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Lynda Carter, 70, looks sensational as she attends ceremony at Library of Congress


Lynda Carter, 70, looks sensational in a sequin dress and goes BAREFOOT on the red carpet ahead of ceremony honoring Diane von Furstenberg at the Library of Congress

Lynda Carter showed out in support of Diane von Furstenberg, who was honored with the coveted Ruth Bader Ginsburg Women of Leadership Award during a ceremony held at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. on Friday evening.

The 70-year-old Wonder Woman star flashed a wide smile while posing for a few photos on the event’s red carpet, which she chose to walk barefoot.

Carter slipped into a sensational sequin dress with long sleeves and modest slit up one leg. 

Big night: Lynda Carter showed out in support of Diane von Furstenberg, who was honored with the coveted Ruth Bader Ginsburg Women of Leadership Award during a ceremony held at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. on Friday evening. The 70-year-old Wonder Woman star flashed a wide smile while posing for a few photos on the event's red carpet, which she chose to walk barefoot

Big night: Lynda Carter showed out in support of Diane von Furstenberg, who was honored with the coveted Ruth Bader Ginsburg Women of Leadership Award during a ceremony held at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. on Friday evening. The 70-year-old Wonder Woman star flashed a wide smile while posing for a few photos on the event’s red carpet, which she chose to walk barefoot

The actress also accessorized with several pieces of jewelry that added some extra sparkle to her already eye-catching outfit.

Carter’s lovely brunette locks cascaded onto her shoulders in voluminous curls.

During the star-studded ceremony, she was captured mingling with fellow actor Sylvester Stallone, who looked dapper in a navy blue tuxedo.

Dazzling: Carter slipped into a sensational sequin dress with long sleeves and modest slit up one leg

Dazzling: Carter slipped into a sensational sequin dress with long sleeves and modest slit up one leg 

Catching up: During the star-studded ceremony, she was captured mingling with fellow actor Sylvester Stallone

Catching up: During the star-studded ceremony, she was captured mingling with fellow actor Sylvester Stallone 

The Ruth Bader Ginsburg Women of Leadership Award is bestowed upon women who have dedicated their lives to the betterment of society.

The award was established by the late Supreme Court associate justice, as well as Chairman of the Dwight D. Opperman Foundation, Julie Opperman. 

Past recipients of the distinction are Queen Elizabeth II and philanthropist Agnes Gund. 

Von Furstenberg, 75, issued a statement where she expressed via PR Newswire that she was very grateful to receive the distinction. 

The right qualities: The Ruth Bader Ginsburg Women of Leadership Award is bestowed upon women who have dedicated their lives to the betterment of society. The award was established by the late Supreme Court associate justice, as well as Chairman of the Dwight D. Opperman Foundation, Julie Opperman (pictured)

The right qualities: The Ruth Bader Ginsburg Women of Leadership Award is bestowed upon women who have dedicated their lives to the betterment of society. The award was established by the late Supreme Court associate justice, as well as Chairman of the Dwight D. Opperman Foundation, Julie Opperman (pictured)

Admiration: 'Ruth Bader Ginsburg represents everything I admire. She was the embodiment of justice, strength, and character. To get an award in her name is a great honor,' said Diane, 75, in a statement ahead of Friday's ceremony

Admiration: ‘Ruth Bader Ginsburg represents everything I admire. She was the embodiment of justice, strength, and character. To get an award in her name is a great honor,’ said Diane, 75, in a statement ahead of Friday’s ceremony

‘Ruth Bader Ginsburg represents everything I admire. She was the embodiment of justice, strength, and character. To get an award in her name is a great honor,’ she said.

Opperman herself also noted that she had ‘admired Diane von Furstenberg my entire adult life’ in her own statement.  

The philanthropist also added that she and her collaborators had gained a newfound regard for the fashion industry personality.

‘What I have learned about her as a result of our selection process, I now respect von Furstenberg beyond what words can express,’ she said.

Legend: Opperman herself also noted that she had 'admired Diane von Furstenberg (pictured) my entire adult life' in her own statement

Legend: Opperman herself also noted that she had ‘admired Diane von Furstenberg (pictured) my entire adult life’ in her own statement 

Opperman concluded by noting that the designer ‘serves as an inspiration to all who know her, and to all who will learn about her for generations to come.’ 

David M. Rubenstein made a statement at the event where he expressed that he and his collaborators were proud to bestow the award on the designer.

‘On behalf of the RBG Award Voting Council and Nominating Committee, I congratulate Diane von Furstenberg on this exceptional honor. It is well deserved,’ he said. 

Influential: Opperman stated that Diane 'serves as an inspiration to all who know her, and to all who will learn about her for generations to come'

Influential: Opperman stated that Diane ‘serves as an inspiration to all who know her, and to all who will learn about her for generations to come’

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