Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Project Runway winner Seth Aaron at Fashion Fights Poverty Gala!

Besides the standard Open Bars, silent auction and VIP swag bags, guests will enjoy an exciting presentation incorporating many more innovations than a traditional runway show, followed by an hour long exhibition where guests can get up close to the pieces and meet designers.

2012 Fashion Fights Poverty Dress Responsibly Gala Designers :
 ~Project Runway Season 7 winner, Seth Aaron Henderson! 
~Renewable fabric apparel designer, Earthtec 
~EcoArtFashion founder, Luis Valenzuela!
~ 2011 Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation Designers Award recipient, Tara St. James (Study NY)
~  Local DC metro area designers, Laura Williams and Ginger Root!
~  NY-based sustainable fabric lingerie designer, Daisy & Elizabeth
~  LA-based eco-friendly designer, LAVUK
~ Swimwear and NY-based apparel designer, Ashley Zaba
~ Vegan shoes and bag designer Cri-de-Ceour
 Featuring animal activist and creator of the "12 in 12 for 12" campaign, Gabby Wild.

Location: Artisphere- 1101 Wilson Blvd Arlington VA 22209
Neighborhood: Rosslyn
Event Phone Number: (571) 969-3121
Two ticket levels:

VIP: $150 includes:
VIP Cocktail Reception VIP gift bag
 Reserved Seating
 Passed hors d'oeuvres provided by Olazzo
 Open bar provided by SugarRimBar
 Exclusive access to after-party at Mio Restaurant (1110 Vermont Ave NW  Washington DC)

General Ticket: $75 includes:
 Standing room view of the fashion show (designated ballroom and mezzanine areas)
 Hors d'oeuvres
 Open bar provided by SugarRimBar
 Exclusive access to after-party at Mio Restaurant (1110 Vermont Ave NW  Washington DC)

 The Fashion Fights Poverty annual gala is high profile Washington, DC event. This fashion and arts showcase features premier fashion houses as well as local & international artisans and designers, that have demonstrated how fashion, textiles and designs can and will continue to alleviate poverty, empower communities and contribute in helping the environment.

The 2012 Fashion Fights Poverty Dress Responsibly Gala is our largest presentation yet. With production by Violetta Markelou, the gala will feature a fashion show and presentations by some of the most visionary eco/ethical designers today.

Other details:

Dress code: Fashionably Chic
Parking garages within close proximity of Artisphere. (Free parking after 6pm)
The Rosslyn metro (Blue/Orange lines) is about a block away.

For more information about Fashion Fights Poverty, go to http://www.fashionfightspoverty.org/.

Pictured: Seth Aaron; Eco Art Paper dress by Luis Valenzuela