HOT TICKET: AMERICAN APPAREL & FOOTWEAR GALA
The American Apparel & Footwear Association, Host Alan Cumming, Fashion Manufacturing Initiative (FMI), part of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, and Honorees Andrew Rosen, Founder and CEO of Theory, Person of the Year; Marc Fisher Footwear, Company of the Year; Stuart Vevers, Executive Creative Director of Coach, Inc., Designer of the Year; Nick Graham, Founder of Joe Boxer, Fashion Maverick; and Ed Nardoza, Editor-in-Chief of WWD, Lifetime Achievement.
Celebrities, fashion icons, and industry influencers to celebrate innovation, raise awareness for charity partner, Fashion Manufacturing Initiative (FMI), part of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, which is committed to preserving garment manufacturing in New York. The American Image Awards draws hundreds of apparel and footwear executives, industry influencers, fashion icons, and celebrities to its red carpet event.
Confirmed red carpet VIPs and celebrities include: Cynthia Rowley, Designer; Kenneth Cole, Designer; Max Baucus, Former U.S. Ambassador to China; Stacey Bendet Eisner, Founder of Alice + Olivia; Michelle Smith, Founder of Milly; Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney; and Bill Nye, “The Science Guy”.