FGI CELEBRATES RISING STARS


Keynote speakers Ruben and Isabel Toledo kicked off Fashion Group International’s (FGI) 15th annual Rising Star Awards with an upbeat speech, thanking FGI’s Margaret Hayes for leading an organization that “guides and encourages individuals to lead with their imaginations.”

In the Beauty/Fragrance Corporate category, Elle’s beauty director Emily Dougherty presented the award to International Flavors & Fragrances’ (IFF) Celine Barel.

“I am honored and moved to receive this award,” said Barel. “IFF is a fantastic, and funtastic place to work, and I want to thank our customers for putting their trust in us.”

The award for Beauty/Fragrance Entrepreneur, presented by Tarte Cosmetics founder and CEO Maureen Kelly, was given to David and Kavi Moltz of D.S. & Durga, a niche perfume house out of Brooklyn, New York. For a complete list of finalists, visit fgi.org.

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IFF’s Veronique Ferval, Celine Barel and
Yvette Ross with Margaret Hayes of FGI (2nd l.).
Robertet’s Christophe Maubert and Pierre Wulff with Barbara Zinn Moore of Lord & Taylor (c.). P&G Prestige’s Don Loftus with Lord & Taylor’s Liz Rodbell and Nancy Berger Cardone
of Marie Claire.
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Givaudan’s Cos Policastro, Geraldine Nicolai, Kate Greene and Margaret Opsasnick. The Estée Lauder Companies’ Trudi Loren
with Nicolas Mirzayantz of IFF.
Nars’ Barbara Calcagni, Sue Saadat
and Kym Davis.
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Robertet’s Garry Johnson, Donna Ramanauskas and Joe Lattarulo. Givaudan’s Rodrigo Flores-Roux and
Maria Peterson.
Liz Rodbell with Emily Dougherty of Elle.
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Kate Betts and The Estée Lauder Companies’ Bari Seiden with Norman Ambrose. The Musmanno Group’s Elizabeth Musmanno and Daniele Cardelia.  

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