The Underfashion Club‘s 2023 FEMMY Awards took place on Tuesday, August 1st at Cipriani 42nd Street to honor excellence in the intimate apparel industry and expand efforts to support the future of intimate apparel business and design!

This event was hosted by Mindy Scheier, CEO and Founder of the Runway of Dreams Foundation and Gamut Management, both representative of Mindy’s dedication to empowering people with disabilities!

One of the highlights of the event was the 2023 Student Design Contest, themed “Modern Adaptive Marketable Design,” thoughtfully designed intimates and sleepwear for the physically disabled consumer. The designs were created by Fashion Institute of Technology seniors who received cash awards to fund their future careers as designers!

The 2023 Student Design Contest Finalists are:

1st Place: Katty Liang
Design: “Delicacy
Model: Kia
Prize: $5,000

2nd Place: Abbie-Grace Jones
Design: “Milo
Model: Allie
Prize: $4,000

3rd Place: Yannah Jones
Design: “Siesta Verve
Model: Lauren
Prize: $3,000

These finalists won $1,000 each!
Isa Vorholy, designer of “Divine Feminine
Claire Gyurkikiss, designer of “Butterflies
Vickitora Jean Louis, designer of “Garden Fantasies

The 2023 FEMMY Award Honorees are:

Essential French Luxury
Accepted by Thomas Grisvard, International Sales Manager

Thank you to our friends, colleagues, and everyone who financially supported and attended our premier intimate apparel event! You are all integral to fulfilling our mission of education to ensure the future of intimate apparel by cultivating and retaining industry talent. Congratulations to all of the winners!

See photos from the 2023 Femmy Awards on our Facebook album HERE!

Watch a video slideshow 2023 FEMMY Awards photos HERE!

Watch a brief version of the 2023 FEMMY Awards HERE!

Watch the full version of the 2023 FEMMY Awards HERE!