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For Immediate Release
(New York, NY) Tuesday, September 15th 2009 JarLuxe Foundation hosts Fashion Preservation:Luxe during NY Fashion Week: a high profile cocktail reception and fundraising benefit providing business academic programs and scholarships for aspiring minority youth. JarLuxe debuts the Luxury Fashionlanthropist Award (LFA), presented to a highly distinguished Fashion Designer who immeasurably gives in the arena of Charity in front of over 600 of Luxury Fashion’s industry executives, millionaires and celebrities. The LFA Award, designed by UK Diamond Designer Amosu (Luxury Product Designer of Bentley, the Oscars, Canon, and recently- the World’s Most Expensive Diamond Suit), will be presented.
JarLuxe is proud to announce the Honoree of the event: Maggie Norris with the Luxury Fashionlanthropist Award. A former Director at Ralph Lauren, Maggie Norris has elegantly draped socialites Princess Diana, Audrey Hepburn, Kiera Chaplin, and recently, First Lady Michelle Obama. Maggie is a current board member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), and supports numerous charities including Dressed to Kilt, Fight Against Cancer, Design Cares, and Operation Smile.
Fashion Preservation will be hosted by international supermodel, Debbie Dickinson. A Couture Presentation will include Jaslene Gonzalez from America’s Next Top Model, Elite Agency models and socialites. Special musical performance by solo artist Josh Charles (a collaborator with Wynton Marsalis and Tony Bennett), who will be performing the hit song “Healing Time” that’s been featured on CNN, Fox, CBS, & NBC. The VIP reception is an opportunity for the echelon to interact with the Honoree, celebs, and media’s elite.
Fashion Preservation is one of the most Fashionlanthropic industry events of the year, and as the pioneer of its kind – the most highly distinct accolade in luxury Fashionlanthropic history. This Fall, $16,000 in fashion academic scholarships will be given to underprivileged minorities attending LIM College. This reception serves to reinforce an elite fashion executives’ success, and also to motivate others to deliver service to a very high standard. By celebrating the best, the LFA Award reception encourages the Luxury & Designer Fashion industry to constantly raise its standards in all of its executions.
Jarluxe’s mission is to serve as a reputable resource in support of minority youth with educational expertise by increasing opportunity for future fashion executive careers. Students involved with JarLuxe Foundation represent Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), Laboratory Institute of Merchandising (LIM), Pratt Institute, Parsons the New School for Design, and the School of Art Institute of Chicago. JarLuxe Foundation will constantly work with the New York Department of Education’s high schools and the luxury fashion industry to facilitate impacting events and conferences.
For more information, please visit www.jarluxe.org
6:00pm: Doors Open
7:00-7:45pm Press Op: Elite Press Only.
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Press Pre-Approval Required: RSVP Deadline Friday, September 11, 2009
8:00pm Honoree Program
For Detailed Information on Fashion Preservation: Luxe visit http://www.jarluxe.org/luxecharity.html