The women of 'Twilight' reunite for one very special evening

It was a big night for the ladies of Twilight! The film's leading ladies reunited for the 23rd annual Elle Women in Hollywood Awards at the Four Seasons hotel in Los Angeles on Monday. Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Anna Kendrick, Nikki Reed and the film's director Catherine Hardwicke came together under one room at the event, sponsored by L'Oréal Paris, to honor women leading the way in Hollywood.

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Kristen Stewart was honored by friend and Twilight co-star Dakota Fanning Photo: Michael Kovac/Getty Images for ELLE

Kristen was honored by co-star and BFF Dakota. As the 22-year-old presented Kristen with an award, she became emotional talking about their friendship and the 26-year-old's success. The recently single actress also noted how Kristen has "held my hair back and talked me through heartbreak."

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"For the last seven years I had a front row seat to all of her films, but also to watch her excitement when she is preparing for a project that she truly believes in," Dakota, who flew to L.A. to share the night with her friend, said before becoming choked up. "This year alone, we have seen her transform seamlessly from character to character, I think four times, and all I can say is I am grateful for that front row seat."

Anna Kendrick was also honored during the ceremony Photo: Michael Kovac/Getty Images for ELLE

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She continued: "Kristen you endlessly inspire me. I admire the strength and bravery you share with us on screen. But, most of all, I admire the woman I have watched you become. I admire your fierce loyalty to those you love. I admire limitless curiosity and limitless creativity. I'm so proud of you. I am so glad to call you one of my best friends in this world. You are my sister forever."

Elle featured eight women including Amy Adams and Lupita Nyong'o in their Women in Hollywood issue Photo: Michael Kovac/Getty Images for ELLE

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Kristen and Dakota's co-star Anna Kendrick was honored by Ben Affleck, who spoke about the 31-year-old's "witty tweets and sharp intellect." Nikki Reed, who starred in all three of the franchise's films, spent some quality time with director Catherine Hardwicke inside the star-studded evening as well.

Kristen and Anna were among the magazine's eight November cover stars which also included Amy Adams, Kathy Bates, Aja Naomi King, Helen Mirren, Felicity Jones and Lupita Nyong'o.

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