Fashion designer and entrepreneur Anine Bing will be receiving the prestigious Eliason Merit Award (EMA) in Los Angeles, CA on Dec 8th 2016. She receives the award for her ability to successfully raise Sweden’s profile within the fashion industry and significantly contributing to strengthening Swedish-American relations.
The Eliason Merit Award is an exclusive annual red-carpet event hosted by The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles (SACC-LA). The award honors individuals and businesses that have contributed significantly to strengthening Swedish- American relations within the areas of commerce, culture, science and arts. Previous winners of the EMA include Tove Lo, Joel Kinnaman and Steve Angello among others. The Exclusive event is attended by Swedish/Scandinavian and Ameri- can celebrities, influencers and press representatives and other high-profile guests.
EMA2016 is taking place at Jonathan Beach Club, a private members club located on the shores of Santa Monica with panoramic views of the pacific ocean. The evening includes red carpet arrivals and an intimate award ceremonial dinner followed by an exclusive VIP reception in the award winners honor.
”This woman is ahead of every fashion industry trend” – Harper’s Bazaar
”In Beverly Hills they’re all wearing Anine Bing” – The Times UK
Anine Bing receives the EMA2016 for her cutting edge talent and prominent accom- plishments within the fashion industry – with a strong personal hallmark and a razor-sharp eye for identifying emerging trends – she has put Sweden in the internatio- nal spotlight and helped strengthen the relations between the United States and Sweden.
Anine is a former model and singer and today she is known as a fashion designer and entrepreneur, running her own fashion brand ANINE BING. Furthermore, she is a noted blogger, running the platform “Anine’s World” where she shares inspiration about fashion, lifestyle, career and beauty.
To this date, ANINE BING is sold in more than 300 boutiques worldwide and there are nine ANINE BING flagship stores that can be found in Los Angeles, New York, Antwerp, Brussels, Paris, London, Barcelona, Madrid and Berlin. ANINE BING has received a huge celebrity following and among the ambassadors you will find Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Alba, Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, Kate Bosworth, Malin Åkerman, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and many more. For more on Anine Bing visit http://www.anine- bing.com/
The decision to award Anine Bing this year’s Eliason Merit Award came out of a unanimous vote from the SACC-LA Board of Directors. “Anine Bing represents what the Eliason Merit Award is all about and I am beyond excited to be able to announce this year’s winner,” says Gudrun Giddings, President and Chair of SACC-LA. “She has a remarkable ability to create fashion that inspires a global audience, showcasing Sweden’s superb creativity worldwide”.
The event will be held in the beginning of 2017. Date will be announced shortly.