2017 Metropolitan Fashion Wee Closing Gala showcased a unique, exclusive runway show featuring over 150 one-of-a-kind avant-garde costumes and couture evening gowns, created by national and international celebrity costume and fashion designers including:
Fashion Designer BENITO SANTOS (Mexico)
Fashion Designer MARIKA SODERLUND ROBISON (Sweden)
Fashion Designer BARBARA L ASHLEY (Uganda)
Fashion Designer ERICK BENDANA (Nicaragua)
Fashion Designer DOUGLAS TAPIA (Venezuela)
Fashion Designer EMIL GAMPE (Austria)
Fashion Designer CARL ANDRADA (Philippines)
Fashion Designer DAVID SANTILLANES (San Diego, CA)
Fashion Designer INOE VARGAS (Mexico)
Costume Designer RICARDO SOLTERO
Fashion Designer FERNANDA PINHEIRO OF GIOVANNI TESTI (Brazil)
Fashion Designer DAVID TUPAZ (Las Vegas, NV)
Fashion Designer JULIE DANFORTH (Seattle, WA)
Fashion Designer JOEY GALON (Los Angeles, CA)
Fashion Designer RITA MEZRAHI (Iran-USA)
Fashion Designers SHELLI BLACKNELL & TANISHA BOSTON (USA)
Fashion Designer XAVIER OTHON (Mexico)
Couture Hat Designer ARTURO RIOS (Mexico).
The show is produced and directed by Eduardo Khawam, fashion expert, producer and TV personality for Telemundo, Univisión and the CW and Executive Producer Paul Jaramillo.

PAUL TAZEWELL

People Choice went to Costume Designer, PAUL TAZEWELL from HAMILTON.

Stephane Rolland, France

Fashion Designer of the Year

The Last Tycoon winning two awards

Costume Designer of the Year – Television and Outstanding Ensemble – Make-Up Artists and Hair Styling- Television – accepting for Last Tycoon,Writer, Producer, Executive Director. Billy Ray

Beauty and The Beast

Costume Designer of the Year – Motion Pictures

Luzia by Cirque Du Soleil – Giovanna Buzzi

Costume Designer of the Year – Live Performance

Maria Menounos - Entertainment Tonight)

Fashion Commentator of the Year

States of Undress - Producer Hailey Gates (Viceland)

Fashion Program of the Year

Theraesa Rivers (Hair) & Lana Horochowski (Makeup) The Last Tycoon

Outstanding Ensemble  for Make-Up Artists and Hair Styling – Television

John Blake & Camille Friend, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Outstanding Ensemble for Make-up Artist and Hair Stylist – Motion Picture

LOS ANGELES, OCT. 6, 2017 –Metropolitan Fashion Week (MetroFW) announced winners of its METROPOLITAN FASHION AWARDS honoring outstanding achievements in fashion and costume design in motion pictures, television, and live performance during the 5th Annual Metropolitan Fashion Week’s Closing Gala & Fashion Awards at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center. The event, hosted by Metropolitan Fashion Week producer EDUARDO KHAWAM, and Fashion Director NIVEEN HEATON was attended by over 1200 industry VIP’s, celebrities, costume and fashion designers.

NOMINEES AND WINNERS FOR THE 2017 METROPOLITAN FASHION AWARDS ARE:

Costume Designer of the Year – Motion Picture

  • Beauty and the Beast – Jacqueline Durran – WINNER
  • Atomic Blonde – Cindy Evans
  • Dunkirk – Jeffrey Kurland
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – Judianna Makovsky
  • Wonder Woman – Lindy Hemming

Costume Designer of the Year – TV

  • The Last Tycoon – Janie Bryant – WINNER
  • 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

Costume Designer of the Year – Live Performance

  • Luzia by Cirque Du Soleil – Giovanna Buzzi – WINNER
  • Celine Dion Las Vegas – Annie Horth
  • Hamilton – Paul Tazewell
  • Circus 1903Angela Aaron

Outstanding Ensemble for Make-up Artist and Hair Stylist – Motion Picture

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – John Blake & Camille Friend – WINNER
  • Atomic Blonde – Rita Balla, Enzo Angileri, Winnie Mattheus, Paul Pattison & Francesca Tolot
  • Beauty and the Beast – Jenny Shircore

Outstanding Ensemble for Make-up Artist and Hair Stylist – TV

  • The Last Tycoon – Theraesa Rivers & Lana Horochowski – WINNER
  • 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

Fashion Designer of the Year

  • Stephane Rolland – WINNER
  • David Tupaz
  • Christian Siriano
  • Michael Costello
  • Zuhair Murad

Fashion Commentator of the Year – TV

  • Maria Menounos – Entertainment Tonight (CBS Paramount Domestic Television) – WINNER
  • Brad Goreski – Fashion Police
  • Derek Blasberg – CNN
  • Robin Roberts – GMA Live From the Red Carpet OSCARS
  • Quique UsalesAl Rojo Vivo

Fashion Influencer of the Year

  • Gigi Hadid
  • Hailey Baldwin
  • Jaden Smith
  • Kendall Jenner
  • Lily-Rose Depp

Fashion Program of the Year TV

  • States of Undress with Hailey Gates – WINNER
  • Fashion Police
  • Suelta La Sopa
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race
  • Project Runway
  • The Real

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