In January 2016, Jessica Simpson was honored at the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund and Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship Awards Gala held at the Marriot Marquis Hotel in New York City.
Jessica Simpson wears her blonde hair down at the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship Awards Gala at Marriott Marquis Hotel on January 12, 2016, in New York City
The then 35-year-old footwear designer was joined by her husband Eric Johnson, who looked dapper in a black suit with a crisp white shirt underneath and a pair of leather shoes.
Jessica Simpson and husband Eric Johnson pose together for photos
Her debut studio album, Sweet Kisses, was released in the United States on November 23, 1999, when she was 19-years-old. It sold two million copies in the United States and saw the commercial success of the single “I Wanna Love You Forever”.
Jessica Simpson signs copies of her debut studio album Sweet Kisses
Sweet Kisses peaked at number 25 on the Billboard 200 albums chart and was certified 2× Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Born on July 10, 1980, in Abilene, Texas, she turned 20 on July 10, 2000, and released her second studio album Irresistible on May 25, 2001.
Jessica Simpson celebrates her 20th birthday party in 2000
Jessica Simpson wears an ankle-length black Monique Lhuillier gown
She donned an ankle-length lace dress with sheer cutouts and cap sleeves that accentuated her toned arms.
Jessica Simpson wears her blonde hair down and shows off her peach-hued lipstick
To glam up her look, Jessica accessorized with a selection of gold jewelry by Jacquie Aiche and showed off her pretty toes in Giuseppe Zanotti heels.
Jessica Simpson poses for photos at the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund and Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship Awards Gala
Tony Romo’s ex-girlfriend wore her voluminous blonde tresses over her shoulders and completed her look with soft makeup, including peach blush and lipstick.
Jessica Simpson’s feet in strappy nude Giuseppe Zanotti sandals
Jessica’s Giuseppe Zanotti sandals are made of glossy patent leather and feature a modern minimalist silhouette with three straps, back zip fastenings, and about five-inch heels.
Jessica Simpson displays her feet in nude ankle-strap heels
Giuseppe Zanotti Triple Strap Sandals, $850
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