Fashion Times The Latest News, Features and Trends from the Fashion World
Jul 25, 2017 Last Updated: 07:57 AM EDT

Metropolitan Fashion Awards 2016: 'Project Runway,' 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Among Nominees

Aug 18, 2016 10:04 AM EDT
Metropolitan Fashion Awards
(Photo : Courtesy/Metropolitan Fashion Awards)

Nominees for the Metropolitan Fashion Awards, which honor outstanding achievements in fashion and costume design in motion pictures, TV and live performance, were revealed on Wednesday.

The winners will be revealed during Metropolitan Fashion Week's closing gala on Oct. 1 at Warner Bros. Studios in Hollywood. Categories include Costume Designer of the Year (Motion Pictures), Costume Designer of the Year (TV), Costume Designer of the Year (Live Performance), Celebrity Stylist of the Year, Fashion Program of the Year, Fashion Commentator of the Year, Fashion Blogger of the Year and Outstanding Ensemble for Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists on a single program.

"We are so excited to receive a record number of entries from all over the world. The enthusiastic response of the entertainment and fashion community is remarkable. These awards are unique because they also embrace fashion bloggers, stylists, commentators and programs that cover the art and talents of both fashion and costume industries," Metropolitan Fashion Week founder Eduardo Khawam said in a statement.

Cirque du Soleil Las Vegas will receive the 2016 Metropolitan Fashion Excellence Award for their outstanding work in costume design during a special presentation.

In addition to the awards presentation, the closing gala will also feature a runway show with more than 150 one-of-a-kind, avant-garde costumes and couture evening gowns created by national and international celebrity costume and fashion designers.

Keep reading to see the full list of nominees.

Metropolitan Fashion Excellence Award

Cirque Du Soleil Las Vegas

Fashion Blogger of the Year

Blake Scott: The Scott Effect

Dulce Candy: Dulce Candy

Olivia Culpo:

Shea Marie: Peace Love Shea


Celebrity Stylist of the Year

Leslie Fremar

Micaela Erlanger

Rob Zangardi & Mariel Haenn

Samantha McMillen

Tara Swennen

Fashion Commentator of the Year

Jeannie Mai

Joe Zee

Jomari Goyso

Giuliana Rancic

Melissa Rivers

Fashion Program of the Year

Fashion Police

E!'s Live From The Red Carpet: The 88th Annual Oscars

Entertainment Tonight

Miss Universe

Nuestra Belleza Latina

Project Runway

RuPaul's Drag Race

Costume Designer of the Year — Live Performance

William Ivey Long: "Grease: Live"

Brandon Michael Currie: "The Wiz Live!" 

Suttirat Anne Larlarb: "Macbeth"

Thierry Mugler: "Zumanity: Cirque Du Soleil"

Costume Designer of the Year — Motion Pictures

Tony Acosta Jr.: "Captain America: Civil War"

Angus Strathie: "Deadpool"

Consolata Boyle: "Florence Foster Jenkins"

Sanja Hays: "Star Trek Beyond"

Ruth Myers: "The Legend of Tarzan"

Costume Designer of the Year — TV

Lou Eyrich: "American Horror Story: Hotel"

Doctor Thorne - Designer: Colleen Kelsall

Paolo Nieddu: "Empire"

Roland Sanchez: "11.22.63"

Alejandro Gastelum: "El Señor de los Cielos"

 Marie Schley: "Transparent"

Outstanding Ensemble for Makeup Artists and Hair Styling

"American Horror Story: Hotel"

"Dancing With the Stars"

"Grease: Live"

"The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story"

"Star Trek Beyond"

FOLLOW: Metropolitan Fashion Awards, celebrity stylist, Fashion Blogger

CONNECT WITH FT: Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our newsletter for the latest news and features from fashion.

© 2015 All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

Popular Now


About Us | Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions | Contact Us

© 2017 IBT Media Inc. All rights reserved.
Your Privacy Rights
The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Fashion Times.