Glo­ria Steinem, Cecile Richards hon­oured

The Hamilton Spectator - - A&E -

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.

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