For nearly four decades, Fashion Group International has welcomed celebrities and luminaries of the fashion and entertainment worlds to walk the red carpet for the annual FGI Night of Stars event, complete with cocktail hour, seated dinner, and high-profile awards ceremony.
The star-studded Fashion Group International (FGI) Night of Stars gala and awards ceremony will return for its 38th edition on October 13, 2022.
In its 38th year, with its return to buzzy venue Casa Cipriani at Cipriani South Street, FGI Night of Stars promises to bring even more glamour and energy to one of the crowning events of the New York City social calendar.
This year FGI is set to honor the following “Artists and Icons:”
SUPERSTAR Award: Michael Kors
FASHION STAR Award: Christian Siriano
BEAUTY Award: Sharon Chuter/UOMA Beauty
HUMANITARIAN Award: Prabal Gurung
RETAIL Award: LoveShackFancy
TRAILBLAZER Award: Dionne Warwick
SUSTAINABILITY Award: Firmenich
FASHION ORACLE Award: Elvis Presley
Maryanne Grisz, FGI President and CEO: “From the beginning, Fashion Group International has always nurtured and celebrated professional excellence and outstanding achievement in our field. It is our honor to gather our peers, members, and supporters to recognize this year’s FGI Night of Stars honorees, each a stand-out artist and an icon using their platform to create, to inspire, and to effect change.”
Past FGI Night of Stars Superstar Awards honorees have included Tommy Hilfiger, Rick Owens, Diane Von, Furstenberg, Donna Karan, Dries Van Noten, Marc Jacobs, Carolina Herrera, Riccardo Tisci, Giorgio Armani, and Valentino, as well as presenters and honorees, Anna Sui, Iman, Laverne Cox, Martha Stewart, Olivier Rousteing, Nicki Minaj, Kim Kardashian and more.
FGI Night of Stars ticket proceeds will support the organization’s mission to connect, support, and empower members across the fashion, beauty, lifestyle, and retail sectors around the globe, through a range of educational and mentorship programs, signature events, networking opportunities, business resources, and philanthropic partnerships.
The event is sponsored by: Hearst Magazines, International Flavors and Fragrances, and FTD
ABOUT FASHION GROUP INTERNATIONAL
Founded in 1928 by a group of 17 women leaders, with original charters including Helena Rubenstein, Eleanor Roosevelt, Edith Head, and other renowned fashion icons, Fashion Group International (FGI) was established as an industry forum for career advancement. Today, the non-profit organization remains dedicated to connecting and supporting fashion professionals at every level, from startups to seasoned professionals. By providing access, education, and connection, FGI seeks to spark creativity, fuel innovation, and advance the business of fashion.
FGI maintains a headquarters in New York City, chapters in 26 regions worldwide, and a roster of over 5,000 active members in fashion and related design sectors including apparel, accessories, beauty, retail, and lifestyle. Vital member benefits offered to FGI members include ongoing professional development opportunities, forums for discussion and networking, market insights, mentorship opportunities with industry leaders, business directories and resources, and high-profile event platforms for professional recognition.
The Fashion Group Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Fashion Group International and is dedicated to nurturing the fashion talent of tomorrow through education, scholarships, internships, and career counseling services. The FGI Foundation also promotes charitable partnerships and impactful public service initiatives that enable fashion industry professionals to give back at the local, national, and international levels.