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FIT’s 2021 Couture Council Luncheon
September 22 @ 11:30 AM - 2:00 PMFree
The Couture Council of The Museum at FIT announced that it will honor Wes Gordon, creative director of Carolina Herrera, with its 2021 Couture Council Award for Artistry of Fashion, presented at a luncheon on Wednesday, September 22 at Cipriani South Street in New York City. The annual event benefits The Museum at FIT (MFIT), New York’s only museum dedicated exclusively to the art of fashion, which is temporarily closed due to COVID-19 and is scheduled to reopen on August 6. The presenting sponsor is NORDSTROM and the co-chairs are Jeffery Fowler, president, Americas at Farfetch and Couture Council vice chair, and Émilie Rubinfeld, president of Carolina Herrera and Couture Council board member.
Past recipients of the Couture Council Award are Christian Louboutin (2019), Narciso Rodriguez (2018), Thom Browne (2017), Albert Kriemler of Akris (2016), Manolo Blahnik (2015), Carolina Herrera (2014), Michael Kors (2013), Oscar de la Renta (2012), Valentino (2011), Karl Lagerfeld (2010), Dries Van Noten (2009), Isabel Toledo (2008), Alber Elbaz (2007), and Ralph Rucci (2006). In 2008, Giorgio Armani received a special award for Global Fashion Leadership.
Tickets for the Couture Council luncheon honoring Wes Gordon are priced as follows:
Fashion Icon Table at $50,000 (Premium seating for a table of 10)
Haute Couture Table at $25,000 (Priority seating for a table of 10)
Couture Table at $15,000 (One table of 10)
Haute Couture Ticket at $2,500 (One ticket)
Couture Ticket at $1,500 (limited availability, please inquire)