METROPOLITAN FASHION AWARDS honoring outstanding achievements in fashion and costume design in motion pictures, television, and live performance during the 4th Annual Metropolitan Fashion Week’s Closing Gala & Fashion Awards at Warner Bros. Studios. The event, hosted by Metropolitan Fashion Week producer Eduardo Khawam, was attended by over 600 industry VIP’s, celebrities, costume and fashion designers. Award presenters included actress, singer and former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, actor Antonio Jaramillo (Shades of Blue) and reporter-producer Nitzia Chama (Univision’s Despierata America).
In a special presentation, Cirque du Soleil Las Vegas received the 2016 Metropolitan Fashion Excellence Award for their outstanding work in costume design, presented by MFW founder Eduardo Khawam. For the first time, Cirque du Soleil debuted costumes from all six of its Las Vegas shows on one runway. Performers from The Beatles LOVE, KÀ, Michael Jackson ONE, Mystère, O by Cirque du Soleil and Zumanity strutted the runway in costumes from their respective shows.