The 2010 Femmy Awards is scheduled for Feb. 2 at Cipriani at 42nd Street in Manhattan.
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Hosted by The Underfashion Club, an intimate apparel industry organization dedicated to education, the cocktail and dinner gala will bestow five awards to industry executives and companies that have significantly contributed to the industry and its growth.
The honorees are Macy’s; Felina Lingerie, an intimates manufacturer; Regina Miracle International Ltd., a global supplier; Bare Necessities, an on-line lingerie retailer that will receive the Innovation Award, and Gwen Widell, senior vice president of merchandising at Wacoal America Inc., who will get a Lifetime Achievement Award.
The event also will showcase the seventh annual Student Design Contest featuring lingerie designs of students of the Fashion Institute of Technology, which will be displayed that evening. Three student design winners will receive cash rewards that will be announced that evening.