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Aysha Saeed | Fashion for Charity Event Featuring America’s Next Top Model
07/24/2009 - By Nikki Beach

Aysha Saeed | Fashion for Charity Event Featuring America’s Next Top Model

New York City fashion designer, Aysha Saeed, hosted a charity benefit affair at Nikki Beach last Wednesday, June 24th.

Guests enjoyed a 5-course dinner followed by formal commentary from Aysha Saeed and Pam Massenburg, a Bpeace board member, both introduced by ABC News’ Heidi Jones.

The excitement kicked in with the start of Aysha’s Summer ’09 runway show with America’s Next Top Model alum, Kimberly Leemans, adding a dash of stardom to the catwalk.

Many indulged in discounted services at the Bpeace Beauty Bar donated by local vendors such as Exhale Spa, Equinox, Midomma, Jeavenux, Vada Spa, Stephanie Novak, and Adrian DeBerardinis. Drink sponsors, Lucid Absinthe and V2 Vodka, were great real crowd pleasers, serving up exotic infusions to the afterparty patrons.

The evening came to a close with a bang, as Sarina Suno delivers a sizzling performance, leaving guests in delight.

“It was a magical night where everything came together. We were able to raise awareness for a great cause -- Bpeace. I am happy to know that our guests thoroughly enjoyed themselves. I could not have asked for a better evening. Thank you to everyone who helped make this happen -- it certainly was a team effort.” – Aysha Saeed

About Aysha Saeed Collection

Aysha Saeed is a New York City designer, who embodies femininity, elegance and exotic beauty, all which are reflected in her collections. She pairs sophisticated fabrics with flirtatious silhouettes, infusing international flare with American practicality. Her label, Signette started in 2006, includes women’s contemporary tops, skirts, jackets, and day to evening dresses. The designs have become synonymous with her name, so in 2008 the label was renamed, Aysha Saeed.

About Bpeace

Bpeace is a non-profit international volunteer network of business professionals. In post-conflict countries like Rwanda and Afghanistan, they help women entrepreneurs expand their businesses, create employment, and build a peaceful future for their communities. Entrepreneurial business hits at the core of a sustainable economy and civil society – by fostering self-esteem, motivation, ownership, hope, contribution and service.

Photos: Karoline Barwinski

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