High 'Profile Awards' Presented at femme

Sep 23, 2002, 01:00 ET from Advanstar Communications, Inc.

    NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- femme, New York's largest apparel and
 accessories show, will be handing out statues once again at the Profile Awards
 Ceremony on Tuesday, September 24th.  The Profile Awards, which started in
 May, has quickly become a tradition at femme.
     Leon Hall, host of E! Fashion Emergency, headlines the extravaganza with
 an all-star line-up of fellow judges who include two of New York City's most
 talented young designers, Benjamin Cho and Alice Roi.
      The coveted awards are presented in the following categories:
      Best Exhibitor Booth               Menswear Award
      Best Dressed Male                  Womenswear Award
      Best Dressed Female                International Award (NEW)
      Accessory Award                    Innovative Fashion Award (NEW)
      Celebrity Award (NEW)
     Arriving straight from the Emmy's, Leon Hall brings his expert fashion
 insight and television charm to the over 2000 attendees of the Awards show.
     Benjamin Cho, a fixture in New York City's downtown scene, has made a name
 for himself among celebrities and the fashion world.  His ability to tamper
 with tradition has shaped him into a New York style icon.
     Alice Roi, nominated for the "Perry Ellis Best New Designer of the Year,"
 award, has quickly catapulted to the forefront of New York's fashion scene.
 Her mix of downtown edginess and high-end style has had some fashion critics
 dub her the next Coco Chanel.
     femme will be held September 22-25, at the Jacob Javits Center.  femme
 draws over 1500 domestic and international lines and attracts over 10,000
 attendees from all over the world. For more information, visit
 http://www.femmeshow.com .
     About femme:
     femme is produced by Advanstar Communications, Inc., a worldwide business
 information company serving specialized markets with high quality information
 resources and integrated marketing solutions.  Advanstar has 92 business
 magazines and directories, 77 exhibitions and conferences, numerous Web sites,
 and a wide range of direct marketing, database and reference products and
 services.  In addition to femme, Advanstar produces the International Fashion
 Fabric Exhibition and I-TexStyle on the East Coast.  For more information,
 visit http://www.advanstar.com.
     femme is also an affiliate of MAGIC International, which is the subsidiary
 of Advanstar Communications.  MAGIC International is the world 's largest and
 most widely recognized organizer of trade shows for the apparel industry.
 MAGIC International produces the MAGIC Marketplace in Las Vegas featuring
 MAGIC, WWDMAGIC, MAGIC kids and the edge.  For more information on MAGIC
 International, visit http://www.magiconline.com.
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