2013 January 7
FGI Announces 2013 Rising Star Award Nominees
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(NEW YORK) The next crop of FGI Rising Star Award finalists has been revealed; did your favorite burgeoning talents make the cut? In the women's ready-to-wear realm, candidates include Rolando Santana, Nellie Partow, Honor's Giovanna Randall, and Loris Diran. For the blokes, honorees in the menswear category include Andrew Charles' Andy Hilfiger, Tim Coppens, and Todd Snyder; accouterment designers include Phoebe and Annette Stephens of Anndra Neen, Cornelia Guest, and Freda Salvador designers Cristina Palomo-Nelson and Megan Papay, while the retail category includes the brains behind Fivestory, Birchbox, Moda Operandi, and Shen Beauty. Other categories include fine jewelry, fragrance corporate, fragrance entrepreneur, and home-interior design.
This year's wins will be unveiled at the 2013 Awards ceremony, held at Cipriani 42nd Street and featuring Ralph Rucci as keynote speaker, plus presenters like Derek Lam, Saks exec Terron Schaefer, Allure editor-in-chief Linda Wells, and PAPER's Mickey Boardman. As for a new addition to the FGI Rising Star Award lineup: the first-ever Karen Harvey Business Innovator Award will be unveiled, named after Karen Harvey, whose business, the Karen Harvey Consulting Group, is a sponsor of the Rising Star Awards, avec InStyle and Saks Fifth Avenue. Read on for the full slew of noms!
Giovanna Randall, Honor
Vengsarkar Budhu, Gavaskar
Andy Hilfiger, Andrew Charles
Ariel and Shimon Ovadia, Ovadia & Sons
Phoebe and Annette Stephens, Anndra Neen
Soteria Kontis, Dixie Dunbar Studio
Megan Papay and Cristina Palomo-Nelson, Freda Salvador,
Emanuela Frattini Magnusson, Manu
Johan Ringdal, Swims
Jenny Klatt and Stephanie Wynne Lalin, Jemma Wynne
Amaia and Yolanda Torrubia, Torrubia & Torrubia
Claire Distenfeld, Fivestory
Hayley Barna and Katie Beauchamp, Birchbox
Áslaug Magnúsdóttir and Lauren Santo Domingo, Moda Operandi
Jessica Richards and Julie Stringer, Shen Beauty
Gustavo Carmona Muñoz, Materia Arquitectónica
Lindsey Adelman, Lindsey Adelman Studio
Rachel Laxer, Rachel Laxer Interiors
Carlos Huber, Arquiste Parfumeur
Julie Macklowe, Vbeaute
Tony Perez and Meredith Waga, Belle Fleur New York
Katharine L’Heureux, Kahina Giving Beauty
Lisa Hoffman, Lisa Hoffman Beauty
Joseph Quartana, Six Scents Parfums
Fragrance Corporate Award
Alana Hawawini, Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.
Yadira Perez, Mane USA
Ruhi Patil, IFF
Samantha Giordano, NARS Cosmetics
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