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Benefits Using Fashion as Main Attractions – World Water Day

DRESS FOR THE OCCASION: Fashion is often the draw of charity events, and some upcoming ones fit that bill perfectly.

A Carolina Herrera fashion show will be part of the Breast Cancer Alliance’s annual luncheon program on Thursday. Creative director Wes Gordon will be in the crowd when her spring collection is shown in association with specialty retailer Richards in Greenwich, Connecticut. The models on the runway will feature women and men who have undergone medical treatment or are living with metastatic breast cancer.

750 guests are expected at the sold-out event in Rye, New York, which is expected to raise more than $1 million for breast cancer research. To date, the organization has awarded more than $32 million in grants. Fashion stylist Ann Caruso and four-time Olympic medalist Chaunté Lowe, both breast cancer survivors, will be featured speakers. Attendees will also have the option to shop for Herrera’s spring looks at a trunk show at Richards on Thursday and Friday.

Housing Works’ annual Fashion for Action fundraiser will be a multi-day, multi-platform event beginning on November 9. About 200 attendees are expected, and actress Patricia Clarkson and Paper magazine editor-at-large Mickey Boardman will host the VIP gathering. The co-chairs are photographer Nigel Barker, Laura Brown, Bethann Hardison, and Cameron Silver. Proceeds from Fashion for Action support Housing Works’ ongoing advocacy and integrated services to address HIV, AIDS and homelessness.

Boardman, Silver and others, including actress Lorraine Bracco, musician Joan Jett, fashion designers Timo Weiland and Betsey Johnson, and model Christie Brinkley, offer selections. This year they will be offering themed ‘Flashback’ assortments inspired by their favorite fashion moments, so hopefully the different decades will be well represented. Jett will offer lace-up leather pants with a leather bodice and Logan Horne will donate a Givenchy parka, Jimmy Choo sneakers, Jimmy Choo x Off-White jewelry, Lanvin high-tops and Louis Vuitton shorts, according to a study. of Housing Works. spokesman. Following the opening night festivities, the sale will run from November 10-12 for the public to shop in person or online.

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