Thank you to everyone who attended and supported the 62nd FEMMY celebration at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City on February 4th, 2020! The FEMMY Awards Gala has been recognizing leadership in the Intimate Apparel industry since 1963 and is the primary fundraising vehicle that enables The Underfashion Club to fulfill its charitable mission of “education today for a better industry tomorrow.” Congratulations to this year's honorees and to the student design contest finalists from the Fashion Institute of Technology Student for creating beautiful garments that have us all excited for the future of intimates!

The 17th Annual Student Design Contest featured works by Fashion Institute of Technology students from the Fashion Design Program. The contest theme was "Modern Intimate Movement - Design for evolving lifestyles, technology and retail." Congratulations to the winners and thank you all for participating!

Transformative artist to grace the 62nd annual event on February 4th, 2020 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City!

The Underfashion Club, Inc.is thrilled to announce that Nona Hendryx, famed singer songwriter, producer and founding member of R&B group LaBelle will host the 2020 FEMMY Awards at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City on Tuesday, February 4th, 2020! Nona Hendryx is well known for her socially conscious songs, activism and devoted work in support of the education of young women of color. read more

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:

Retailer Award
Kohl’s
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The 2018 Femmy Awards Gala, held at landmark Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City on February 6th, celebrated The Underfashion Club’s 60th anniversary, providing Intimate Apparel Industry leaders with a forum to exchange information and support the education of new talent. The annual event, hosted this year by burlesque queen, musician, lingerie designer and best-selling author Dita Von Teese, honors those individuals and companies that have significantly contributed to the Intimate Apparel Industry and its growth. read more

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2017 FEMMY Awards Gala on January 31st at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City! You all looked so fabulous for the 59th annual celebration of this red-carpet-esque Intimate Apparel Industry event. A special thank you to our host Hal Rubenstein for his energizing presence, lending his talents for an evening full of love and support for fashion and education.

Hal Rubenstein is a writer, designer, critic and one of the founding editors at InStyle Magazine, where he served as fashion director for fifteen years, after being a style director at The New York Times Magazine for five years. Since 1995 he has been a frequent red carpet and fashion commentator for Good Morning America, The Today Show, Extra, E! and The View. His experience in the coverage of red carpet awards seasons in Hollywood made him a perfect fit for the FEMMY Awards Gala. Hal greeted each of the Honorees of the 2017 FEMMY Awards with warmth and enthusiasm, narrating an evening full of pride and joy for us all in the Intimate Apparel Industry. read more

The Underfashion Club, Inc. is pleased to announce that Hal Rubenstein will be hosting the FEMMY Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City on Tuesday, January 31, 2017! Famous for his uplifting views of women and unique sense of style, Hal Rubenstein’s quick wit will be the foundation for a celebratory evening.

We are thrilled that Hal Rubenstein, with his unique combination of expertise and enthusiasm, will be our Host for the 59th Annual FEMMY Awards,” says Victor H. Vega, President of The Underfashion Club. “The FEMMY gala is the premier event of the intimate apparel industry and we are proud of the many ways we support the next generation of talent.” read more

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THE UNDERFASHION CLUB ANNOUNCES 2017 FEMMY AWARDS   RETAILER OF THE YEAR AWARD: AERIE INNOVATION AWARD: CUPID FOUNDATIONS, INC. SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARD: TIANHAI LACE CO., LTD. INNOVATION AWARD: UNDER ARMOUR, INC. LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: NORMAN COLLIER The 2017 FEMMY Awards, presented by The Underfashion Club, Inc., the intimate apparel industry charitable organization dedicated to education, is scheduled for Tuesday, January 31st and will take place at Cipriani 42nd Street, New York City. Honorees include: Retailer: Aerie accepted by Jennifer Foyle, Aerie Global Brand President; Manufacturer: Cupid Foundations, Inc. accepted by David Welsch, CEO, President and Marilyn Welsch, Secretary/Treasurer; Supplier: Tianhai Lace Co., Ltd., accepted by Ning Yi Shen, General Manager; Innovation Award: Under Armour, Inc. accepted by Lisa Struble, VP, Technical Design and Kelly Cortina, VP, Women’s Apparel, Run & Accessories; and Lifetime Achievement Award: Norman Collier, Managing Director, Stretchline (UK) Limited. 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 2017 Femmy will proudly host the 14th Annual Student Design Contest featuring the designs of Fashion Institute of Technology students, with the contest theme of “Athletic Allure.” 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. The design contest is being sponsored by Clover Group International Ltd., Regina Miracle International (Holdings) Ltd., and Stretchline Holdings Ltd. “It’s with great excitement that we announce the date and honorees for the 2017 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. Last year, the FEMMY Awards broke all records for money raised at $600,000. 2017 marks the 59th Anniversary of this not-for-profit 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 through its ongoing commitment to support the education of new talent.

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The Underfashion Club, Inc. hosted the 2016 FEMMY Awards Gala on February 2nd at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City, which was attended by intimate apparel industry executives from all over the world. In addition to record-breaking attendance, the event raised approximately $600,000 for this 501(c)(3) charitable organization and its mission of “Education today for a better industry tomorrow.”

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