September 30, 2011
Live 4 Fashion Auction Benefit
With Brooklyn Fashion Weekend and the Barbados Tourism Authority
Fashion show & silent auction to support the MTV Staying Alive Foundation and the African youths who are educating their peers on HIV awareness and making a difference
New York, NY—On Friday, September 30th, Brooklyn Fashion Weekend (BKFW) will partner with the MTV Staying Alive Foundation (SAF) to celebrate a fun evening of fashion, music, culture and community at Industry City, located at 241 37th Street in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park neighborhood. BKFW will present “Coming to America”, a fashion show featuring the Spring/Summer 2012 collections of visiting African born designers, including Uche Ibezue (Nigeria), DENM by Marie (South Africa) and Felix Anaman (Ghana). The evening will conclude with the Live 4 Fashion Benefit, an after party and silent auction of art, concert tickets and music mementos. For one lucky bidder the Barbados Tourism Authority will be donating a trip for two, for three nights/four days to the All Seasons Resort ‘Europa’ in Barbados, airfare provided by JetBlue Airways.
The All Seasons Resort ‘Europa” nestled in the heart of Sunset Crest, Barbados features 48 one bedroom suites. Each room is 750 sq ft & comprises a kitchenette, a dining and living room area, private patio, cable TV & a personal parking space. A complimentary reggae bus can drop guests to shops and beaches minutes away.
BKFW Founder Rick Davy says, “As we enter into our 5th year anniversary we are honored to partner with the MTV Staying Alive Foundation for such an important cause and very appreciative of the generosity of the Barbados Tourism Authority. We hope our loyal supporters and the Brooklyn community will come out to support this special event.”
The Brooklyn Fashion Weekend Live 4 Fashion Benefit begins at 9PM on Friday, September 30. All proceeds will benefit the MTV Staying Alive Foundation.
For more information about the MTV Staying Alive Foundation, please visit www.staying-alive.org
For more information about Brooklyn Fashion Weekend please visit www.bkfashionweekend.com or contact Media Director, Colleen Gwen Armstrong at firstname.lastname@example.org For more information about the All Seasons Resort in Barbados please visit www.allseasonsresort.bb