The French designer was synonymous with striped sweaters and Left Bank insouciance.
The music star had launched the collection last February during New York Fashion Week.
Cuts may be coming to Condé Nast.
A recent joint venture between Jared Kushner’s Observer Media Group and Chiu-Ti Jansen, the quarterly title is geared toward wealthy tourists and residents.
Both Lepore and Carlos Falchi, who was also honored, stressed they produce their collections in Manhattan.