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2018 Board of Directors, Fashion Group International of San Antonio: Aquila Mendez-Valdez, Rose Ferreira, Michael Giordano, Lisa Scott, Eleanora Morrison, Cody Shown, Tawana Timberlake, Xitlalt Herrera-Salazar and Agosto Cuellar (not pictured, Maria LoRusso)

RISING STARS AND STYLE STARS UNITE FOR FASHION

Michael Quintanilla

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Models

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Chris Park

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The Box Street Social

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SPACE Gallery

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Ambiance

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Ambiance

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DJ Soul Stairs, Stephanie Villa

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Tawana Timberlake and Lari Nelson Fashion Group Models

RISING STARS AND STYLE STARS UNITE FOR FASHION

Eleanora Morrison and Kyle Ferari-Muñoz

RISING STARS AND STYLE STARS UNITE FOR FASHION
Cody Shown and Tatiana Ayala

Cody Shown and Tatiana Ayala

RISING STARS AND STYLE STARS UNITE FOR FASHION
Tatiana Ayala, recipient of Jewelry Rising Star

Tatiana Ayala, recipient of Jewelry Rising Star

RISING STARS AND STYLE STARS UNITE FOR FASHION

Eleanora Morrison and Roger Canamar

RISING STARS AND STYLE STARS UNITE FOR FASHION

Roger Canamar, recipient of Fashion Designer Rising Star

RISING STARS AND STYLE STARS UNITE FOR FASHION

Xitlalt Herrera-Salazar

RISING STARS AND STYLE STARS UNITE FOR FASHION

Henry R. Muñoz III, recipient of the Donna Muslin Award of Excellence, with Xitlalt Herrera-Salazar and Kyle Ferari-Muñoz

RISING STARS AND STYLE STARS UNITE FOR FASHION

Henry R. Muñoz III and Kyle Ferari-Muñoz

RISING STARS AND STYLE STARS UNITE FOR FASHION

Fashion Group International Members

RISING STARS AND STYLE STARS UNITE FOR FASHION

Michael Giordano and Carrie Calderon

RISING STARS AND STYLE STARS UNITE FOR FASHION

Chris Henson

RISING STARS AND STYLE STARS UNITE FOR FASHION

Fashion Group International Members

RISING STARS AND STYLE STARS UNITE FOR FASHION

Lisa Scott and Cody Shown

RISING STARS AND STYLE STARS UNITE FOR FASHION

Xitlalt Herrera-Salazar and Patricia Gonzalez

RISING STARS AND STYLE STARS UNITE FOR FASHION

Kyle Ferari-Muñoz

RISING STARS AND STYLE STARS UNITE FOR FASHION

Mayra Farret, Dan Morrison and Kelly O'Connor

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Brian Smith, Melissa Unsell-Smith, Cody Shown, Veronica Gonzalez and Chad Hosiek

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Fashion Group International members (1)

Fashion Group International members

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All Rising Star Award recipients with the 2018 FGI San Antonio Board of Directors

Fashion Group International of San Antonio Hosts Second Annual Rising Star Awards at Ruby City

By Eleanora Morrison           Photography by Klare Perez and Vincent Quaranto

THE SCENE: Linda Pace Foundation’s Chris Park and SPACE Gallery, part of the new highly anticipated Ruby City contemporary urban art campus in downtown San Antonio, was home to the 2018 Rising Star Awards on a picture-perfect November evening, as Fashion Group International hosted their second annual program to honor the city’s fashion stars on the rise.

THE VIBE: Members of the professional organization mingled with nominees and guests, sipping and noshing on artful beverages and bites provided by The Box Street Social, with the prestigious SPACE gallery’s latest exhibition Reclaimed on display for all to enjoy. DJ Soul Stairs (Stephanie Villa) played trendy tunes under the stars, providing the perfect backdrop for a tasteful kickoff to the Holiday season. 

Receiving the prestigious honors were Tatiana Ayala of Treasure Jewels, winner of the Jewelry Rising Star Award; Roger Canamar of Roger Canamar Couture, winner of the Fashion Designer Rising Star Award; and Henry R. Muñoz III, winner of the Donna Muslin Award of Excellence (named after the late founding FGI San Antonio member). 

THE CAUSE: The Fashion Group International, Inc. is a global, non-profit, professional organization with 5000 members in the fashion industry including apparel, accessories, beauty and home. The organization’s mission is to be the preeminent authority on the business of fashion and design and to help its members become more effective in their careers.  To do this, The Fashion Group International, Inc. provides insights on major trends in person, online and in print; access to business professionals and a gateway to the influence fashion plays in the marketplace.