Reporting by Leah
Fashion Fights Cancer (FFC) hosted its first event of the year as friends and supporters joined its event onAugust 19, 2010, at the Audi Forum located on Park Avenue in New York City.
The fashion and shopping event, hosted by media personality Suzy Malick, featured ten designers and a large portion of the proceeds were donated to cancer foundations and research. Special guest appearance was made by Casey Gillespie, Editor and Chief of Zink Magazine.
This FFC annual event featured collections from ten designers including New York Fashion Weeks own Tadashi Shoji, Whistle Flute, and Byron Lars. Each designer showcased pieces from their current collection in a fashion show and pieces were available for purchase at the sample sale event. Proceeds benefitted the Im Too Young for This Cancer Foundation and The Cancer Research Institute.
This year the participating designers and sponsors included Tadoshi Shoji, Byron Lars, Lotus Grace, Khari by Kahrianne Kerr, H. Fredriksson, Zink Magazine, YMCA, The FAB Network, Love Life Now, YouAreOnTheList.com, Models International, I Concepts Media and iFashion Network, and many more.
Gift bags were given to the first 100 guests in attendance. Two special gift bags sponsored by top brands including Maybelline and Zink Magazine were silently auctioned off during the event.
General admission tickets were $50 and a portion of the ticket price went toward the purchase of any item available at the sample sale. VIP tickets were $250.
For more information on this event and organization please visit www.fashionfightscancer.com.