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Designer Deals Featured at Housing Works’ Fashion for Action Benefit

Sunday Oct 28, 2012
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NEW YORK, NY - On November 7th over 250 designer brands will come together to benefit 1 charity at Housing Works annual Fashion for Action fundraiser. Looking to score a $1095 Christian Louboutin clutch for $475? How about a glittering Dolce & Gabbana blazer perfect for any Holiday party for under $500? And the profits go to a good cause? Now that takes fashion activism to a new level of fabulous!

Guests will score jaw-dropping deals on over $1 million worth of brand-new merchandise from the most sought-after designer labels, including specialty shops from Brooks Brothers and BCBG Max Azria flanked by a beauty bar and designer handbag wall. Expect the unexpected in a vignette styled by Paper’s own Mickey Boardman.

Vintage jewelry lovers get your tickets now to shop a specially curated Chanel trunk show. Additional goodies from Diane Von Furstenberg, Libertine, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Rebecca Taylor and many more will also be available for sale for up to 70% off retail prices.

Housing Works charitable shopping benefit begins with an Opening Night Reception featuring Honorary Chair, Thom Browne, and Co-Chairs Patricia Clarkson, Cat Greenleaf, and Dree Hemingway. Fashion Consultant Natalie Joos will also host an exclusive VIP Hour for Partner ticket levels and above. A 4-day public sale will follow at the Chelsea Thrift Shop.


Last but not at all least- all proceeds from Fashion for Action will benefit Housing Works lifesaving programs such as job training, medical and legal care, transgender services and counseling for men, women and youth living with or affected by homelessness and HIV/AIDS.

Here is a sneak peak at this year’s unbelievable steals & deals:

Libertine Women’s Black Velvet Blazer Retail: $2500, F4A: $750
Libertine Women’s Cardigan Retail: $750, F4A: $225
Marc by Marc Jacobs Polka Dot Top Retail: $300, F4A: $75
Christian Louboutin Riviera Trash Clutch Retail: $1095, F4A: $475
GF Ferre Black Bootie Retail: $865, F4A: $300
Von de Luxe color spot dye dress Retail: $200, F4A: $75
Fuschia D&G Dolce & Gabbana Satin Blazer Retail: $1400, F4A: $450
Brooks Brothers Pinstripe Suit Retail: $1900 F4A: $800
Michael Kors Mens Black Toggle Duffle Coat Retail: $2000, F4A: $750

For more fab finds and up to the minute Fashion for Action news, follow Housing Works on Pinterest Twitter & Facebook.


Fashion for Action Details:

Opening Night Reception
Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Time: 6pm-9pm; VIPs arrive at 5:30 pm for preview shopping
Location: The Altman Building 135 West 18th Street, (between 6th and 7th avenues)
Tickets: www.fashionforaction.com

Public Sale Days
Date: November 8-11 2012
Time: November 8: 5pm-9pm, November 9-11: 10am-6pm
Location: Chelsea Thrift Shop
Tickets: Sale is FREE and open to the public


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