K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers Gala to honor Heidi Klum, Thomas A. Kingsbury (President and CEO of Burlington Stores, and Carl Banks, Former NY Giant and President of G-III Sports…also celebrated a record year of donations of new products given to children/families in need…and a block buster fund raising night that garnered $2.1 million+.
How perfect was this venue-the American Museum of Natural History…where probably everyone in attendance (a sold-out crowd of 1000) had spent countless hours running around the halls, screaming at the top of their lungs-either as kids or in search of them...
|Fashion Designer, ZAC POSEN + Haresh Tharani, Benefit Co-Chair, Chairman, Tharanco|
|Megawatt smiles for good reason: Karen Bromley, Benefit Co-Chair, Principal, The Bromley Group, Ken Ohashi, Sr. VP International, Aeropostale|
|Step and Repeat featured honorees and board members of the recently merged charitable institutions|
|Elegance personified-Coco Rocha -Super Model and poised MC of the evening. Showed all why she is an in-demand model par excellence…and no doubt, a future successful entrepreneur much like the honorees.|
|Classic- undo=polished and ideal way to show off a beautiful necklace|
|wearing Chanel and Versace shoes|
|5 people deep-Heidi Klum- Emmy winning TV host, Executive producer and Entrepreneur and a Mom herself--the most photographed honoree-no surprise here.|
|The three honorees L-R: Thomas A. Kingsbury, President +CEO, Burlington Stores, Heidi Klum-Emmy winning TV host, Executive producer and Entrepreneur , Carl Banks-NY GIANT (Pro Bowl+Superbowl winning!) President of G-III Sports|
|Flawlessness includes beautiful pumps and the ability to stand tall in them|
Gerber Childrenswear LLC…on the terrific turn-out for this evening's event, glamorous attendees (including the honorees), and in turn the ability of the merged K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers Inc. a 501©(3) non-profit organization- to provide even more to those who lack the basics-apparel, home-furninshings…on a worldwide basis.
#GiveWarmthCampaign Goal of 1 million pieces of new winter product (apparel, blankets)…by November 5th, 2014.
|We are taking style lessons here-impeccable merger of day to night attire incorporating three trends: leather moto jacket, metallic sheen, and a statement tee|
|Well run event---plenty of bars, passed bites, beautiful dinner set-up in the Big Whale room|
|footwear of choice NIKES…these two guys came together but did not plan the black on white-white on black NIKEs (we asked)|
CODA: To date, over $1.2 billion of donated products have been distributed, serving the poor and disadvantaged, worldwide.