Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
New York, NY, United States
DoneWed, Jun 22, 2005 11:00 PM GMT
Style & Sound: A Case for a Cause
Led by designer and Board Member Marc Ecko, The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) has partnered with leaders in fashion and entertainment to introduce "Style & Sound: A Case for a Cause," an online auction to benefit Fashion Targets Breast Cancer® (FTBC), a philanthropic initiative of the CFDA Foundation, which, since its inception in 1994 has raised more than $40 million for distribution to breast cancer organizations in 13 countries. Concluding on Wednesday, June 22, the auction features one-of-a-kind iPod cases created by some of today's most notable fashion designers, each of which will contain a brand new iPod (courtesy of Apple Computers) and a playlist created by each designer's celebrity partner. Participating designers and their partners are: Marc Ecko with Mary J. Blige; Carolina Herrera with Renee Zellweger; Betsey Johnson with Cyndi Lauper; Cynthia Rowley with Maggie Gyllenhaal; Luca Orlandi of Luca Luca with Mischa Barton; Robert Lee Morris with Brooke Shields; Vivienne Tam with Jessica Alba; Liz Lange with Billy Baldwin and Chynna Phillips; Max Azria of BCBG Max Azria with Brittany Murphy; Nanette Lepore with Hype Williams; Judith Leiber with Katie Holmes; and Carmen Marc Valvo with Vanessa Williams. Donna Karan’s playlist will feature music from 20 years of her fashion shows, and Sean Combs will create his own playlist under his “P. Diddy” moniker.