The Council of Fashion Designers of America and CURVExpo have formed a partnership promoting fashion designers in the lingerie, swimwear and menвЂ™s underwear categories in the fashion space.
This partnership also includes support of the CFDAвЂs charitable initiative, Fashion Targets Breast Cancer.
A kick-off event is being hosted by CURVExpo on Monday, August 2 (6pm вЂ“ 7 pm) in the South Concourse of the Javits Center, to celebrate the newly formed partnership and to mark the launch of CURVExpoвЂ™s support of Fashion Targets Breast Cancer (FTBC).
"As CURVExpo's first charitable partner, we are thrilled that Fashion Targets Breast Cancer will have the chance to reach an entirely new audience. The generous donations of the lingerie and swim community will help with our ongoing commitment to providing aid and information for breast cancer patients and their families around the globe" - Diane Von Furstenberg, CFDA president
Speakers at the event include: Betsey Johnson вЂ“ CFDA Member and long-time avid supportor of FTBC, Carole Hochman вЂ“ Designer and CFDA Member, Josie Natori вЂ“ Designer and CFDA Member, Steven Kolb вЂ“ CFDA Executive Director, Jean вЂ“ Luc Teinturier вЂ“ CURVExpo President Carole Hochman Group. Chantelle, Cosabella, Hanky Panky, Le Mystere, Natori Company and Wacoal have all agreed to join CURVExpoвЂ™s efforts to support FTBC and will take a leadership role on the FTBC advisory committee for 2011 planning.