Designers, including burkini creator Aheda Zanetti, are puzzled over the recent backlash.
Pinpointing some of the legislation that could gain traction in Congress.
The key issues dominating the fashion and retail industries in 2012 are likely to be the same ones they hoped they’d left behind.
The winners will be announced at a luncheon on Jan. 26 featuring keynote speakers Isabel and Ruben Toledo.
Seven up-and-coming designers will each receive $25,000.