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Wednesday, March 30th 2011

Calling All New Yorkers: Fashion Girls for Japan Designer Sample Sale

This weekend, some of fashion’s favorite names will band together in support of Japan. More than 60 designers have donated a rolling rack of clothes to be sold at a two-day sample sale at the Bowery Hotel in New York. All proceeds from the sale will benefit the Japan Society Japan Earthquake Relief Fund, the Red Cross, and the NYC Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Fund.

Where: The Bowery Terrace, Bowery Hotel, 335 Bowery, New York

When: Saturday, April 2, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday, April 3, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Who: Alexander Wang, Derek Lam, Doo.Ri, DVF, Helmut Lang, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Proenza Schouler, Rag & Bone, Thakoon, Theory, and more.

How much: $5 minimum donation

Why: Because Japan needs our support.

Buy tickets online or at the door.

The event is organized by Fashion Girls for Japan, a group conceived by Kyoko Kageyama of 3.1 Phillip Lim, who was in Japan when the earthquake hit. VPL President Kikka Hanazawa and Tomoko Ogura of Barneys have also pitched in to organize the event.

--Shopbop

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