Who said catwalkers don’t have a heart? And so supermodel Naomi Campbell is bringing back Fashion for Relief (TM) a celebrity fashion show on Friday, February 12th at 7PM in the Bryant Park Tents for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week to benefit CARE-assisting the mothers and children of the Haitian earthquake disaster. The event will be hosted by Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York and will include VIP’s, celebrities, and internationally recognized fashion designers in support of the cause. And starting today, American Express card members can have exclusive access to purchase tickets ($100 and $150) before they are released to the general public on Ticketmaster.com. What is also great is that the donated clothing items will be auctioned for the charity on Net-A-Porter staring February 15th.
Said Naomi Campbell,”I am deeply saddened by the recent tragedy in Haiti. So many have been killed and severely affected by the earthquake — women and children in particular are most vulnerable in disasters. Fashion is universal, personal and touches everyone. Our aim is to use this season’s catwalk shows in New York to reach people and help raise crucial funds to help save the lives of women and children.” And echoing AMEX’s support, Jessica Igoe, the Director of Global Sponsorship Marketing, American Express, “American Express is proud to join Naomi Campbell’s Fashion For Relief to help bring together some of the boldest names in the industry for a wonderful cause. We are continually looking to connect our Cardmembers with the passions and experiences that they love and we are honored to connect them with an amazing fashion experience under the Tents that will ultimately provide great assistance to the people of Haiti.”
Past supporters and participants in the event include: Beyonce, Boy George, Cheryl Cole, Cilla Black, Christian Slater, Claudia Schiffer, Erin O’Connor, Faye Dunaway, Iman, Jamelia, Jessica Stam, Kate Moss, Yasmin Le Bon, Ronan Keating, Kelly Osbourne, Lily Cole, P. Diddy, Princess Beatrice, Rio Ferdinand, The Duchess of York, Joaquin Cortes, Tyson Beckford, as well as many others. No doubt this will be another evening for Fashion to truly shine and show the world and Haiti it cares.
Click here to go to the Ticketmaster website and purchase tickets for Fashion for Relief (TM).
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