Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

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Aerin Lauder and Prabal Gurung
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

Aerin Lauder and Prabal Gurung

Alexandra Besnard of Firmenich
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

Alexandra Besnard of Firmenich

The lovely ladies of Arcade Beauty
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

The lovely ladies of Arcade Beauty

Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

Bobbi Brown, Linda Wells Aerin Lauder, and Prabal Gurung
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

Bobbi Brown, Linda Wells Aerin Lauder, and Prabal Gurung

Cate Powell of MAC Cosmetics, Finalist
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

Cate Powell of MAC Cosmetics, Finalist

Claudia Li, PrabalGurung and Alejandra Alonso Rojas
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

Claudia Li, PrabalGurung and Alejandra Alonso Rojas

Estee Lauder
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

Estee Lauder

Firmenich
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

Firmenich

Firmenich
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

Firmenich

The winners of FGI Rising Stars
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

The winners of FGI Rising Stars

Holly Riddel, Finalist
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

Holly Riddel, Finalist

Isabel & Ruben Toledo
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

Isabel & Ruben Toledo

Linda Wells and Bobbi Brown
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

Linda Wells and Bobbi Brown

Linda Wells and Kia Ragland of  Smashbox
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

Linda Wells and Kia Ragland of Smashbox

Tiffany Mezzone, Lisa Lori and Trisha Dalton
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

Tiffany Mezzone, Lisa Lori and Trisha Dalton

Margaret Hayes, Bobbi Brown, Isabel & Ruben Toledo
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

Margaret Hayes, Bobbi Brown, Isabel & Ruben Toledo

Margaret Hayes & Whoopi Goldberg
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

Margaret Hayes & Whoopi Goldberg

Mark Veeder
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

Mark Veeder

Michael Clinton Zanna, Roberts Rassi of Milk Makeup
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

Michael Clinton Zanna, Roberts Rassi of Milk Makeup

The lovely ladies of Parlux
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

The lovely ladies of Parlux

Givaudan
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

Givaudan

Key Note Spearker, 
Whoopi Goldberg
Fashion Group International: Rising Star Awards at Cipriani

Key Note Spearker, Whoopi Goldberg

New York … January 26, 2017 The Fashion Group International presented the 20th Annual Rising Star Awards at Cipriani 42nd Street on Thursday, January 26, 2017. This year, FGI celebrated two decades of recognizing the extraordinary accomplishments of emerging talents in fashion, beauty and related industries for their creativity and vision. Red carpet arrivals and the pre-awards reception began at 11:15 followed by the luncheon and award ceremony.   Award winning comedian, actress, author and television host Whoopi Goldberg delivered the keynote address and received The Spirit of Rising Star Award. Lead sponsor for the event was Hearst Magazines. Sponsors were Saks Fifth Avenue and Hilldun Corporation. Please see the list below for the winners (names are bold in each category).

 

Fine Jewelry

Presenter: Amanda Weiner Alagem

64 Facets, INC                                    Gourav Soni

Dana Bronfman                                Dana Bronfman WINNER

Meredith Marks                                 Meredith Marks

Misahara Jewelry                               Lepa Galeb-Roskopp

 

Accessories

Presenter: Neil Blumenthal

Aimee Kestenberg                               Aimee Kestenberg

Allison Mitchell, LLC                      Allison Mitchell WINNER

Freida Rothman                                  Freida Rothman

From the Road                                    Susan Easton

Heather Hubbard                               MR.

Samuel Hubbard Shoe Company     Bruce R. Katz

Tarryn Simone, LLC                           Tarryn Simone

 

Beauty Corporate

Presenter: Linda Wells

Firmenich                                            Alexandra Besnard Ma

MAC Cosmetics                                 Cate Powell

Smashbox Cosmetics                        Kia Ragland WINNER

IFF                                                      Chiaki Nomura

 

Beauty Entrepreneur

Presenter: Bobbi Brown

Artis                                                                Matthew Waitesmith

Farmacy                                                          Mark Veeder

Hot House Beauties by Isabel Toledo      Isabel Toledo, Ruben Toledo WINNERS

Milk Makeup                                                 Zanna Roberts Rassi

Strange Love NYC                                        Elizabeth Gaynes

The Riddel Group LLC.                                 Holly Riddel

 

Home Furnishings – Product Innovation

Presenter: Aerin Lauder

Apparatus                                          Gabriel Hendifar, Jeremy Anderson WINNER

Roll & Hill                                             Jason Miller

Yield                                                    Andrew Deming, Rachel Gant

 

Retail

Presenter: Julie Wainwright, The RealReal

Bandier                                            Jennifer Bandier WINNER

byREVEAL                                        Megan Berry

S’well                                                 Sarah Kauss

 

Menswear

Presenter: Eric Jennings, Saks Fifth Avenue

David Hart                                          David Hart

Garciavelez                                         Carlos Garciavelez

Peyman Umay LLC                          Peyman Umay WINNERS

Stephen F                                            Stephen Ferber

 

Womenswear

Presenter: Prabal Gurung

Alejandra Alonso Rojas                   Alejandra Alonso Rojas

Claudia Li                                         Claudia Li (BOTH WINNERS)

Jeffrey Dodd                                       Jeffrey Dodd

Ji Oh                                                   Ji Oh

Protagonist                                          Georgia Lazzaro

Romeo Hunte NY                               Romeo Hunte

Wai Ming                                            Emily Brady Koplar

 

 

The winner of the Hilldun Business Innovation Award was Gwynnie Bee/Christine Hunsicker