Honored to be included in the amfAR New York Inspiration Gala alongside the titans of the menswear industry. Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Bottega Veneta, Louis Vuitton, John Bartlett, Michael Kors, Michael Bastian, Band of Outsiders, Rick Owens, Jean Paul Gaultier, Thom Browne, Marc Jacobs, Lanvin (& more plus SP) were asked to participate in the runway show as part of the gala evening at the the legendary Plaza Hotel.
Since its inception in 2010, the Inspiration series has grown to include Galas in five cities around the world: New York, Paris, Los Angeles, São Paulo, and Miami, with each year featuring a different design “Inspiration.” In 2013, two additional cities—Toronto and Rio de Janeiro—will be added to that list. Performers at past events have included Grace Jones, Jennifer Hudson, Liza Minnelli, Sinéad O’Connor, Debbie Harry, Courtney Love, Dita Von Teese, Cyndi Lauper, Kelly Rowland, Scissor Sisters, Hercules and Love Affair, and Katy Perry. Past participants have included Sharon Stone, Sandra Bullock, Andy Cohen, Francisco Costa, Claire Danes, Marc Jacobs, Sofia Coppola, Kevin Huvane, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Chelsea Handler. To date, the Inspiration series has raised more than $6 million to benefit amfAR.
Carly Rae Jepsen
The Dolls: Mia Moretti & Caitlin Moe
Maria Grazia Chiuri
Neil Patrick Harris
John Benjamin Hickey
Thursday, June 13, 2013
New York, New York
Event produced by Josh Wood Productions. Images courtesy Zimbio.com