Posted on October 18 2018
"This year’s Rising Star awards will be the group’s 20th with the focus still fixed on celebrating emerging forces in fashion, beauty and related industries for their creativity and vision. The Womenswear award will be revealed by Prabal Gurung. This year’s nominees include Alejandra Alonso Rojas, Claudia Li, Jeffrey Dodd, Ji Oh, Protagonist’s Georgia Lazzaro, Romeo Hunte New York’s Romeo Hunte and Wai Ming’s Emily Brady Koplar."
"This year’s Fine Jewelry contenders — 64Facets’ Gourav Soni, Dana Bronfman, Meredith Marks and Misahara Jewelry’s Lepa Galeb-Roskopp — will find out who the winner is from Harper’s Bazaar Amanda Weiner Alagem. Warby Parker’s Neil Blumenthal will hand out the Accessories award to one of the following — Aimee Kestenberg; Allison Mitchell; Freida Rothman; From the Road’s Susan Easton; MR.’s Heather Hubbard; Samuel Hubbard Shoe Company’s Bruce R. Katz, or Tarryn Simone."