STATEMENT: Neiman Marcus joins the forces of luxury fashion in search of the extraordinary to celebrate the 2024 awards (2)

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STATEMENT: Neiman Marcus joins the forces of luxury fashion in search of the extraordinary to celebrate the 2024 awards (2)

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In honor of Maria Grazia Chiuri, Daniel Roseberry and Simon Porte Jacquemus, the awards celebration brought together the most powerful industry leaders revolutionizing luxury experiences

PARIS, March 4, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, Neiman Marcus Group (NMG) celebrated the second year of the revamped Neiman Marcus Awards, honoring the 2024 winners at the legendary Ritz Paris. The intimate party was attended by the biggest names in the global fashion industry and served to kick off year-long client programming in partnership with the honorees. The awards platform harnesses the full force of Neiman Marcus' merchandising and marketing magic to deliver the pinnacle of exclusive customer experiences while boosting the respective businesses of In Pursuit of the Extraordinary award winners. Last year's award winners experienced double-digit increases in net sales in 2023, compared to 2022.

"With a program history spanning more than eight decades, the Neiman Marcus Awards are testament to our unparalleled legacy of building brands and connecting global creative visionaries with the American luxury customer," said Geoffroy van Raemdonck, CEO of NMG. . "As we look forward to customer activations with this year's award winners, we will continue to push the boundaries of our integrated retail approach and deliver on our promise to revolutionize luxury experiences."

Maria Grazia Chiuri, creative director of Women's Haute Couture, Ready-To-Wear and Accessories Collections for Dior, received the Neiman Marcus Award for Distinguished Service in the Field of Fashion. Daniel Roseberry, creative director of Schiaparelli, received the Neiman Marcus Award for Creative Impact in the Field of Fashion, and Simon Porte Jacquemus, founder and creative director of Jacquemus, received the Neiman Marcus Award for Innovation in the Field of Fashion. This year's winners join a list of more than 150 fashion luminaries who have been recognized since Stanley Marcus and Carrie Marcus Neiman founded the program in 1938. Roseberry and Chiuri are next-generation couturiers from their respective houses: Elsa Schiaparelli won in 1940 and Christian Dior won in 1947.

The Neiman Marcus Awards return as a modernized strategic platform created to celebrate brand partners who share an interest in the retailer's innovative approach to delighting America's luxury customer. Each honoree will conceptualize a unique brand expression brought to life through immersive experiences as part of Neiman's "Retail-tainment" strategy. Exclusive activations will be further expanded across its entire integrated retail model: in-store, online and via remote sales. To celebrate the awards, a special congratulatory message to this year's honorees will be projected on the famous NASDAQ screens in Times Square in New York City on Monday, March 4. NMG's more than 10,000 associates celebrated by sharing what they love about working with the brands of this year's award winners.

"I am very excited to receive the Neiman Marcus Award. This important award was given to Monsieur Dior on the occasion of his first fashion show and today, after 70 years, I also receive the same recognition. The same award was also given to great designers whom I admire very much. Furthermore, it is also a reflection on my time at Dior. My desire has always been to be in dialogue and conversation with the work of Monsieur Dior through the archives and history of Dior. I would like to sincerely thank all the people who have allowed me to receive this award, because fashion is a great community and that is why this award is to share with all these people," said Chiuri.

"If you know anything about Dallas, you know that Neiman Marcus is the definitive beacon of that fantasy world. And by extension, Neiman gave me the definitive invitation to dream and dare to be a part of it. And maybe one day, some small way, help create your future. I am so grateful to Geoffroy and Lana for honoring me with this award, and to Neiman Marcus for being the institution that it is, for giving so many of us permission to dream big," said Roseberry.

"With this [Award] in my hands, I feel like I'm on the right path. Thank you, Neiman Marcus. It has meant a lot to me and I take it as a beautiful invitation to the United States as well," Jacquemus said.

The event saw a fusion of new generations of legendary fashion houses, creative directors, entrepreneurs and industry leaders. Leonardo Ferragamo, whose father and sister were honored in the past, joined the festivities. Other attendees were Albert Kriemler, Amina Muaddi, Anh Duong, Blake Abbie, Brigitte Niedermair, Delphine Arnault, Diego Della Valle, Eva Chen, Eva Jospin, Francis Kurkdjian, Georgina Brandolini d'Adda, Guram Gvasalia, Johannes Huebl, Jordan Roth, Laetitia Casta, Lara Cosima Henckel von Donnersmarck, Maggie Maurer, Michèle Lamy, Olivia Palermo, Rick Owens, Sidney Toledano, in addition to the main clients of Neiman Marcus.

Aiming to empower the next generation of leaders in the luxury industry, Neiman Marcus announced it is expanding its programming with partner Fashion Scholarship Fund, the industry's leading workforce education and preparation nonprofit. of fashion. To celebrate the Neiman Marcus Awards, the retailer will host mentorship sessions with this year's well-known brands and Fashion Scholarship Fund scholars and alumni throughout the year.

The Neiman Marcus Awards platform is one of many ways the integrated luxury retailer creates a differentiated halo effect serving all brand partners and making life extraordinary for its luxury customers. Neiman Marcus offers an industry-leading product assortment, unmatched customer service, and extraordinary experiences every day to further strengthen the long-term relationships it has with its customers.

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ABOUT THE NEIMAN MARCUS AWARDS: The Neiman Marcus Awards are a platform to recognize and amplify the world's innovative fashion luminaries. The platform includes the prestigious Neiman Marcus Award for Distinguished Service in the Field of Fashion, a legacy established by Carrie Marcus Neiman and Stanley Marcus 86 years ago, as well as two expanded categories: the Neiman Marcus Award for Creative Impact in the Field of Fashion Moday the Neiman Marcus Award for Innovation in the Field of Fashion.

The Distinguished Service Award has been given to more than 150 luxury fashion luminaries in the industry, including Christian Dior, Coco Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Giorgio Armani, Grace Kelly, Karl Lagerfeld, Miuccia Prada, Oscar de la Renta , Ralph Lauren, Salvatore Ferragamo, Carolina Herrera, Estée Lauder, Baccarat, and Brunello Cucinelli, among others

The revamped awards are an extension of the company's growth strategy to revolutionize luxury experiences. Celebrates brand partners who share an interest in NMG's differentiated approach to retail and purpose-driven commitment to creating impact. As a relationship business, the rewards platform embodies the company's differentiated business model, connecting brand partners with luxury customers in entirely new ways.

ABOUT NEIMAN MARCUS:Neiman Marcus is a Dallas-based luxury retailer providing customers with access to exclusive and emerging brands, advance service and unique experiences since 1907. Every day, Neiman Marcus connects with customers around the world while delights them with exceptional experiences across a 36-store U.S. footprint, one of the largest U.S. luxury e-commerce platforms, and industry-leading remote selling and personalization technology. From delicious dining and indulgent beauty services to personalized experiences and exclusive products, there's something for everyone. To stay up to date with the latest Neiman Marcus news and events, visit or follow the brand on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

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