FGI Night of Stars
The Fashion Group International held its annual Night of Stars gala, titled The Composers, on October 24th at Cipriani 55 Wall Street honoring a stellar list of talent from the worlds of fashion, beauty, design and philanthropy.
The highlight of the event was superstar honoree Rick Owens receiving his award from Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West.
Makeup Artist turned Entrepreneur Gucci Westman received the Beauty Award from VOGUE’s creative director at large Grace Coddington.
And, Nicolas Mirzayantz received the Sustainability Award on behalf of IFF from Architect /Designer William McDonough.
FGI President Maryanne Grisz stated, “We are so excited to have such accomplished and diverse presenters to join Fashion Group in honoring this year’s extraordinary group of honorees who represent any points of view and approaches in today modern industry, all with vision, craft and intention.”
Other award winners and presenters included:
TRAILBLAZER AWARD: Iman Presenter: Laverne Cox
FASHION STAR: Brandon Maxwell Presenter: Nina Garcia
BRAND HERITAGE: Jonathan Adler Presenter: Nell Campbell
INTERIOR DESIGN: Delphine Krakoff Presenter: Martha Stewart
FASHION LEGEND: Ralph Rucci Presenter: Harold Koda
HUMANITARIAN AWARD: Donna Karan Presenter: Christy Turlington-Burns
VIP guests included: Helen Aboah, Deeda Blair, Carlos Campos, Francisco Costa, Jamie Drake, Simon Doonan, Ken Downing, Linda Fargo, Nick Graham, Susan Gutfreund, Stan Herman, Reed Krakoff, Marylou Luther, Fern Mallis, Roopal Patel, Ruben Toldeo, Julie Wainwright, Vera Wang, David Neville Dionisio Ferenc, Frederic Pinault, Diane Clehane, Meredith Schott, Walter Harvin, Eric Dalbo, Lori Singer and Jesse Kain.
Sponsors included: Hearst Magazines, American Airlines, International Flavors and Fragrances, Movado Group Foundation and Arcade Beauty