WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today a American Apparel Footwear Association announced a prestigious 2018 American Image Awards Fashion Maverick respect will go to Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel, a founders of Mansur Gavriel. The pattern twin will be fasten a energetic organisation of honorees including: Person of a Year, Emanuel (Manny) Chirico, Chairman and CEO of PVH Corp.; Company of a Year, Camuto Group; Designer of a Year, Joseph Altuzarra; and Retailer of a Year, Fred Segal. Award-winning publisher and best-selling author Katie Couric will speaker a annual gala, holding place on April 16, 2018 during a ancestral 583 Park Avenue in New York City.
Recognized for a singular proceed to retail, Mansur Gavriel launched a initial sole out products especially around Instagram. Founded in 2012 with only a bucket bag and a tote, Mansur Gavriel’s Italian done accessories have given turn iconic and authorised a code to successfully enhance into ready-to-wear final year, with some-more product categories to come.
“We are gratified to respect these people and organizations for their creativity, innovation, and business leadership. Each honoree is disrupting a courtesy with penetrating imagination and a ability to enthuse today’s consumers,” pronounced Rick Helfenbein, President and CEO of AAFA. “We acquire Katie Couric as a horde with good anticipation, assisting to gleam a well-deserved spotlight on any of their contributions to a industry.”
Katie Couric is an award-winning journalist, cancer advocate, documentary filmmaker and New York Times best-selling author of The Best Advice we Ever Got: Lessons From Extraordinary Lives. Known for stating from a front lines of politics, entertainment, sports, philanthropy, a arts, and business — Couric is an consultant during pity a singular stories of leaders and visionaries.
The AAFA American Image Awards honors those who have exemplified leadership, excellence, and superb feat in all sectors of a attire and shoes industry, including education, design, manufacturing, and retail. Through this event, AAFA brings together a singular cross-section of influencers to applaud creativity while sketch courtesy to open process impacts on conform and design.
For a second year, AAFA is unapproachable to partner with a Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Foundation as a beneficiary.
More information on a AAFA American Image Awards is available here. Supporters can join a review regulating #AmericanImageAwards.
American Apparel Footwear Association
The American Apparel Footwear Association (AAFA) is a inhabitant trade organisation representing apparel, shoes and other sewn products companies, and their suppliers, that contest in a tellurian market. Representing some-more than 1,000 universe famous name brands, retailers, and manufacturers — AAFA is a devoted open process and domestic voice of a attire and shoes industry, a government and shareholders, a scarcely 4 million U.S. workers, and a grant of $384 billion in annual U.S. sell sales. AAFA provides disdainful imagination in supply sequence management, trade policy, and code protection, to assistance a members navigate a formidable regulatory sourroundings and reduce costs. Members benefit forlorn entrance to information and disdainful insights on law and policy, and premier opportunities for networking and collaboration.
The CFDA Foundation is a not-for-profit organization, that was combined to lift supports for gift and courtesy activities. Through innovative partnerships with brands, retailers, and CFDA designers, a Foundation is means to precedence conform and effectively beget recognition and supports for these free causes.
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