The American Attire & Footwear Affiliation has revealed 5 folks and corporations that will probably be honored on the AAFA American Picture Awards on April 21 at The Plaza Resort in New York.
Kenneth Cole will probably be awarded the Particular person of the Yr; Ralph Lauren Corp. will obtain the Firm of the Yr; Brandon Maxwell will probably be awarded as Designer of the 12 months; Alibaba Group will take dwelling the Revolutionary Retail of the Yr, and Bravo / "Venture Runway" will obtain Trend Maverick. The gala will probably be offered by Brooke Baldwin of CNN. The gala advantages the founding of the Council of Trend Designers of America.
"The American Picture Awards is about celebrating the way forward for style. This 12 months's honorees exemplify this ideology," mentioned Rick Helfenbein, president and CEO of AAFA. "Not solely are these folks and corporations efficiently delivering progressive and high quality merchandise, however they’re additionally main our trade in key points of worldwide efficiency, together with environmental administration and social accountability."
Steven Kolb, president and CEO of CFDA, added: “We admire the help that AAFA has offered to CFDA previously 4 years. Our efforts to develop and function impactful applications are immediately strengthened by means of our relationship with AAFA. "