Rising Star 2007

FGI salutes eight outstanding individuals recognized for innovation, creativity and accomplishment in Accessories, Beauty/Fragrance Corporate, Beauty/Fragrance Entrepreneur, Home/Interior Design, Fine Jewelry, Men's Apparel, Retail, Women's Apparel.

The FGI annual luncheon is a celebration that honors and supports the creativity and business acumen of the emerging young talents, destined to ensure the growth and future of the fashion and fashion-related industries.

These awards are very much in keeping with the FGI mission to promote the advancement of both new and seasoned professionals in the fashion industries. Developed in 1997, The Rising Stars Awards honors individuals who are up-and-coming style-makers. The awards recognize the extraordinary talent and drive of those who can capture imaginations and flourish in the ever-more complex fashion world.

The Fashion Group International presented

JANUARY 25, 2007
11:30 am - Reception
12 noon-2:00 pm - Luncheon & Awards Ceremony

Trianon Ballroom
1335 Avenue of the Americas

Keynote Speaker: JOSEPH ABBOUD

FGI Rising Stars Awards were presented in these Categories:

award presenter: Donna Kalajian Lagani
winner: Margret Karner - Massivesilver, Inc
Beauty/Fragrance Corporate
award presenter: Jane Larkworthy
winner: Shirley Dong - Avon
Beauty/Fragrance Entrepreneur
award presenter: Sonia Kashuk
winner: Dr. Steven Victor - Victor Cosmeceuticals
Home/Interior Design
award presenter:
Jamie Drake
winner: David Ashen - D-ash Design

Fine Jewelry

award presenter: Gerard Yosca
winner: Coomi Bhasin - Coomi
Men's Apparel
award presenter:
Robert Bryan
winner: Duncan Quinn - DQ, LLC

award presenter: Nicole Fischelis
winner: Fraser Conlon - Amaridian
Women's Apparel
award presenter: Carolina Herrera
winner: Lyn Devon - Lyn Devon, LLC

Sponsored by:   TARGET    Cosmopolitan   Solstiss/Bucol   
Awards generously provided by: Movado

For more information on the 10th Annual Rising Stars Awards, please contact the FGI special events department at (212) 302-5511.