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6th Annual “Fighting with Fashion” Red Carpet Event

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society www.lls.org/aboutlls/chapters/nyc, presented its 6th Annual “Fighting with Fashion” event on Thursday, June 19th, at OPUS at 55 Gansevoort Street. LLS has contributed nearly a billion dollars to cancer research, with approximately $70 million invested last year alone in cutting-edge research.

The fashion show was presented by NYC Fashion Runway www.nycfashionrunway.com and Castings 4 U www.facebook.com/castings.foru, featuring swimwear designer Shannon Limeburner www.shannonlimeburner.com and contemporary designer Kahri by Kahrianne Kerr www.kahri.com

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“We are thrilled to host this event,” says Katie McManus, Campaign Manager, LLS. “This event is intended to raise awareness in an entertaining environment. It’s a fun night to come together and continue the fight against blood cancers.”

“We have secured fabulous fashion designers and gifted models for a great cause”,

says Davina Reichman Schuck, CEO of NYC Fashion Runway.

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“The goal of this event is to restore optimism to people living with cancer-related diseases”, stated Jacqueline Miller, CEO of Castings 4 U.
“It’s always a good day when philanthropy and nightlife join forces”, affirms Priscilla Guevara, Logistics Chair, LLS.
“It’s amazing to see so many different people coming together in support of our fight to cure cancer”, stated Sara Burack, Social Chair, LLS.

“I am so thrilled to be a part of the LLS event this year! A portion of my sales from this will go to the LLS to help people fight their battle”, says swimwear designer Shannon Limeburner.

“The Kahri motto is ‘be rebellious!’

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which fits great into ‘fighting cancer with fashion’”, says contemporary designer KahriAnne Kerr.

“It’s a pleasure and an honor to work amongst such talented professionals for a worthy cause”,  expressed Aubrey Alexandra, model.

Thanks to the models: Izzy Leggat, Holly Menten, Aubrey Alexandra, Tracy Sorensen, Arnelle Pierre-Louis, Michael Reichman, Prakash Patil, Sashalee, Tatiana, Bianca, Imani, Nikki, Amber, Casey, Jacqueline, Mary, Margaret and Ashley.

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For more information, visit www.lls.org/aboutlls/chapters/nyc

Images by Adam Z Lein

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