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Fashion industry to honor Gloria Steinem, Cecile Richards

Associated Press logo Associated Press 5/22/2017 By The Associated Press
FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2017 file photo, Gloria Steinem attends the world premiere screening of HBO's "Becoming Warren Buffett" in New York. The fashion industry is honoring feminist icon Gloria Steinem and Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards at its annual awards ceremony. The two women will join with 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. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2017 file photo, Gloria Steinem attends the world premiere screening of HBO's "Becoming Warren Buffett" in New York. The fashion industry is honoring feminist icon Gloria Steinem and Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards at its annual awards ceremony. The two women will join with 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. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The fashion industry is honoring feminist icon Gloria Steinem and Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards at its annual awards ceremony.

FILE - In this April 5, 2017 file photo, Cecile Richards attends the opening night of the 8th Annual Women in the World Summit in New York. The fashion industry is honoring feminist icon Gloria Steinem and Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards at its annual awards ceremony. The two women will join with 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. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this April 5, 2017 file photo, Cecile Richards attends the opening night of the 8th Annual Women in the World Summit in New York. The fashion industry is honoring feminist icon Gloria Steinem and Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards at its annual awards ceremony. The two women will join with 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. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)

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, organizers announced Monday.

Seth Myers will host the ceremony, which honors 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 honored 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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