The best, and most awesomely fun, fashion gala event in the DC area is Runway Moms for a Cause.
This fashion fundraising event features 20 philanthropic “Power Moms” to promote the year’s cause and grace the runway, adorned in one of- a- kind pieces by L~Shandi Designs designer and Runway Moms for a Cause event founder Lara Akinsanya.
The 2015 cause is the Tigerlily Foundation, which works to educate young women about breast health and improve the quality of life of women age 15-40 before, during and after breast cancer.
Akinsanya is the founder of RMFC and the face behind internationally acclaimed ready-to-wear clothing brand L~Shandi Designs. Her designs are STUNNING, detailed and highlight a woman’s body like nothing I have ever worn. Since Lara’s grand entrance to the global fashion scene, she has been heralded by the media and is an active member of the Greater Washington Fashion Chamber of Commerce. She has participated on panel discussions related to economic development through fashion programs in the greater Washington DC area. And she is a mother of twin kindergarteners!
This year a collaborating designer, Studio D’Maxsi, is also providing fashions for the show and the runway looks will be coupled with jewelry designs by Evelyn Brooks Designs.
The evening will begin with a cocktail reception with a live band. In addition to the runway show, there will also be raffle drawings and special performances throughout the evening.
YOU HAVE TO GO!
Where: The Westin Crystal City located at 1800 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA
When: Friday, May 8, 2015; 7pm – 10pm.
• VIP: $ 100 – front row seating + a VIP swag bag (which is amazing!) & all benefits of general admission
• General Admission: $ 75 (includes event seating, open bar, catering, swag bag + more)
50 percent of your event ticket is tax deductible.
Runway Moms for a Cause is a great supporter of A Parent in Silver Spring and has offered readers a ticket for giveaway! I am happy to donate a second ticket for the winner to bring her partner. Please enter below. The winner will be drawn this Tuesday (in just two days!) so she has time to plan her outfit and book a babysitter.
To enter this giveaway, fill out the form below.