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Fashion design helps charity

on Wednesday,May 04,2011 22:05

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Fashion Forward, which will be hosted by the Time Out New York Lounge, is a series of fashion shows that will raise money for the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA). There will be an event each Wednesday in May, according to Broadway World.

These shows will feature creations from various local fashion designers in a competition. Each night there will be a winner and all of the clothing will be auctioned off at the end of the night. There will also be performances and appearances by celebrities including Tituss Burgess from 30 Rock, and Reichen Lehmkuhl, who is on the A-List. Every week there will be new hosts, according to the news source.

Along with the auctioned items, DIFFA will also receive contributions from the $5 entrance fee that individuals who attend the shows will be charged.

According to the Times Square Chronicles, there will be winners each week that are chosen by the audience. At the final show, designers from each week will be able to showcase a couple of their creations, but they can only use pre-owned materials and spend $20 on each.
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