Let the campaigns begin for the Dallas Fashion Awards. Voting on 38 nominees in 13 categories will take place at the Women’s and Children’s Apparel and Accessories Market here, Aug. 15 to 19. Winners will be announced at a black-tie gala, to be held Oct. 26 in the Great Hall of the International Apparel Mart. In Style magazine will receive the Fashion Excellence Award. There will also be a runway presentation of Levi-Strauss denim jackets — customized by the finalists and celebrities — and accessories from the Fashion Group International, all of which will be auctioned for charity. Here, a look at the nominees.

This story first appeared in the July 25, 2002 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.