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Miami's Top Fashion Designers & Celebs for Rising Star Awards

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


Miami Vibes Magazine, World Red Eye, Cybil Bonhomme, Dr. Cybil Bonhomme
Images courtesy of World Red Eye - Derek Warburton receiving the Icon Award

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




Images courtesy of World Red Eye - Amber Wong

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

RIGHT: Fashion publicist and influencer, Timur Tugberk, Derek Warburton and Miami Vibes Magazine editor/founder, Cybil Bonhomme


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



Fine Frenchie designer, Valeria Krasavina (LEFT), as she was honored during the night’s event with a prestigious FGISF Award for her innovative fashion brand



FGI South Florida president, Sandra Madjdi, presents in front of Miami’s top fashion insiders

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