Monday, October 11, 2010

Fashion News & Events

From the house of Prada...

Prada is opening a new store in Vegas:

Prada Crystals at City Center
3720 South Las Vegas Blvd.
(702) 740-3000

Donna Karan, Uma Thurman & Saks 
Team up for KEY TO THE CURE

Donna Karan has created a T-shirt in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Designer Donna Karan created a limited edition T-shirt exclusively to benefit KEY TO THE CURE that will retail for $35 at Saks Fifth Avenue stores, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH stores and on One hundred percent of the proceeds from each shirt sold will be donated to local charity partners.
"For me, it's not just about dressing women; it's about addressing the issues that are so important to all of us,” says Donna Karan. “I lost my mentor Anne Klein and my best friend Lynn Kohlman to breast cancer. We've made great strides, but we still don't have a cure.”

“Who better than Uma Thurman to represent this campaign?” states Donna Karan. “She's a mother and an artist and is passionate about making a difference."
Saks Fifth Avenue’s charity shopping weekend will take place October 21 to 24 at all Saks stores nationwide, all Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH stores and through Saks will donate 2% of sales Thursday to Sunday, October 21 to 24, up to $500,000, to local and national women’s cancer charities. Saks Fifth Avenue will also make a donation of $375,000 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Bright Lights & Jaeger

It seems Jaeger is becoming a celebrity favorite. Just look at the pictures below.

Rose Elinor Dougall in Boutique by Jaeger
Olly Alexander in Jaeger London

Rachel Stevens in Jaeger London
Pixie Lott in Boutique by Jaeger

Passion for Fashion

The For a Day Foundation is celebrating 10 years of service to pediatric cancer patients.

October 18th, 6-10pm
INC Lounge, Time Hotel
224 West 49th Street

Fashion Showing: 6-7pm
Featuring pediatric cancer patients modeling designs and accessories from Nolcha Fashion Week: New York designers - Vivienne Pash, Evolve45, and MBrulee

Open bar sponsored by Pristine Vodka from 6-7pm
Cash bar and music by DJ Jove from 7-10pm

Silent auction

Ticket price: $35
Event registration: For A Day Foundation

All proceeds benefit The For a Day Foundation, a 501C3 non-profit organization. The For a Day Foundation is committed to creating emotionally therapeutic experiences for seriously ill children—and providing them and their families with a joyful and much needed diversion from the strain of chronic treatment. Hosting Queen for a Day, Hero for a Day, and Designer for a Day events, we use role models, make believe, and play therapy to give each child the opportunity to imagine and live out a fantasy while experiencing a moment of the childhood they all deserve. For more information, go to: For A Day Foundation.

Riller & Fount Sample Sale

Dresses, tunics, tees, tanks, leggings, and more from the LA-based contemporary brand
Pieces from spring/summer 2009 all the way to the current season up to 80% off retail prices