Fashion Group International Announces 2023 Rising Star Awards Finalists

Style Group Worldwide Publicizes 2023 Rising Star Awards Finalists

Style trade advocacy group and profession incubator Style Group Worldwide (FGI) has revealed its official 2023 Rising Star Awards finalists with a brand new slate of inclusive trend, magnificence, and associated classes. The twenty seventh annual ceremony – a ticketed, crimson carpet luncheon – is ready to happen in New York Metropolis on Could 8, 2023, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers.

“It’s our honor to welcome the style trade to the FGI Rising Star Awards every year as we collect to rejoice a few of the most promising new skills within the trend, magnificence, and enterprise sectors,” stated Maryanne Grisz, FGI President and CEO. “FGI has all the time sought to assist the trade and our members, whether or not well-established or rising expertise. Over time, previous FGI Rising Star honorees have risen to grow to be a few of the main voices within the enterprise, and I can’t wait to cheer on our finalists of their subsequent successes.”

2023 Finalists


Andrew Kwon, Andrew Kwon

Bach Mai, Bach Mai

Kate Barton, Kate Barton 

Terry Singh, Terry Singh

Manuel Tiscareño, Tiscareno 

Prepared-to-Put on

Autumn Adeigbo, Autumn Adeigbo

Stephen Mikhail, Atelier Cillian

Kelsey and Cassidy Tucker, Deviate

Marrisa Wilson, Marrisa Wilson New York

Alex and Michael Toccin, Toccin


Marusya Tamboura and Burkindy, Jahnkoy

Nicholas Raefski, Nicholas Raefski

Joseph DeAcetis, Potro

Teddy von Ranson, Teddy von Ranson

Magnificence Entrepreneur

Stephanie Miklosvary, Fortunate Chick

Michael and Diana Wilson, Saints & Sinners Haircare

Raquel Riley Thomas, Raquel Riley Thomas Magnificence

Equipment – Onerous and Delicate Items Classes

Celia Torvisco, Celia Torvisco

Chris Donovan, Chris Donovan Footwear

Jennifer Rose Smail, Cuddigan Leather-based

Megan Key Campos & Nick Lucio, Oncept

Rowell Concepcion, Binata Millinery

Metri Holliday,Metri Holliday LLC

Lei Li / Yiren Zhou, Monsecret New York

Tremendous Jewellery

Hakan Orrling, Arild 

Burkindy, Burkindy

Ritika Ravi, Ivar Jewellery

Maika Rivera Tanpoco and Melizza Jaune Tanpoco, Jaune Pearls


Collab Title: Jared Jewelers x NBA Cleveland Cavaliers “Junkyard Canine Chain”

Dan Hines, Advertising and marketing Director, Jared

Collab Title: Wolverine 1000 Mile x Previous Rip Van Winkle

Scott Schoessel, VP, International Advertising and marketing – Wolverine, Bates & Hytest, Wolverine Worldwide

Collab Title: AMER_ICAN and numerous designers

Vesna Cremona, Founder, AMER_ICAN

FGI Particular Awards for 2023

The Hilldun Enterprise Innovation Award

Recognizing Marcelo Guimarães and Jordana Guimarães, Fashinnovation

FGI Rising Star Entrepreneur of the 12 months

Recognizing Kimberly Carney, The Wires

The annual awards occasion, now in its twenty seventh yr, is a crucial extension of FGI’s ongoing mission to attach and assist the worldwide trend diaspora with very important profession sources and connections for long run success. In lots of instances, the competitors presents first time model publicity for finalists. As a way to be nominated, members should not have been in enterprise longer than six years. Previous Rising Star Awards winners have gone on to nice acclaim and success, together with Jason Wu, Tory Burch, Joseph Altuzarra, Phillip Lim, Brandon Maxwell, Thom Brown, Bond No. 9, Warby Parker, Dylan Lauren of Dylan’s Sweet Bar, and Jennifer Fleiss and Jennifer Hyman of Hire the Runway, to call a number of.

Main as much as the occasion, FGI will fete the finalists at a pre-awards get together on April 4 at Sartoria Studio made-to-measure haberdashery in Soho, situated at 65-69 West Houston Avenue in New York.

2023 FGI Rising Star Awards Sponsors embody Hilldun Company

Confirmed RSVP required for occasion entry and on-site protection.

When: Could 8, 2023, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The place: The Lighthouse, Pier Sixty-One on the Hudson

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Based in 1928 by a gaggle of seventeen ladies leaders, with authentic charters together with Helena Rubenstein, Eleanor Roosevelt, Edith Head, and different famend trend icons, Style Group Worldwide (FGI) was established as an trade discussion board for profession development. At present, the non-profit group stays devoted to connecting and supporting trend professionals at each stage, from startups to seasoned professionals. By offering entry, schooling, and connection, FGI seeks to spark creativity, gasoline innovation, and advance the enterprise of trend.

FGI maintains a headquarters in New York Metropolis, chapters in quite a few areas worldwide, and a roster of over 5,000 energetic members in trend and associated design sectors together with attire, equipment, magnificence, retail, and way of life. Important member advantages provided to FGI members embody ongoing skilled improvement alternatives, boards for dialogue and networking, market insights, mentorship alternatives with trade leaders, enterprise directories and sources, and high-profile occasion platforms for skilled recognition.

The Style Group Basis is the philanthropic arm of Style Group Worldwide and is devoted to nurturing the style expertise of tomorrow by means of schooling, scholarships, internships, and profession counseling providers. The FGI Basis additionally promotes charitable partnerships and impactful public service initiatives.

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