Fashion 4 Development’s Fifth Annual Official First Ladies Luncheon took place during the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly at the historic Pierre Hotel in New York City.
This extraordinary gathering will feature several exciting highlights including Red Carpet, Cocktail Reception, Fashion Runway Show and Exhibition featuring Chinese Haute Couture of Guo Pei as seen at the Metropolitan Museum’s Exhibition “China Through the Looking Glass" and on performer Rihanna at this year’s MET BALL.
A sit down VIP Luncheon with Awards Ceremony took place with this year’s Fashion 4 Development Award presented to Victoria Beckham, fashion designer, model, singer and Good Will Ambassador for UNAIDS.
This high level gathering unites First Ladies, Diplomats, Fashion VIPs and other key influencers from around the globe to recognize and celebrate the unprecedented cooperation between Diplomacy and Fashion for the greater good of Women and Children worldwide. This year’s luncheon will be hosted by Fashion 4 Development Founder, Evie Evangelou, along with Franca Sozzani - Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Italia and F4D Goodwill Ambassador, Coumba Toure – Founder/President of The Advanced Development for Africa Foundation and OAFLA, Organization of African First Ladies of 44 Nations. Madame Ban Soon-taek, First Lady of the United Nations, will attend as one of our distinguished honored guests.
Fashion 4 Development’s Official First Ladies Annual Luncheon takes place during the United Nation’s General Assembly at the historic Pierre Hotel in New York City. This high level gathering unites First Ladies, Diplomats, Fashion VIP’s and other key influencers from around the globe to recognize and celebrate the unprecedented cooperation between Diplomacy & Fashion for the greater good of Women and Children worldwide.
F4D is committed to and supports “Every Women, Every Child” the UN Initiative spearheaded by the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, whose mission is to save the lives of 16 million women from preventable causes of death by 2015. Other notable attendees: Martha Stewart, Tommy Hilfiger, Tory Burch, Rebecca Minkoff to name a few.
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Source: Fashion 4 Development