Saturday, October 17, 2015

Pink Pride

It's mid October and I know you've all be doing everything you possibly can to support Breast Cancer Awareness but here's a few more items you can purchase that will really make a difference.

Find your Pink Pride!  Pink represents the fight against a mean girl (and guy) disease. With the products below from 2XU , Trophy Skin, Dr.'s REMEDY and Chamilia, you too can help to eradicate and find a cure for breast cancer. 

5% of purchase donated to the Edith Sanford Breast Cancer Foundation
2XU’s best-selling compression pants for athletes in need of post-exercise recovery and muscle stabilization, proceeds from these limited edition styles will be donated to the local cancer awareness organization.

Trophy Skin: 100% to Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Easy to use, this personal microdermabrasion tool delivers results on par with clinical treatments. Diminish fine lines and wrinkles, sun damage skin, acne scars and rough bumps.


Also, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dr.’s REMEDY is donating 10% of all sales in the month of October from their Power of Pink collection (which includes the polish you’ve received) to the Living Beyond Breast Cancer Foundation. Why not treat your nails to the ultimate feel good manicure, compliments of Dr.’s REMEDY. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Dr.’s REMEDY is proud to partner with Living Beyond Breast Cancer, an organization dedicated to expanding the resources and improving the lives of women living with breast cancer, to launch THE POWER OF PINK collection: three good-for-you shades to help support this worthy cause. Complete with wellness inspired names, a Dr.’s REMEDY signature. Each bottle was hand-picked to promote positivity, serenity and encouragement, empowering those facing the fight against Breast Cancer to feel good about themselves and their nails. AND...if you use code BLOG2015 during checkout you'll receive 10% off! You're welcome.

Chamilia, a Swarovski Group brand, will once again this year donate a portion of each purchase from its “Give Back: Breast Cancer” gift set to the American Cancer Society in support of its efforts in making strides against breast cancer. The set combines the brand’s new pink braided leather cord with easy-to-use clam-shell closure and its “Hope” charm from the “Her Gifts to the World” collection as a special release for the occasion. The gift set includes a bright pink leather bracelet with easy-to-use branded sterling silver clam-shell closure and extender chain and the Chamilia “Hope” charm; retail price: $75. The set will be available at the brand’s more than 2,000 retail partners worldwide and on the Chamilia website.

So what are you waiting for? Show your support TODAY!

Destination Brooklyn - FW|BK

BK|Style Foundation (BK|SF) and Fashion Week Brooklyn (FW|BK) kick off their SS 2016 collection theme “Destination Brooklyn”with the Brooklyn Borough President Office at 10AM on Tuesaday, October 20th with a press conference and mini fashion presentation at Brooklyn Borough Hall.

The next destination is a round of public installments at FW|BK sponsors’ localities BRIC Arts Media House “Handmade Abstract” exhibit, and the “Beauty for Freedom” exhibit hosted by Art in Motion Show at Brooklyn Law School, which run through the entire week. Wednesday’s press events conclude with an invite-only press reception for HIV Awareness at Out of the Closet on 475 Atlantic Ave at 6:30PM, hosted by FW|BK sponsor AIDs Health Foundation.

Thursday night is the first major runway experience of eco-friendly and innovative designers including: kids designer Jenny V Fashion; designers from W. H. Maxwell Career and Technical Education High School; and BK Style Student Mentees Deannelys Corcino Cruz (DCH) and Ixele Akinmowo-Simon (Loose Canon). FW|BK partner Live Stream Public is hosting and live-streaming the invite-only event at their Morgan Avenue location.

BK Style and Beautiful Strangers support for Denim Day NYC returns to BK|FW with their “Denim Night Out” fundraiser on Friday, October 23rd, a public event that is curated by Art for Progress, hosted at the Habana Outpost Café from 6:30PM-10:30PM. Denim Day NYC partners with several nonprofit organizations and programs to raise awareness of sexual assault and violence. The Collections of Men’s Ready-to-wear fashion will be presented Friday night with sponsor Downtown Brooklyn Partnership at the event location sponsor Brooklyn Law School. Red carpet begins at 6:00PM with Nafsi Groove Band opening the evening show. Menswear designers include Zam Barrett and KitWoo.

On Saturday, October 24th, sponsor Red Hook Lab will be hosting a  runway collection of national and international designers with The New Tarot Band will opening the evening show. Spring/Summer  2016 Couture and Ready-to-wear collections include: Joyce Pilarsky from the Philippines; LubOV TumanOVA of Belarus; and Claire Consigny & Millesim Collection of France.

“Destination Brooklyn” finishes its runway collections on Sunday with designers A—Z by Aleksandra Ziravac, Alton Toussaint, John Guarnes, Yangie NY, and Project Runway Winner Irina Shabayeva at Red Hook Lab.
Additional sponsors of BK|Style Foundation and Fashion Week Brooklyn are: Abby Wallach Productions, Claire McKinneyPR, DP Design Consultancy, GCH Advisors,  Drink-King, Saint Francis College, and TCM models management. Special lighting installation sponsored by Dynamic Vision AV.