On January 30, 2014, Creative Edge Public Relations, in association with 3P Media Partners, hosted the 7th Annual “Where Music Meets Couture” Showcase at the Maserati of Manhattan Showroom in New York City. The venue set the stage for a quintessential New York City soirée sandwiched in between Super Bowl Weekend and New York Fashion Week.
Red carpet arrivals began at 6:00 p.m. with a slew of NFL players and megawatt celebrities including Atlanta Falcons Will Smith; Buffalo Bills EJ Manual; Cincinnati Bengals Orson Charles; Denver Broncos John Youboty; Indianapolis Colts RB Ahmad Bradshaw and Ricardo Mathews; New Orleans Saints Will Smith; New York Giants Stevie Brown, John Conner, Rueban Randall, Marcus Harris, Henry Hynoski, and Eric Herman; New York Jets Tony Richardson and Dee Milliner; Oakland Raiders Rashad Jennings; Philadelphia Eagles DeSean Jackson; Pittsburgh Steelers Will Allen and Antonio Brown; St. Louis Rams Will Witherspoon, Henry Hynoski and Eric Herman; Seattle Seahawks Brian Maxwell, Breno Giacomoni and O'Brien Schofield; Tampa Bay Buccaneers Akeem Spence, Ka'Lial Glaud, and Jonathan Casillas; Washington Redskins/Hall of Famer Andre Reed; Former Dallas Cowboy Jay Novacek; Former Jacksonville Jaguar Don Davey; and, Former Minnesota Viking Scottie Graham.
The event started off with a private gifting suite and cocktail hour for VIP patrons. As a tribute to New York City, the fashion capital of the world, Creative Edge PR CEO and Publicist, Theodore Palmer, partnered with some of the best emerging designers to present looks via a 5th Avenue-inspired runway show including LaPoshe, Daniel Sudar, Laura Luxe, Layana Aguilar, Starz Fashion House, Edwing DAngelo, and Members Club Clothing. We saw NFL celebrities walk the runway including New York Jets David Nelson, Darrin Walls, and Antonio Cromartie; New York Giants Ramses Barden, Charles James and Louis Murphy; Cleveland Browns T.J. Ward; St. Louis Rams Lance Kendricks, Rodney McLeod and Austin Pettis; Jacksonville Jaguars Mike Brown and J.D. Griggs; Tennessee Titan Visanthe Shiancoe and Oakland Raider Rashad Jennings.
A great time was had by all as we witnessed New York fashion, collide with music and football. In addition to great fashion, music and mingling in a posh environment, all of this was done for a reason, to benefit charity. Proceeds from ticket sales went to the The i’mME Foundation, a Christian-based non-profit organization that provides a family-style village that houses and cares for orphaned children.