Actress Blanca Suárez received the Maja de los Goya Award from Carrera y Carrera during an exclusive dinner in her honor that served as a tribute to elegance, women, and film. The actress was given a unique ring in the shape of popcorn, crafted in yellow gold contrasting with a sophisticated white gold exterior and pavé of diamonds. This piece, valued at more than 25,000 Euros, has only been worn by Lydia Bosch, last year's winner, and by Goya Toledo who won the first edition of the award.
The third edition of this award took place in the spectacular home of antiquarian Lorenzo del Castillo and welcomed numerous personalities from the world of film, such as Enrique González-Macho, President of the Spanish Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Vice-president Judith Colell; the actersses Marisa Paredes, Cayetana Guillén-Cuervo, Irene Visedo, Alba García, and Aída Folch; the Princess of Ligne, the Dukes of Seville, the Duchess of Fernandina, designer Elena Benarroch, Mar Flores and her husband, Javier Merino, Boris Izaguirre, and Carmen Lomana, among others.
The Maja de los Goya Award was created in 2010 by Carrera y Carrera in association with the Spanish Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; it is a show of support for the culture of our country, and above all recognition of its reason for being: women. A Carrera y Carrera woman, extraordinairy, beautiful, and passionate, who inspires our team to create new and astonishing collections every year.
The jury for the third edition of the Maja Award was comprised of editors from the most influential women’s magazines, fashion directors, social press, and the most famous bloggers. Many of the guests selected Carrera y Carrera jewels for the occasion: Blanca Suárez, the Maja; Cayetana Guillén-Cuervo, Irene Visedo, Alba García, Aida Folch, and Judith Colell.