2018 Night of Stars Gala



For more information, contact:

Kathy Fielder, FGI of Dallas, kathy@kathyfielder.com




Fashion Group International of Dallas Announces 2018 Rising Star Nominees


(Dallas) January 9, 2018 - Fashion Group International of Dallas (FGI) announces the 2018 Nominees for the upcoming annual Rising Star Awards event.


Congratulations to the 2018 Nominees:

  • Women’s Fashion: Venny Etienne (Levenity), Jerry Matthews & Francesca Viamonte (Nine Muses Collection), Tendai Tawonezvi (Neobantu)
  • Men’s Fashion:  Josh Maddens, Jason Simmons, Don Morphy        
  • Makeup Artistry: Heather Fitzgerald, Jo Franco, Walter Fuentes
  • Art: Lindsey Meyer, Andrew Kochie, Danielle Bennigus
  • Photography: Aaron Fairooz, Edward Franco, Evelyn Murphy
  • Fashion Blogger: Amber LaFrance, Alex Young, Whitney Kutch


Dallas’ most outstanding talent in the world of Fashion, Makeup Artistry, Photography, Blogging and Art will be celebrated on Thursday, March 1st at 6:30pm during the FGI of Dallas Rising Star event.  FGI of Dallas will showcase each nominee in a unique, personal and artistic form during this exciting fashion experience in a dynamic new location at 7 for Parties (150 Turtle Creek Blvd #107, Dallas, TX 75207).  The event will include a cocktail party, pop-up runway presentations from our fashion finalists and an awards ceremony. Guests will also have the opportunity to cast a vote for their Fan Favorite.  Produced by Jan Strimple and hosted by Courtney Kerr, this event is not to be missed!   


For more information on our nominees, please go to https://www.facebook.com/FGIDallas/


Tickets for the FGI of Dallas Rising Star event can be purchased at Rising Star 2018 Eventbrite or by calling the FGI office at 214-634-0204. Tickets are priced at $100, and proceeds from the event fund the FGI of Dallas Scholarship Foundation.


About Fashion Group International, Inc.

Fashion Group International of Dallas is part of Fashion Group International, Inc., a global, non-profit, professional organization with more than 6,000 members representing all areas of the fashion industry. Fashion Group International, Inc. provides a high profile forum to promote the fashion business by hosting events that educate and facilitate the exchange of ideas by giving back to the community.  For more information about FGI Dallas visit www.dallas.fgi.org , @FGIDallas, #FGIDallas