Fashion Group International of Dallas’ Annual Night of Stars Gala Honors Excellence in Fashion
By Cynthia Smoot Photography by Danny Campbell and FGI Dallas
THE SCENE: In a spectacular evening of fashion and glamour, Fashion Group International of Dallas (FGI Dallas) hosted its annual Night of Stars gala at the Hall of State building in Fair Park, an Art Deco masterpiece. Guests were welcomed onto the red carpet in front of the historic building, which was the perfect setting for this glamorous affair.
THE VIBE: Attendees enjoyed champagne and specialty cocktails from Kruto Vodka upon entering the spectacular event, where models posed on the grand staircase wearing the Missoni Spring 2018 collection. A beautiful Rolls-Royce from Park Place Motorcars, and exhibits featuring the FGI Scholarship Competition added to the event’s décor. The gala’s co-chairs Britt Harless and Heidi Dillon greeted guests and presenters, including Ken Downing, Cameron Silver, Chuck Steelman, and regional FGI’s Ken Weber. Career achievement awards were presented to Angela Missoni, Nasiba Adilova, Kenny Goss and Joyce Goss, Michael Aram, and Marilyn Sullivan.
THE CAUSE: This year marks the 68th anniversary of the Fashion Group International of Dallas organization. Fashion Group International, Inc. provides a high-profile forum to promote the fashion business by hosting events that educate and facilitate the exchange of ideas by giving back to the community.