New York Fashion Week is coming soon. And with it, a plea to take a moment and help those struggling with HIV/AIDS. The Reality of FASHION The Reality of AIDS is a "reality star runway show" that lets you get up-close to reality stars, see amazing designer fashion, and help a great cause. Not too shabby, right?
The tickets are pretty steep, price-wise, but if you find yourself with extra money and a yearning to get on the BOLT bus to NYC, it's bound to be an amazing event.
Read on for the press release, which includes information on how to purchase tickets.
NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets are now on sale for "The Reality of FASHION The Reality of AIDS," (http://www.realityontherunway.com), slotted to take place on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. The red carpet event will take place at the Altman Building in New York City located at 135 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10001 with doors opening at 7:30 p.m. Advanced tickets are required to attend with prices starting at $200 for standing room, $300 for priority seating, $450 for front row with gift bags and $1200 for Red Carpet/VIP access with a portion of all proceeds being donated to benefit the RFRA AIDS charity of choice for 2013. The featured designer for the evening will be Dominique Auxilly, a well-known NYC based designer who has dressed celebrity names such as Nicki Minaj, Coco, and Tamar Braxton. The official stylist for the show will be Julianne Costigan who has assisted and styled numerous Toronto Fashion Week Shows including Holt Renfrew, Joe Fresh, Christopher Bates & more. RFRA is created and produced by Monique Tatum and Beautiful Planning Marketing & PR (BPMPR).
There are an estimated 300,000 people in the United States who are unaware they are infected with HIV/AIDS. The fundraising event was created to raise immediate awareness surrounding these staggering numbers.
The participating star lineup includes reality stars and celebrities that have appeared on reality shows such as Deena Cortese of The Jersey Shore, Malaysia Pargo of Basketball Wives L.A., Janice Dickinson of Americas Next Top Model, Sheree Whitfield of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, The Bachelor stars, Glam Fairy stars, Tough Love stars and more. The show will showcase 20-25 reality stars gracing the runway in couture pieces that will be auctioned off in weeks following the show to also benefit AIDS.
Sponsors for the evening include AIRWORKS Compressors Corp, Dre Productions, Hatch Creative Studio, Cherwin and Cherwin Auctioneers, Pulsd, Lozo's Virgin Hair, The JW Essex Marriot Hotel, TimeFrozen Photography, and Beautiful Planning Marketing & PR. Sponsorship opportunities are still open for brands to attach their names to an amazing evening.
To purchase tickets, sponsor, or additional information on "The Reality of FASHION The Reality of AIDS" please visit http://www.realityontherunway.com or call 877.841.7244.