Gloria Steinem, Cecile Richards honoured
The fashion industry is honouring feminist icon Gloria Steinem and Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards at its annual awards ceremony. The two women will join actress-singer Janelle Monae in receiving a special tribute from the board of directors of the Council of Fashion Designers of America on June 5. Seth Myers will host the ceremony, which honours fashion’s top designers of the year, at Manhattan’s Hammerstein Ballroom. Presenters will include Nicole Kidman, Kerry Washington, Paris Jackson and Armie Hammer. Also being honoured are designer Rick Owens, who will receive a lifetime achievement award, and Franca Sozzani, the former editor of Vogue Italia who died late last year.