Now considered one of the highlights of New York Fashion Week, The Daily Front Row’s Fashion Media Awards is back for the third year on September 10th from 5-7 p.m. This year’s event will be returning to the Park Hyatt New York hotel and celebrates the best players in fashion media, bringing to life The Daily‘s always eagerly anticipated Media issue, which profiles the industry’s most influential voices.
“This has been a monumental year in fashion media, and our Fashion Media Awards and companion Media issue will celebrate an extraordinary group of leaders and visionaries who made the year’s most powerful and creative statements,” Brandusa Niro, The Daily’s editor in chief, explains. “Expect a tremendous lineup of winners and presenters, plus a few surprise categories.”
In 2014, the Fashion Media Awards (aka the FMAs) honored Stefano Tonchi, W – Fashion Magazine of the Year; Carine Roitfeld, CR Fashion Book and Harper’s Bazaar – Fashion Creative of the Year; Graydon Carter, Vanity Fair – Best September Issue; Katie Grand, Love Magazine – International Fashion Magazine of the Year; Inez & Vinoodh – Fashion Photographer of the Year; Kate Upton, Model of the Year, Social Media; Naomi Campbell – Television Personality of the Year; Kevin O’Malley, Elle – Publisher of the Year; Kenzo – Fashion Advertising Campaign of the Year; and Ying Chu, Glamour – Beauty Innovator of the Year. The evening’s hosts were Gigi Hadid and Yahoo Style’s EIC Joe Zee. Attendees and presenters included Claire Danes, Tom Ford, Marc Jacobs, André Leon Talley, Kendall Jenner, Christy Turlington Burns, Stephen Gan, Laverne Cox, Alessandra Ambrosio, Liu Wen, Dakota Fanning, Coco Rocha, Hailey Baldwin, will.i.am, Miguel, Joseph Altuzarra, Lindsey Wixson, and many more.
For the third consecutive year, Maybelline New York will partner with the Fashion Media Awards to hand out an award, this year the new ‘Born With It’ award. Other sponsors include Moroccanoil, Brookfield Place, and Nicolas Feuillatte.
Winners will be celebrated in the media issue, which comes out on September 12th. Stay tuned for the list of the honorees!