Category archives: Charity

FASHION FOR ACTION: 200+ Designer Brands and One Great Cause!

Housing Works annual FASHION FOR ACTION charity benefit kicked off last night in Chelsea. This year’s co-chairs Zac Posen and John Varvatos came together with New York City’s charitable and social communities to present a curated collection of more than 200 designer brands. In it’s 11th year, the organization has gone back to Housing Works’ newly renovated flag[...]

Housing Works will host its annual FASHION FOR ACTION sale next month, opening with a benefit party on Thursday, November 20th. Zac Posen and John Varvatos will be on hand to kick off the VIP reception. We've covered the event in the past. Check out the video below from the 2012 event where Patricia Clarkson and other celebs turned out to give their support: Th[...]

Holiday Cheer at Treasure & Bond

Holiday Cheer at Treasure & Bond

A holiday trunk show at Treasure & Bond in Soho is slated for this Thursday evening…  Meet the designers behind Alpinestars and, at the same time, toast the holiday collection with some bubbly.  Proceeds will be donated to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Plus, gift bags will be given with your purchase.   WHERE/WHEN: Treasure & Bond, 350 West Broadway, NY[...]

Inside the Fashion for Sandy Relief Sample Sale

Here's our chance to shop for a great cause! Just today (Friday), the Metropolitan Pavilion has opened its doors for a charity sample sale (Fashion For Sandy Relief), which will benefit the recovery efforts from Hurricane Sandy. I didn’t have much time this morning, but I did make a quick stop during the preview before they opened the doors to the public.  Inside, y[...]

Fashion For Sandy Relief

A sample sale to benefit Sandy relief efforts… it’s tomorrow (Friday) at the Metropolitan Pavilion.  The Tory Burch Foundation teamed up with the Council of Fashion Designers of America and Vogue for what’s being called Fashion For Sandy Relief.  A long list of designers are offering pieces from their collections at 50% off retail. They include Alexander McQuee[...]

VIDEO: Fashion for Action Charity Fete

As promised, we finally finished editing that video we shot Wednesday night of the Housing Works Fashion for Action charity benefit. With the Nor'easter dropping gobs of slushy snow into The City, I had to sweet talk The Mister into shooting the event.  Check out his handy work above. The public sale goes through this Sunday, November 11th at Housing Works Chelse[...]

Housing Works Fashion For Action Public Sale Starts Today

Through the weekend, you can shop for a cause at the Housing Works thrift shop in Chelsea where you’ll find 250 designer brands sold at charitable prices.  Last night, we attended the benefit reception at the Altman Building. Despite the storm, Fashion for Action's co-chair Patricia Clarkson and other celebs turned out to give their support.  We shot video of the [...]