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The Femmy’s

THE FEMMYS: Over 800 executives of the intimate apparel, textile and retail fields turned out for the 2003 Femmy Awards gala cocktail and dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel last week. The event was hosted by the Underfashion Club.<br><br>Three...

THE FEMMYS: Over 800 executives of the intimate apparel, textile and retail fields turned out for the 2003 Femmy Awards gala cocktail and dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel last week. The event was hosted by the Underfashion Club.

Three executives received the Venus de Milo-inspired Femmy statuette for their contributions to the fashion apparel industries and their community service: Phyllis Gorell, intimate apparel buyer at Kohl’s Department Stores; Steven McCracken, president of DuPont Textiles & Interiors, and David Welsch, president of Cupid Foundations Inc.

Receiving the Femmy Lifetime Achievement Award were Norma Reinhardt, a vice president emeritus of the Underfashion Club and former executive vice president of marketing at Westchester Lace, and Sheila Solomon, a vice president emeritus of the Underfashion Club and national sales and merchandising manager of Priamo Designs Inc.