Catherine Malandrino and Mary J Blige host Resort 2011 Fashion Presentation at the MOMA to Benefit FFAWN

06.15.10

MARY J. BLIGE and CATHERINE MALANDRINO Launch Collection at MoMA to Benefit FFAWN

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WHO:Mary J. Blige and Catherine Malandrino united to raise money and awareness for FFAWN (Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now)

WHO ELSE: Appearances by Mary J. Blige, Estelle, Sessilee Lopez, Jill Hennessy, Todd English. Philip Bloch , Loulou de la Falaise

WHAT: The Resort 2011 Malandrino + FFAWN collection and runway show launched at the Museum of Modern Art. A cocktail party in the garden was followed by a runway show in the Atrium.

A pledge of 100% of the evening’s ticket proceeds were donated to FFAWN with a goal to raise enough funds to send a graduating class of seniors from the Women’s Academy of Excellence in Bronx, NY to college.

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Collection Highlights:

The Malandrino + FFAWN collection pays homage to iconic moments in fashion and music with images such as Tina Turner, Al Green, Chaka Kahn, Donna Summer and Grace Jones. Highlights include studded leather jackets, high-waist wide-leg pants, cool jersey t-shirts and caftans.

Hair by HARRY JOSH for JOHN FREIDA

Make-up by BIANCA ALEXANDER for MAC

WHEN: Tuesday, June 15th, 7-9 pm

WHERE: Museum of Modern Art

11 West 53rd Street

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CONTACT:
Jamie dardashtian
Office: 212.840.0106 x 139
Cell: 917.626.8412 / Jdardashtian@CatherineMalandrino.com

About FFAWN:

Created, founded, and funded in 2007 by singing sensation Mary J. Blige and music marketing mogul Steve Stoute; The Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now, Inc. (FFAWN) is dedicated to helping women overcome their personal di!culties to reach their full life potential. FFAWN believes that education is empowerment and through a range of programs encourages women to realize their dreams and pursue their individual goals.