American Image Awards in WWD

Our co-founders have been privileged to work on the American Image Awards for the past 6 years with other agencies & this year, as VERY New York public relations, we were asked to bid on the project & we were honored to have been chosen to produce the event once again.  One of the most exciting parts of the event each year is the announcement of the honoree slate.  As has been the tradition, WWD is given the exclusive story on the announcement when it is ready & why should this year be any different?

On Thursday, March 25th, 2021, WWD made the exclusive announcement of the 2021 American Image Awards’ honorees (you may need an account & password to view the full article):

Company of the Year:  Hanesbrands, Inc.

Retail Innovator of the Year:  Walmart

Designer of the Year:  Gabriela Hearst

Fashion Maverick:  Black in Fashion Council

Eco Steward of the Year:  Sustainable Apparel Council

Also, since the article ran, there have been two more amazing announcements to be made:

Digital Entrepreneur of the Year:  Liyia Wu of ShopShops

Emcee:  Segun Oduolowu, host of The List

The American Image Awards is presented each year by the Apparel & Footwear Association.  The event has been on the awards gala scene for the last 43 years. For the 5th year in a row now, the Gala will be benefiting the Council fo Fashion Designers of America Foundation, the charitable wing the CFDA.

Interested in attending?  Get your tickets at the event website:

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