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Fashion with a Purpose by Cinderella Foundation: no single slipper lost

15 Nov

by Yulia Mikhalchuk

On Sunday, November 14, in beautiful Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Cinderella Foundation presented its signature fundraiser, “Fashion with a purpose”.  Hosted by top billboard jazz pianist and NAACP Image Award Nominee Marcus Johnson; CNN Legal Correspondence Sunny Hostin and Wisdom Martin from FOX5 DC, this event included a captivating performance by the Ailey Fordham BFA Dancers, a private VIP jazz lounge reception with saxophonist Brian Lenair, a live and silent auction, a personal fashion consultation and an onsite shopping suite.

The Cinderella Foundation Glass Slipper Award is presented to outstanding women for their astounding accomplishments, whose pioneering spirit and unprecedented strides in business have paved the way to success for many others. This year’s recipient of Glass Slipper Award was Amsale Aberra, the leader in bridal couture. Award was presented by founder of Cinderella Foundation Diane Stevens, and Lisa Crary.

Featured designers included:
* Jerell Scott, Project Runway Season 5;
* DC very own Tashia Senn;
* Carol Hannah Whitfield, Project Runway Season 6;
* Kustom Looks Clothier
* Reco Chapple, Bravo TV “The fashion show”;
* Posh Couture (Jewel Green)
* Belafigura (Minoo Movin-Ventura)
* Korto Momolu, Project Runway Season 5

The event was produced by fabulous Maggy Francois.

Jerrell Scott designs

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