FASHION GROUP INTERNATIONAL SOUTH FLORIDA BRINGS TOGETHER MIAMI’S FABULOUS FASHION DESIGNERS, CELEBRITIES & CREATORS FOR ITS FIRST RISING STAR AWARDS EVENT HONORING FASHION VETERAN, DEREK WARBURTON
This past weekend (Saturday night, Sept. 30, 2023) marked Fashion Group International of South Florida’s first-ever inaugural Rising Stars Awards, which spotlighted the region’s emerging fashion designers while recognizing internationally acclaimed fashion and beauty veteran, Derek Warburton, with the Icon Award, at downtown Miami’s Southeast Financial Center (200 S. Biscayne Blvd). The event brought out Miami’s top fashion insiders, celebrities, reality TV personalities, and fashion influencers and designers, whom celebrated creativity
Additionally, the event brought international attention from top celebrities like Cynthia Baily, Candace Bushnell, Nigel Barker, Nicole Miller, Tara Reid, Peter Facinelli, Durek Verrett , Peter Thomas Roth, Princess Martha Louise of Norway, and others.
This year’s FGI South Florida awards ceremony and spotlight will propel brands into the consciousness of decision-makers across fashion, beauty and business industries, celebrating emerging fashion designer winners in various categories including Accessories, Innovation, Member's Choice Awards, Ready to Wear, and Swimwear.
The Fashion Group International (FGI) is a global, non-profit organization founded by former Vogue editor, Edna Chase, along 16 other influential and powerful female leaders in New York City in 1930. FGI's ultimate mission is to provide a unique professional network for shared business resources, community building, and discussion that drives impactful creativity and innovation.
Photo Highlights of Miami’s Major FGI Fashion Event courtesy of World Red Eye
LEFT: Derek Warburton with FGI South Florida president, Sandra Madjdi
LEFT: Italian luxury handbag & fashion designer, Claudio Civitico and Alejandra Villalobos
RIGHT: Derek Warburton with Sports Illustrated model and jewelry designer, Kelly Hughes
FGI South Florida Board Members & Designers
FGI South Florida president, Sandra Madjdi, presents in front of Miami’s top fashion insiders