Sunday, August 16, 2009

The Purple Event - A Night of Fashion, Food & Wine

On September 10, 2009, join us for an evening of wine, food and designer fashion at the SONY Plaza Atrium in NYC to benefit The Anita Kaufmann Foundation and its groundbreaking 5th grade educational program for epilepsy awareness.

Over 60 designers will showcase pieces from their collections including: Nicole Miller, Nanette Lepore, David Meister, Elie Tahari, MaxMara, Maria Pinto, and Project Runway winner Leanne Marshall. Swarovski is providing the bling. Make-up by MAC Cosmetics. Shoes by Nine West.

The event is being co-chaired by Alan Faneca of the New York Jets and his wife, Julie. Only 500 tickets are available to the public for this high fashion fundraiser.

Hosted by The Bachlorette's Jillian Harris
Special appearances by:

Ana Ortiz and Mark Indelicato of Ugly Betty
Alex McCord of the Real Housewives of NYC
Devin Harris of the New Jersey Nets
Musical performance by Elliott Yamin of American Idol!
Reshma Shetty of Royal Pains
Kelly Falk of America's Next Top Model
Model/activist Summer Rayne Oakes

All proceeds go toward expanding the reach of the 5th grade epilepsy and seizure first aid educational program offered for free to schools across the United States.

TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE!!!! They are $100 in advance. Go to

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