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FASHION GROUP INTERNATIONAL HONORS RISING STAR AWARD WINNERS

The hourlong awards event featured a bevy of big-name designers.

By Rosemary Feitelberg
Dec 17, 2020

Under normal circumstances, a city-stopping snowstorm could lead to no-shows, last-minute cancellations and late arrivals. But none of the above were factors at the Fashion Group International’s Rising Star awards Thursday, which were held virtually for the first time.

Weather, like travel, were non-issues for numerous attendees, who watched Aknvas’ Christian Juul Nielsen and Epperson’s Rodney Epperson share the Womenswear award. After Anna Sui named the winners, Epperson chalked up his win to perseverance. Nielsen then followed up with his own thanks, adding that designers such as himself need support now more than ever. “FGI was founded by 17 women who banded together to support and promote the role of women in the industry,” he said, noting that he created his company to meet a similar goal of empowerment for women.

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FASHION GROUP INTERNATIONAL PRESENTS AN INSPIRATIONAL AWARDS BROADCAST

The hourlong awards event featured a bevy of big-name designers.

By Karen Alberg Grossman
Dec 18, 2020

Important events done virtually are no easy task so kudos to Fashion Group International (FGI) for pulling off such a terrific show yesterday afternoon. In fact, the 24th Annual Rising Star Awards live broadcast was filled with wisdom, dedication, and inspiration, leaving viewers with a real sense of optimism that the fashion/beauty/retail industries are in good hands.

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