On February 4, 2019, The Underfashion Club held our annual FEMMY Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street in NYC. We recognized intimate apparel industry leaders and supported future talent with the 16th Annual Student Design Contest. Body positive activist Supermodel Emme hosted the awards ceremonies, which honored:
Accepted by Suzanne Dawson, VP/DMM, Women’s Intimate and Active Apparel
Accepted by Yossi Nasser, CEO
Pioneer Elastic (Hong Kong) Limited
Accepted by Matthew Lam, Group Chief Operating Officer
Lifetime Achievement Awards
Divisional Merchandise Manager. Intimate Apparel, Dillard’s Inc.
Merchandise Manager Intimates, Dillard’s Inc.
Chairman & Co-Founder of MAS Holdings
The 16th Annual Student Design Contest featured works by six talented Fashion Institute of Technology students with a specialization in intimate apparel. There were four sponsors contributing cash awards this year. Thank you to Best Pacific Textile (Hong Kong) Ltd., Clover Group International Ltd., Regina Miracle International Ltd., and Stretchline Holdings Ltd. for providing the cash awards totaling $20,000!
The 5th sponsor, Eurovet/Curvexpo, is providing the 1st prize winner with roundtrip airfare, accommodations and complimentary admission to this July’s Interfiliere Paris/Salon International de la Lingerie. Intima Magazine will feature the top 3 winning designs in the August issue of “Best of Intima.”
1st Prize Winner
2nd Prize Winner
3rd Prize Winner
The 3 finalists: Aura Henriquez Alvarez, Breanna Childers and Jessica Trusio, each received $1,500.
Thank you all for another fabulous FEMMY Awards Gala! We can’t wait to see what the future of the intimate apparel industry will bring.