Cleaned up but fresh off the highway from his cross-country hitchhiking trip, John Waters was hanging with a much more refined crowd this week -- the starlets and fashionistas at the 2012 Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards.
Waters accepted a big prize at Monday's event in New York City on behalf of his friend Johnny Depp.
Depp was awarded the Fashion Icon prize. While accepting it, Waters called the actor "the star who made dirty hair fashionable." (Depp couldn't attend the event because he was filming "The Lone Ranger.")
Waters himself is regarded as something of a fashionista. This recent LA Weekly