FEMMY HONOREES: The Underfashion Club Inc. will celebrate its 50th anniversary at the Femmy Gala 2008 Awards with a star-studded cast of honorees.
The cocktail dinner-dance on Feb. 5 at Cipriani on 42nd Street in Manhattan will be hosted by actress Debi Mazar, who made her film debut as Ray Liotta’s mistress in “Goodfellas,” and appears in HBO’s hit series “Entourage.”
Honorees include model Elle Macpherson, creative director of Elle Macpherson Intimates at Bendon USA Inc.; Helen McCluskey, group president of intimate apparel and swimwear at Warnaco Inc., and William Dillard 3rd, vice president and general merchandise manager of cosmetics, accessories and intimate apparel at Dillard’s Department Stores. Cotton Inc. president and chief executive officer J. Berrye Worsham will accept his company’s award.
An Innovation Award will be disclosed that evening.
The Femmy Awards honor individuals and companies that have significantly contributed to the intimate apparel industry. The event also is a vehicle that enables the Underfashion Club to support its extensive scholarship, awards, internship and grants programs. The 2008 Femmys will again feature a student design contest exhibiting intimate apparel designs of students of the Fashion Institute of Technology.