FIA Past Award Recipients

FIG’s annual philanthropic event honors individuals and organizations making an impact on the Midwest through the art of fashion design.

2016:

Education – Michael James, M.F.A., B.F.A., Ardis James Professor of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design Dept. Chair UNL

Vision – Tilly Chapman, Owner of Tilly’s Regency Court Omaha

Economic – John Mangiameli, Creative Hair Design

Philanthropy – Ultra Chic Boutique, Max I. Walker Cleaner, Inc.

2015:

Philanthropic Fashion Impact – Aksarben Women’s Ball Committee

Educational Fashion Impact – Dr. Barbara Trout

The Guild’s Award – Industry Icons Richard Carey & David Scott

Economic Fashion Impact – Gordmans, Inc.

2014:

Economic Impact – Borsheims Fine Jewelry

Educational Impact – Mary Mitchell

Philanthropic Impact – The Jeff Hanson Family

The Guild’s Award – Nick & Brook Hudson, Producers of Omaha Fashion Week and Founders of Fashion Institute Midwest