by Stephen Garner

Fashion Group International (FGI) announced on Wednesday that its annual fashion and lifestyle awards, “Night Of Stars” Gala will be held in person on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. The star-studded black-tie event will take place at Casa Cipriani inside Cipriani South Street, located on the water at 10 South Street in Manhattan.

“We are thrilled at the opportunity to once again hold our FGI Night Of Stars Gala 2021 with our team at Cipriani,” said Maryanne Grisz, president and CEO of FGI. “We are committed to following the latest CDC Guidelines, without jeopardizing the service and top tier experience to which our honorees and guests are accustomed. We have selected Cipriani South Street, for its iconic, beaux-arts charm as well as its historic, elegant ballroom and its very extensive outdoor reception terrace, so our curated list of guests will feel completely comfortable. We all look forward to embracing safely and connecting with our Fashion Group community and the global fashion stars once again, following this emotional year.”

The gala will celebrate the finest talent among the style, beauty, sustainability, interior design, and humanitarianism spaces. Award categories to be announced soon will include the Trailblazer Award, Fashion Vanguard, Beauty, Sustainability, and more.

Sponsors to date include Hearst Magazines, International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF), and Arcade Beauty; more to be announced.

“Over the past year we have had a robust schedule of virtual programs that have encouraged dialogue and discussion on a range of important topics, including our incredibly well-received virtual Rising Star Awards Ceremony in December,” added James D’Adamo, chairman of the Board of Directors at Fashion Group International. “It’s fitting to announce our Night Of Stars Gala as a continuation of all that is evolving and celebrated. We look forward to celebrating Night Of Stars 2021 with our friends and colleagues for what will be a very memorable night for our industry.”