Congratulations to SLFI designer Allison Mitchell, who was awarded the Fashion Group International Rising Star Award in the Accessories category. Fellow SLFI designer Emily Brady Koplar was named as a finalist in Womenswear. 
 

More about the FGI’s Rising Star Award Event:

STLToday.com  |   WWD

 

 
 

announcing the slfi inaugural class

 

CHARLES SMITH II

Smith II
Dallas, TX

AGNES HAMERLIK

Agnes Hamerlik
Chicago, IL

EMILY Brady KOPLAR

Wai Ming
St. Louis, MO

ALLISON MITCHELL

Allison Mitchell
Dallas, TX

AUDRA NOYES

AUDRA
New York, NY / Wilmington, DE

REUBEN REUEL RIDDICK

Demestik by Reuben Reuel
Brooklyn, NY

 

SLFI DESIGNER NAMED FGI RISING STAR!


Congratulations to SLFI designer Allison Mitchell, who was awarded the Fashion Group International Rising Star Award in the Accessories category. Fellow SLFI designer Emily Brady Koplar was named as a finalist in Womanswear. 
 

More about the FGI’s Rising Star Award Event:

STLToday.com  |   WWD

 
 
 
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Accelerating the Growth of
Up-and-Coming FASHION Brands

 

THE two-year, intensive program offers emerging designers the tools, connections, and guidance to take their businesses to the next level.


 
 

Selection PANEL

 

Christene BARBERICH

Global Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder, Refinery 29

Michael Fink

Dean, School of Fashion, Savannah College of Art and Design

FERN MALLIS Founder, New York Fashion Week

Fern Mallis

Founder, New York Fashion Week

LISA SMILOR

Executive Vice President, Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)

GARY Wassner

CEO, Hilldun Corporation and Chairman, Interluxe Holdings, LLC

Timo Weiland

Co-Founder and Creative Director, Timo Weiland

 

 

eric johnson

executive director, saint louis fashion incubator