This season we will be helping return Christine Ayres to good health, who was diagnosed with Stage IIIB breast cancer last June, and is currently undergoing chemo. 100% of auction winnings will go to Christine Ayres.
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“As a kid I had a very nomadic lifestyle, having lived in several countries around the world, mostly due to my parents’ jobs. It’s an experience for which I’m eternally grateful. While it benefited me with a rich exposure to other cultures, it left cracks in my foundation that others could not see.
The emotional and psychological impact of uprooting and rerooting myself in five different countries before the age of 20 meant I had no sense of home or place in the outer world and my internal world felt incredibly malleable.
I had no sense of home or place
As a result, I struggled to establish myself in a career, a community, and an identity. Music was the one constant companion that’s managed to stick with me through the rapid series of tectonic life shifts I’d gotten used to. Playing music was something I loved since I was a small child, before all of the moving around began. After the globetrotting started, I clung to it like a life raft because it was the only thing I had that gave me a sense of personal foundation.
I moved to Los Angeles after school and spent three years struggling to break in to the industry. That was when I found myself in the worst job market in recent memory. During that time I had no friends, no money, no life really. The cumulative stress those years of struggle in LA took a debilitating toll on my health, which had a ripple-effect on my life for several years after. Saddled with student loan debt, and my health issues made finding work that would pay the bills and shrink my debt that much harder.
During that time I had no friends, no money, no life really
Things took a turn for the better when I finally landed my first entry-level position at an independent record label. The pay was low but I didn’t care. That year, everything started falling into place — I had an exciting job in the only world I felt I belonged, I found several great girlfriends, found a charming studio apartment in a neighborhood I loved and essentially laid the groundwork for a new life I could finally live on my own terms.
I found several great girlfriends, found a charming studio apartment
I also found love, ending up in a great relationship with a man whose presence in my life was a vital source of love and support. By 2018 I was feeling a lust for life I hadn’t felt since I was a teenager. I dove into a forgotten passion, dancing, and started planning trips. I finally felt like I was living and not just surviving.
I also found love, ending up in a great relationship
But that year things started changing too, starting with the breakup of my relationship. I spent that year readjusting to life as single me after six years with my now-ex boyfriend. One rift followed another, and by January of 2019 I learned that my closest friend and confidante was moving away to another country. I felt so alone with no support for what was to come.
Around that same time I remember when I felt the lump in my right breast. At the same time beloved cat Smokey had also become ill — vets were concerned he might have cancer. As we both went to a doctor for a diagnosis of a cyst on the same day I found out he was not sick but my news was not so good. I felt like a bomb about to explode from the shock, and explode I did. But the real knuckle on the gut punch was that I was finally feeling GOOD for the first time in my adult life, and now this.
Around that same time I felt the lump in my right breast
I was ultimately diagnosed with Stage IIIb breast cancer. Since then its been established that I’m going to have a year-long journey fighting this cancer. Treatment is 3-5 months of chemotherapy, followed by surgery, radiation and then five years of hormone therapy.
I’m blessed that I now have insurance, which is helping defray some of the cost, but even with that the medical bills have eaten away more than half of the savings I’ve managed to build, and I’m only two months into a year-long battle. Medical debt is a near-certainty.
I am grateful for the support of the Carol Galvin Foundation.
With your help I hope to avoid backsliding into the downward spiral that poor health and debt can find you in, that I worked long and hard to escape from in the past. I’ll be able to rebuild to a place of vitality once more so that I can give back to all who have given to me.”
With your help I’ll be able to rebuild to a place of vitality once more
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8 Mott St.
SS20 Runway Show for Hiuman, Fengyi Tan, All Comes From Nothing, Leaf Xia
Spring Studios, Gallery 1
6 St. John’s Lane
New York, NY 10013
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The Pierre 2E Lounge
2 East 61st Street & 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10065
Jackie Holliday is organizing a press launch and VIP New York Fashion Week catwalk show to showcase the brand’s latest exclusive new warm weather collection inspired by Miami’s legendary art district, Wynwood. The collection will consist of both menswear and womenswear pieces, and will be an international and hip luxury line with an upscale ready to wear component, as well as atelier. The collection will also include red carpet looks. The launch is set to create an international fashion forward luxury presence and will consist of menswear and womenswear pieces.
The show will be held in NYC at the illustrious Pierre luxury hotel on the 5th September 2019. The event will be a combination of runway show and after-party, and international press conference before the show.
New York City Stewart Hotel Fitzgerald Ballroom
Show Title: Mother
Baby believes that the nursery is the world entire and that Mama is exclusively his. Mama tries to make it so, but she has many roles and she must move through them all like a multi-headed goddess. Expect nursery chic and some twists from Francki Michels’ 6th collection for Ex Mermaid.
Visit the Ex Mermaid Youtube channel for a taste of previous shows:
6 pm & 8:30 pm
Industry and Public
45 E 45th St
NY, NY 10017
NYFS Presents Global Design Feature (11 Emerging Designer Show)
New and Emerging Designers from all over the globe will have the opportunity to feature their collection in NYFW New York Fashion Showcase shows.
Join us as three Colleges are Featuring Emerging Designers at NYFW New York Fashion Showcase Spring Summer 19.
All Reclaimed by P
Dignified Women’s Apparel
Beneath the Bark Jewelry
J. Noelle Design
Industry and Public
NYFW New York Fashion Showcase Presents Award-winning Designer Victor Sanchez.
Victor Sanchez is an award-winning designer from Florida. Featuring some of the most iconic looks of all times. Join us as Victor Sanchez graces our runway this fashion season.
Industry and Public
45 E 45th St.
New York, NY 10017
RED CARPET 5 PM
SHOW 6 PM
Supermodels Unlimited Magazine Hosts New York Fashion Week Event for Shatterproof – Celebrities and Models Raise Awareness for Substance Use Disorder During National Recovery Month
Over the last two years, survivors, celebrities, and families affected by the opioid crisis have come forward to share their stories. As decades of medical neglect come to light, large pharmaceutical companies and government bodies are finally taking notice. The fashion industry is no stranger to addiction and in the true spirit of New York Fashion Week, Supermodels Unlimited Magazine will honor those lost to the disease of addiction and celebrate those living in recovery by showcasing a collection of little blue dresses on September 7, 2019. The LBD Movement is a celebrity fashion showcase held seasonally during New York Fashion Week that highlights national issues facing teens and young adults.
This year’s show will feature survivors of addiction, from all walks of life, who are giving back to their communities and inspiring a new generation to make healthy choices. Along with the survivors walking in The LBD Movement runway show are celebrated models and actresses: Isis King from Netflix’s Now They See Us, Jeana Turner from America’s Next Top Model (ANTM). Spinning beats for the models is celebrity DJ James Kennedy from Bravo-TV’s Vanderpump Rules.
The evening’s celebrity host will be Jordan Kimball of ABC-TV’s Bachelor in Paradise. Kimball is currently starring in the newest season of Bachelor in Paradise, where things are quickly heating up. Kimball is also a fan favorite from The Bachelorette. Kimball will be joined by current cast members walking in the show to support the cause. “What they’re doing cannot be applauded enough. Addiction effects everyone at some point in their life, whether it be a friend, family, or yourself. Shatterproof is working hard to aid in their recovery, save lives, and rebuild relationships. Shatterproof is a blessing, and we owe it to them to show our support!” says Jordan Kimball.
Supermodels Unlimited Magazine will conclude The LBD Movement runway event with a live music tribute by Wesley Stromberg from The X Factor, followed by a financial commitment to Shatterproof. Shatterproof is a national nonprofit organization focused on reversing the course of the addiction crisis in America by advocating for changes to federal and state policy, transforming addiction treatment, ending stigma and providing public education through family and workplace programs.
“One in three Americans is impacted by addiction, and with stigma as the leading killer in our country, our young people especially need to feel supported in openly discussing this disease and seeking treatment,” said Gary Mendell, Founder and CEO of Shatterproof. “It is imperative that industries do their part to lead the conversation around this public health crisis, and we are grateful to Supermodels Unlimited Magazine and the fashion industry for using their platform to do so.”
The event will feature a Bubbles with Benefits bar, sponsored by Vita Coco from 8-9PM, giving both guests and media the opportunity to spend time with the event participants, media, and the charity to speak about the important work being done to help those in need.
About Supermodels Unlimited Magazine
Supermodels Unlimited Magazine is a leading publication on the women’s market that is dedicated to inspiring and empowering females. Now in its 19th year of publication, SU has taken over the modeling industry as a vital resource for both aspiring and established models and industry professionals. In the spirit of philanthropy, SU works closely with numerous celebrities and causes to promote inclusion.
Shatterproof is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to reversing the course of the addiction crisis in America and ending the devastation addiction causes families. Shatterproof is transforming addiction treatment, shattering stigma, advocating for federal and state policy change and payer reform, and supporting and educating the community.
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WHAT: Supermodels Unlimited Magazine Presents: The LBD Movement; a celebrity fashion show highlighting the Opioid Epidemic across America benefiting Shatterproof.
WHO: Jordan Kimball from ABC-TV’s Bachelor in Paradise, America’s Next Top Model Jeana Turner, Isis King from Netflix’s Now They See Us, Noah Lis from NBC-TV’s The Voice, and Wesley Stromberg from Emblem3 / The X Factor
WHERE: THE SKYROOM: The New Museum – 7th Floor
Located at: 235 Bowery, New York, NY 10002
WHEN: Saturday, September 7th
6:00 PM Red Carpet Arrivals
6:25 PM Noah Lis from The Voice Performs Live
6:35 PM Spring Trends Preview Followed by Live Music
7:00 PM The LBD Movement Runway Event
7:30 PM Show Finale with Wesley Stromberg from X-Factor
7:45 PM Shatterproof Financial Award by Supermodels Unlimited
8:00 PM Bubbles with Benefits Reception Provided by Vita Coco
Tumbler and Tipsy by Michael Kuluva Spring/Summer 2020 New York Fashion Week Runway Show presented by CreakyJoints.
This 10th anniversary runway show will be held on Saturday September 7th at 7:30pm. There will be a reception immediately following the runway show to celebrate the Tumbler and Tipsy brand anniversary.
At 24 years of age, the independent African-American Atlanta-raised designer made his runway debut at New York Fashion Week February 2019, sponsored by Essentia Water, and awarding winning hair/ make-up artist Marcello Costa.
He showcased his mostly gender-less, vibrant, easy to identify garments that were designed to enhance any outfit.
Vingioni By Rodell Grayʼs goals have been set and accomplished up to this point, and he will continue to showcase timeless pieces this upcoming September during New York Fashion Week.
Chelsea and Walker has presented the last three seasons and featured in WWD, NY Mag, and by top influencers. This is an exclusive NYFW presentation closed to the public.
Featuring: Torannce, Dea The Label, House of Campbell, Portia & Scarlett, Made With Love Bridal, and Sonya Swim