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2017 Metropolitan Fashion Awards Announce Nominees

Awards Recognize Outstanding Achievements in Fashion and Costume Design in Motion Pictures, Television and Live Performance

Winners will be announced at the 5th Annual Metropolitan Fashion Week
Closing Gala & Fashion Awards on October 5th at Warner Bros. Studios
HOLLYWOOD, CA – Nominations for the 2017 METROPOLITAN FASHION AWARDS honoring outstanding achievements in fashion and costume design in motion picture, television, and live performance were announced today by Metropolitan Fashion Week Founder Eduardo Khawam. The winners will be revealed during the 5th Annual Metropolitan Fashion Week Closing Gala and Fashion Awards to be held Thursday, October 5th at Warner Bros. Studios.
Winners in each category will be voted on by the Metropolitan Fashion Awards Committee. The general public will have an opportunity to vote for the People’s Choice Award. To share the People’s Choice ballot and to vote click here.
In addition to the awards, guests will enjoy a one-of-a-kind fashion show featuring haute couture gowns and costumes inspired by artwork from the J. Paul Getty Museum and created by national and international celebrity costume and fashion designers. The show is produced and directed by Eduardo Khawam, fashion expert, producer and TV personality for Telemundo, Univisión and the CW.
To view MetroFW Awards’ official video reel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBsDwEYiZX0
“We are so excited to receive a record number of entries from all over the world,” said Khawam. “The enthusiastic response of the entertainment and fashion community is remarkable. These awards are unique because they also embrace fashion influencers in television, film and live performance.”
THE NOMINEES FOR THE 2017 METROPOLITAN FASHION AWARDS ARE:
Costume Designer of the Year – Motion Picture
Atomic Blonde – Cindy Evans
Beauty and the Beast – Jacqueline Durran
Dunkirk – Jeffrey Kurland
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – Judianna Makovsky
Wonder Woman – Lindy Hemming
Costume Designer of the Year – TV
EMPIRE – Paolo Nieddu, Mary Lane & Jennifer Salim
Homeland – Katina Le Kerr
RuPaul’s Drag Race – Zaldy Goco
Suits – Jolie Andreatta
This Is Us – Hala Bahmet
The Last Tycoon – Janie Bryant
Costume Designer of the Year – Live Performance
Celine Dion Las Vegas – Annie Horth
Hamilton – Paul Tazewell
Le Reve – Claude Renard
Circus 1903 – Angela Aaron
Luzia by Cirque Du Soleil – Giovanna Buzzi
Outstanding Ensemble for Make-up Artist and Hair Stylist – Motion Picture
Atomic Blonde – Rita Balla, Enzo Angileri, Winnie Mattheus, Paul Pattison & Francesca Tolot
Beauty and the Beast – Jenny Shircore
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – John Blake & Camille Friend
Outstanding Ensemble for Make-up Artist and Hair Stylist – TV
EMPIRE – Beverly Jo Pryor & Melissa Forney
Masters Of Sex – Mary Ann Valdes, Matthew Holman-Key, George Guzman & John McCormick
RuPaul’s Drag Race – Gabriel Villarreal & David Petruschin
The Last Tycoon – Theraesa Rivers & Lana Horochowski
Fashion Designer of the Year
David Tupaz
Christian Siriano
Michael Costello
Stephane Rolland
Zuhair Murad
Fashion Commentator of the Year – TV
Brad Goreski – Fashion Police
Derek Blasberg – CNN
Maria Menounos – E News
Robin Roberts – GMA Live From the Red Carpet OSCARS
Quique Usales – Al Rojo Vivo
Fashion Influencer of the Year
Gigi Hadid
Hailey Baldwin
Jaden Smith
Kendall Jenner
Lily-Rose Depp
Fashion Program of the Year TV
Fashion Police
Suelta La Sopa
States of Undress with Hailey Gates
RuPaul’s Drag Race
Project Runway
The Real
The Metropolitan Fashion Week Closing Gala attracts guests including industry professionals, celebrities, international designers and influencer in the fashion world. In the past, Metropolitan Fashion Week has raised over $13 million for charity. This year’s Metropolitan Fashion Week Project Imagination’s goal is to raise over 1,000,000 school supplies for underprivileged schools. All school supplies collected between Metropolitan Fashion Week Opening Runway Show – Costume Contest & our Metropolitan Fashion Week Closing Gala & Fashion Awards show on October 5, 2017 will be donated to hurricane affected schools in Texas and Florida.
METROPOLITAN FASHION WEEK HOLLYWOOD 2017 SCHEDULE:
OPENING RUNWAY SHOW & COSTUME CONTEST at The Original Farmers Market
Thursday, September 28, 6:30 pm (Free Event Open to the Public)
CLOSING GALA & FASHION AWARDS at Warner Bros. Studios
Thursday, October 5, 7:00 pm
FOR GALA /AWARD /TICKET INFO: www.metropolitanfashionweek.net
View MetroFW official video reel here 2016 MetroFW video highlights click here

ABOUT METROPOLITAN FASHION WEEK:
Metropolitan Fashion Week is one of the fastest growing fashion weeks in the United States, with shows in Seattle, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and soon, New York and Miami. Metropolitan is the only fashion week in the world that features both Fashion Designers and Costume Designers, from around the world, on one runway. Metropolitan Fashion Week has made a global impact on the fashion scene by presenting events held in dramatic, non-traditional venues that showcase not only fashion designers and costume designs, but also the most beautiful venues each city has to offer. Celebrating the world of fashion and costume designers in the categories of Avant Garde and Couture Gowns, created by international fashion and costume designers and are original “one-of-a-kind” creations. View Metropolitan Fashion Week official video reel here: https://youtu.be/XBsDwEYiZX0
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ABOUT THE J. PAUL GETTY TRUST:
The J. Paul Getty Museum collects Greek and Roman antiquities, European paintings, drawings, manuscripts, sculpture and decorative arts to 1900, as well as photographs from around the world to the present day. The Museum’s mission is to display and interpret its collections, and present important loan exhibitions and publications for the enjoyment and education of visitors locally and internationally. This is supported by an active program of research, conservation, and public programs that seek to deepen our knowledge of and connection of works of art. Hashtag: #GettyInspired; Twitter: @GettyMuseum; Facebook: facebook.com/gettymuseum; Instagram: instagram.com/gettymuseum