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NYWIFT’s Designing Women – Monday, June 13th @ 7 PM

NYWIFT's Designing Women, a leading New York City awards event taking 
place in New York City, honors renowned costume designers, makeup 
artists and hairstylists in film, television and digital media. This 
unique showcase, co-presented by Variety, is attended by actors, 
producers, directors, writers, fashion industry leaders and, of course,
designers. Proceeds from Designing Women benefit the nonprofit 
educational programs of New York Women in Film & Television.

Date: Monday, June 13, 2016
Time: 7 PM
Location: The CUNY Graduate Center Proshansky Auditorium
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY, 10016


Designing Women includes the presentation of an award to a costume 
designer, a makeup artist and a hair stylist as well as the 
presentation of the Variety Ensemble Award to the entire costume, hair 
and makeup design team from a television series or a movie.

Honorees for 2016 include costume designer Sarah Edwards (Teenage 
Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, The Secret Life of Walter 
Mitty, Michael Clayton), hair stylist Rose Chatterton (Shades of Blue, 
The Knick, It's Complicated) and makeup designer Anita Gibson 
(Confirmation, Power, Madea's Big Happy Family). The Variety Ensemble 
Award will be presented to the costume, makeup and hair design team of 
The Affair. 

The award presentations are accompanied by video interviews of the 
honorees and clips illustrating their work. At a reception following 
the awards ceremony, costumes, sketches, posters and stills 
illustrating the work of the honorees are displayed. 

Awards are presented by celebrities and creators who have worked with 
the honorees. Will Arnett will present the award to Sarah Edwards, Ray 
Liotta will present the award to Rose Chatterton, Lela Loren will 
present the award to Anita Gibson, and Maura Tierney will present the 
award to the design team of The Affair. Comedian Jessica Kirson will 

Designing Women, celebrating the creative alchemy of design, character 
and story, is one of the most exciting events in the New York 
entertainment industry's spring calendar.


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