Nominations Announced for the 2019 Metropolitan Fashion Awards Recognizing Outstanding Contributions in Costumer Design, Fashion and more

Winners will be announced at the 7th Annual Metropolitan Fashion Week Closing Gala & Fashion Awards at Los Angeles City Hall on October 5, 2019

Nominations forthe 2019 METROPOLITAN FASHION AWARDS honoring outstanding achievements in fashion and costume design, makeup and hair artistry in motion picture, television, and more were announced today by Metropolitan Fashion Week Founder Eduardo Khawam. The winners will be revealed during the 7th Annual Metropolitan Fashion Week Closing Gala and Fashion Awards to be held Saturday, October 5th, 2019 in the forecourt of iconic Los Angeles City Hall. View Metropolitan Fashion Week official video reel click here

“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.”

2019 Metropolitan Fashion Award Nominees are:

2019 METROPOLITAN FASHION EXCELLENCE AWARD

        SALVADOR PEREZ,
Costume Designer & President, Costume Designer Guild

COSTUME DESIGNER – MOTION PICTURE

        AQUAMAN
(Warner Bros. Pictures) 

Costume Designer: Kym Barrett

        BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY (20th Century Fox)

Costume Designer: Julian Day

        DOWNTON ABBEY (Focus Features)

Costume Designer: Anna Robbins

        ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD (Columbia Pictures)

Costume Designer: Arianne Phillips

        ROCKETMAN (Paramount Pictures)

Costume Designer: Julian Day

COSTUME DESIGNER – TELEVISION

        A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS
(Netflix) 

Costume Designer: Cynthia Ann Summers

        LIVE IN FRONT OF A STUDIO AUDIENCE: NORMAN LEAR’S ALL IN THE FAMILY AND THE JEFFERSONS
(Sony Pictures Television / ABC)

Costume Designer: Keri Smith

        OUTLANDER (Starz)

Costume Designers: Terry Dresbach and Nina Ayres

        STAR TREK: DISCOVERY (CBS Television Studios)

Costume Designer: Gersha Phillips

        THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL S2 (Amazon Prime Video),

Costume Designer: Donna Zakowska 

        THE SPANISH PRINCESS (STARZ)

Costume Designer Phoebe De Gaye

OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE FOR MAKE-UP ARTIST & HAIR STYLIST – MOTION PICTURE OR TV

        AMERICAN HORROR STORY:  APOCALYPSE
(FX Networks)Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist: Michelle Ceglia and Eryn Krueger Mekash

        DOWNTON ABBEY (Focus Features)  

Make-up & Hair Designer:Anne Oldham; Make-up & Hair Supervisor: Elaine Browne

        FOSSE/VERDON (FX Networks)  

Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist: Debbie Zoller and Christopher Fulton

        HANDMAID’S TALE (Hulu)  

Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist: Burton LeBlanc and Paul Elliott 

        STAR TREK: DISCOVERY
(CBS Television Studios) Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist: James MacKinnon, Glenn Hetrick and Shauna Llewelunch

        THE SPANISH PRINCESS (STARZ) – 

               
Hair & Makeup Designer: Linda Boije af Gennäs; Hair & Makeup Supervisor: Amanda Green

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

        BENITO SANTOS
– Mexico

        CHRISTOS COSTARELLOS – Greece

        DMITRY SHOLOKHOV – New York

        EZRA SANTOS – Philippines

        SUE WONG – Los Angeles, CA

Metropolitan Fashion Week Closing Gala & Fashion Awards, will take place Saturday, October 5, 2019, at The Iconic Los Angeles City Hall, hosted by Eduardo Khawam, fashion expert, producer and television personality for Telemundo and KTLA, and Christine Devine, six-time Emmy® Award winning television news anchor for KTTV’s Fox 11 News. The festivities will open with a special dance number featuring Emmy nominated choreographer Dmitry Chaplin. The evening will include a one-of-a-kind fashion show featuring masterpieces inspired by Greek Mythology and designed by over 30 national and international Fashion Designers

Metropolitan Fashion Week has raised over $13 million for charity by supporting a special charity each year. This year’s fashion week supports Project Imagination.  Metropolitan Fashion Week will donate a Christmas Tree/Holiday Kit to selected families in need throughout the Los Angeles area.

METROPOLITAN FASHION WEEK Los Angeles 2019 SCHEDULE:

CLOSING GALA & FASHION AWARDS at Los Angeles City Hall
Saturday, October 5, 2019.  7:00 pm  

Metropolitan Fashion Week is proudly sponsored by the National Foundation of Infectious Diseases (NFID) as part of its #FightFlu campaign, Harborside, Cannatrac and Ziering Medical Group.

        OPENING NIGHT & FASHION DESIGN CONTEST at The Original Farmers Market  

Thursday, September 26, 6:00 pm (Open to the Public)

The partnership with Metropolitan Fashion Week LA offers NFID a timely opportunity to promote the importance of flu prevention,” said Marla Dalton, CAE, NFID Executive Director & CEO. “Flu is certainly not fashionable, and annual flu vaccination is recommended for all individuals age six months and older.” NFID urges everyone to  #GetVaccinated every year to help #FightFlu. Visit www.nfid.org/flu to learn more.

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. View #MetroFW official video reel here

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