Neiman Marcus Group (“NMG” or the “Company”) is proud to announce its CEO, Geoffroy van Raemdonck, was honoured alongside the late fashion industry luminary Virgil Abloh at the Fashion Scholarship Fund (FSF) 85th Annual Awards Celebration: FSF LIVE for his support of The Heart of Neiman Marcus Foundation’s partnership with the FSF, dedicated to promoting diversity in the fashion industry by mentoring and preparing the next generation of industry talent. As a long-standing partner of the FSF, NMG donated over $550,000 to the organization with funds raised through the generosity of corporate giving, brand partners, technology and marketing partners, and customers. Additionally, NMG hosted this year’s FSF Scholars for programming at the Bergdorf Goodman flagship in New York City.
Late designer, fashion industry leader, and global trailblazer, Virgil Abloh, was honoured alongside van Raemdonck for his impact on fostering equity and inclusion across the fashion industry, including through the establishment of his “Post-Modern” Scholarship Fund benefiting Black students. FSF LIVE, the organization’s annual fundraiser, took place at The Glasshouse in New York City on April 11, bringing together industry leaders, alumni, educators, mentors, and supporters, while also celebrating the 2022 class of 123 Scholars, including 23 recipients of the Virgil Abloh™ “Post-Modern” Scholarship Fund.