The Circle founder, Annie Lennox will be honoured with the Fashion 4 Development Award at the organization’s sixth Annual First Ladies Luncheon.

The event will be held on the 21st September 2016 at the Pierre Hotel in New York City during the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly. Attendees will include First Ladies from around the world, as well as fashion industry mavens, influencers and diplomats, who will all gather to support fashion and diplomacy, and celebrate the progress of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Hosted by Vogue Italia’s Franca Sozzani, The Circle fellow Ambassador Livia Firth and Fashion 4 Development president Evie Evangelou it will also feature a runway presentation by Ralph & Russo

The award is being given to Annie to recognise her founding of The Circle and will be an opportunity for her and Livia to talk about the work of The Lawyers Circle in regards to ensuring a living wage for the many women working in the fast fashion supply chain.