Some 14 companies or individuals were recognized in the fields of apparel, accessories, retail, beauty and interior design at Fashion Group International of Chicago’s fifth annual Rising Stars awards. The event was held last month at the city’s Ivy Room. The award winners in their respective categories were:
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"