Rising Stars Honored

The Fashion Group International (FGI) honored talented individuals in the areas of beauty, fragrance, fashion, fine jewelry, home and interior design, men’s and women’s apparel and accessories at the Tenth Annual Rising Star Awards, held at New York’s Hilton Hotel. Margaret Hayes, president, FGI, shepherded the fashionable flock, and Joseph Abboud, keynote speaker and chairman of the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s educational initiative program, provided inspiration for the audience.

Beauty/fragrance corporate honors went to Shirley Dong, Avon Products, Inc. Steven Victor, MD, of Steven Victor Cosmeceuticals, and David Ashen, D-ash Design, Home/Interior Design, were honored as beauty/fragrance entrepreneurs.
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