On May 28th, New York Women in Film and Television hosted the yearly recurring Designing Women Awards Gala together with Variety. It's a celebration of creativity in design, character and story by honoring renowned costume designers, makeup artists and hairstylists in film, television and digital media.
The honorees for 2015 were costume designer Ann Roth (Extremely Loud and Incredible Close, Working Girl, The English Patient), hair stylist Francesca Paris (Boardwalk Empire, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Two Weeks Notice) and makeup artist Beverly Jo Pryor (Empire, Selma, Lee Daniels' The Butler).
The Variety Ensemble Award was presented to the costume, makeup and hair design team of Orange Is the New Black. Presented by celebrities and creators who have worked with the honorees, tonight's event featured presentations by Gretchen Mol (Boardwalk Empire) and more, and Lea DeLaria (Orange is the New Black).
Before the event was the mandatory photo wall, and this year's celebrities attending, of which many were beloved cast-members of Orange is the New Black, included Uzo Aduba (“Crazy Eyes”), Alysia Reiner (“Fig”), Kate Mulgrew (“Red”), Lea DeLaria (“Big Boo”), Barbara Rosenblat (“Rosa”) and Laura Gomez (“Blanca”), model Rain Dove and Gretchen Mol among many others.
Season 3 of Netflix Orange is the New Black hit will be available for streaming on June 12th. Can't wait!