NEW YORK — For its 25th anniversary, this year’s American Image Awards promises a roster of all-stars for its black-tie dinner and dance.
The fashion benefit, sponsored by the American Apparel & Footwear Association, will honor Bruce Klatsky, chairman and chief executive officer of Phillips-Van Heusen, with the organization’s Man of the Year Award. Diane Von Furstenberg will receive the Designer of the Year Award, and George Jones, president and ceo of Saks Department Store Group and chief operating officer of Saks Inc., will receive the Retailer of the Year Award. The fashion benefit, for the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation, will take place at 6 p.m. on May 19 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Manhattan.
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?"