2018 FEMMY Awards Announced
Above: Dita Von Teese attends the 2016 Femmy Awards on February 2, 2016 in New York City. Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for The Underfashion Club.
The 2018 FEMMY Awards, presented by The Underfashion Club, Inc., the intimate apparel industry charitable organization dedicated to education, is scheduled for Tuesday, February 6th and will take place at Cipriani 42nd Street, New York City. Honorees include: Target; Komar Intimates; Texco Hook & Eye Tape Ltd.; Lifetime Achievement: Donald R. Allen, Jr., Vice President, Creative Design-Core Intimates, PVH Corp.; and Diamond Jubilee: Celebrating 60 Years of Lycra®.
The FEMMY Awards honor those individuals and companies that have significantly contributed to the Intimate Apparel Industry and its growth. The Gala is recognized as one of the premier events in the Intimate Apparel Industry, and is the fundraising vehicle that enables The Underfashion Club to support its extensive Scholarship, Awards, Internship and Grants (SAIG) programs. These efforts bring to life the Underfashion Club’s credo of “Education today for a better industry tomorrow.”
The 2018 Femmy will proudly host the 15th Annual Student Design Contest featuring the designs of Fashion Institute of Technology students, with the contest theme “60 Years of Intimate Apparel Design.” Contest winners will receive cash awards presented by SAIG Co-Chairs Suzanne Beck and Clelia Parisi. The Annual Student Design Contest is an integral part of The Underfashion Club’s mission to help educate, influence and attract new talent for the future of the industry.
“2018 is a special year for the Underfashion Club, as we celebrate our 60th Anniversary as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization established to provide Intimate Apparel Industry leaders with a forum to exchange information and ideas, and support the Intimate Apparel market as a vital aspect of the fashion industry. It’s with great excitement that we announce the date and honorees for the 2018 FEMMY AWARDS. We are proud to say that this premier industry event is just one of the many ways we support the next generation of talent,” says Victor H. Vega, President of The Underfashion Club.
2018 FEMMY Awards
RETAILER AWARD: TARGET
MANUFACTURER AWARD: KOMAR INTIMATES
SUPPLIER AWARD: TEXCO HOOK & EYE TAPE LTD.
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: DONALD R. ALLEN, JR.
DIAMOND JUBILEE AWARD: CELEBRATING 60 YEARS OF LYCRA®