February 7, 2017- Fashion Group International of Dallas (FGI) announces the 2017 Rising Star Nominees for our upcoming annual Rising Star event.

Congratulations to our Nominees:
Women’s Fashion: Tinsley Radix, Erica Dawn Woodmoore, Esé Azénabor
Men’s Fashion: Jason Simmons and Jeremy Michael Calhoun
Makeup/ Hair Artistry: Lindsay Hartley, Jo Franco, Gary Walden
Interior Design: Dinah Capshaw, Kathy Fielder, Shelly Rosenberg
Photography: Thomas Garza, Nicollette Mollet, Evelyn Murphy
Fashion Blogger: Christian Craven, Leah Frazier, Alex Young

Dallas’ most outstanding talent in the world of Fashion, Makeup Artistry, Photography, Blogging and Interior Design will be celebrated on Tuesday March 7th at 6:00pm during the FGI of Dallas Rising Star event. Galleria Dallas and FGI of Dallas will showcase each nominee in a raw, personal and artistic form during this all new experience. The event will include a cocktail party, pop-up runway presentations from our fashion finalists and an awards ceremony. Guests will also have the opportunity to cast a vote for their Fan Favorite. Produced by Jan Strimple and hosted by Courtney Kerr, this event is not to be missed!

“We are so grateful to Galleria Dallas for underwriting and hosting the Rising Star Awards for the third consecutive year,” notes Ken Weber, Regional Director for Fashion Group International of Dallas. “This generous sponsorship allows the ticket proceeds to directly benefit the mission of FGI.”

For more information on our nominees, please go to

Tickets for the FGI of Dallas Rising Star event can be purchased at Event Brite FGI Dallas or by calling the FGI office at 214-634-0204. Ticket prices are $75 and $100 for VIP front row seats.

Proceeds from the event fund our FGI Dallas Scholarship Foundation


About Fashion Group International, Inc.
Fashion Group International of Dallas is part of Fashion Group International, Inc., a global, non-profit, professional organization with more than 6,000 members representing all areas of the fashion industry. 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. For more information about FGI Dallas visit , @FGIDallas, #FGIDallas

Galleria Dallas
Galleria Dallas is an iconic shopping center with a unique collection of more than 200 retailers, restaurants and experiences including a flagship Belk, Nordstrom, Macy’s, the world’s only GAP, Banana Republic and Old Navy combo anchor, a market-exclusive American Girl, The Westin Galleria Dallas hotel and the signature Galleria Ice Skating Center. Welcoming more than 19 million visitors annually, only Galleria Dallas delivers the consummate Dallas shopping experience. Visit for hours and to learn more about the shopping center. Galleria Dallas is managed by Simon Property Group, Inc.
Galleria Dallas, 13350 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, Texas, 75240.
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