini Fendi. ……..