NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2016 ANNUAL METROPOLITAN FASHION AWARDS RECOGNIZING OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS IN FASHION AND COSTUME DESIGN IN MOTION PICTURES, TELEVISION, FASHION MEDIA AND LIVE PERFORMANCE.
Ceremony to Take Place October 1st at Warner Bros. Studios
at Metropolitan Fashion Week’s Closing Gala and Fashion Awards
LOS ANGELES, AUG. 17, 2016 – Nominations for Metropolitan Fashion Week's (MFW) METROPOLITAN FASHION AWARDS honoring outstanding achievements in fashion and costume design in motion pictures, television, and live performance were announced today by MFW Founder Eduardo Khawam. The winners will be revealed during the Metropolitan Fashion Week’s Closing Gala on Saturday, October 1 at Warner Bros. Studios. The Metropolitan Fashion Awards categories include Costume Designer of the Year (Motion Pictures), Costume Designer of the Year (TV), Costume Designer of the Year (Live Performance), Celebrity Stylist of the Year, Fashion Program of the Year, Fashion Commentator of the Year, Fashion Blogger of the Year and Outstanding Ensemble for Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists on a single program.
In a special presentation, CIRQUE DU SOLEIL LAS VEGAS will receive the 2016 Metropolitan Fashion Excellence Award for their outstanding work in costume design.
In addition to the Awards, the Gala will showcase a unique, exclusive runway show featuring over 150 one-of-a-kind avant-garde costumes and couture evening gowns, created by national and international celebrity costume and fashion designers. The show is produced and directed by Eduardo Khawam, fashion expert, producer and TV personality for Telemundo, Univisión and the CW. View MFW's official video reel
"We are so excited to receive a record number of entries from all over the world," said Khawam. "The enthusiastic response of the entertainment and fashion community is remarkable. These awards are unique because they also embrace fashion bloggers, stylists, commentators and programs that cover the art and talents of both fashion and costume industries.”
Official Video Reel
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Metropolitan Fashion Week is one of the fastest growing fashion weeks in the United States, with shows in Seattle, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Palm Springs and soon, New York. Metropolitan is the only fashion week in the world that features both Fashion Designers and Costume Designers, from around the world, on one runway. Metropolitan Fashion Week has made a global impact on the fashion scene by presenting events held in dramatic, non-traditional venues that showcase not only fashion designers and costume designs, but also the most beautiful venues each city has to offer. Celebrating the world of fashion and costume designers in the categories of avant-garde and couture gowns, MFW spotlights over 150 works of art created by international fashion and costume designers and are original "one-of-a-kind" creations.
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