NEW YORK — Fashion Group International has given a group of emerging talents a lift.
At the 10th annual Rising Star Awards, which were held earlier today at the New York Hilton, the organization handed out Movado-designed awards in eight fields, from women’s wear to retail, accessories and interior design.
The women’s rtw award, which was presented by Carolina Herrera, went to Lyn Devon, while Duncan Quinn of DQ LLC picked up the honors for men’s ready-to-wear.
The accessories prize went to Margret Karner of Massivesilver, Inc., and Coomi Bhasin of Coomi took home the honors for fine jewelry. Fraser Conlon of Amaridian was awarded in the retail category, while David Ashen of D-Ash Design was lauded for home and interior design.
In the beauty/fragrance category, Shirley Dong of Avon Cosmetics was given the corporate award, Steven Victor of Victor Cosmeceuticals was named this year’s entrepreneur.
For complete coverage see tomorrow’s issue of WWD.