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Designing Women 2017 Awards

By Charlotte Robinson, May 30, 2017
New York Women in Film & Television’s Designing Women awards event takes place June 6th in NYC to honor renowned costume designers, makeup artists & hairstylists in film, television & digital media. This fabulous showcase is co-presented by Variety & is attended by actors, producers, directors, writers, fashion industry leaders & of course designers. Proceeds from Designing Women benefit the nonprofit educational programs of New York Women in Film & Television. This year’s honorees are hair stylist Melissa Forney (Hidden Figures, Empire, Selma), makeup artist Kyra Panchenko, (Snatched, The Girl on the Train, Kill Bill) & costume designer Melissa Toth (Manchester by the Sea, The Visitor, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind). The costume hair & makeup design team from the Netflix hit Jessica Jones will receive the Variety Ensemble Award. The presenters will include actor David Costabile (Billions, Breaking Bad), actor Carmen Ejogo (Selma, The Girlfriend Experience), Krysten Ritter (Jessica Jones, Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23) & actor, writer, producer & comedian Amy Schumer. Sasheer Zamata (Saturday Night Live) will emcee the event. The award presentations are accompanied by video interviews of the honorees & clips illustrating their work. At the reception following the awards ceremony, costumes, sketches, posters & stills illustrating the work of the honorees are displayed. This year's ceremony will take place at NYU School of Law, 40 Washington Square South in NYC on June 6th at 7P. Tickets are $75 for members & $150 for non-members.
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