Nicola Formichetti, a multitasking stylist, designer and editor, is among the honorees for the 2018 Emery Awards.
The Emery Awards recognize individuals who and organizations that demonstrate outstanding leadership within the LGBTQ+ community, and those who work to address some of the most critical issues affecting youth, namely HIV and AIDS prevention, housing and homelessness support, education, and health and wellness.
The event will be held Nov. 7 at Cipriani Wall Street. Formichetti will join actors and activists Alan Cumming and Grant Shaffer, as well as the Crown Prince of India, Manvendra Singh Gohil.
Formichetti parted ways will Diesel at the end of 2017 after four years as the brand’s artistic director. Earlier in his career, he worked for Mugler. He is also the founder of the Nicopanda fashion brand.