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VillageCare Tulips & Pansies Runway Show
05/20/2010 - By New York, NY

VillageCare Tulips & Pansies Runway Show

Tulips & Pansies - The Headdress Affair took place on Thursday, May 20th at Gotham Hall in NYC.

This unique runway show paired fashion designers and florists to create over-the-top looks as seen here and is hosted by style guru James Aguiar. The panel of judges - Fern Mallis, Kelly Killoren Bensimon, John Bartlett, Ashleigh Verrier and Freddie Leiba - chose their favorite looks.

The evening was Co-Chaired by People's Revolution Founder, Kelly Cutrone, and Writer & Direct-Action Philanthropist, Ariana Rockefeller. The event was a success in raising $125,000 for VillageCare's HIV/AIDS programming. VillageCare is a not-for-profit organization serving seniors, persons living with HIV/AIDS and individuals in need of continuing care and rehabilitation services.

Runway Show designers included Carolina Herrera, DKNY, Lilly Pulitzer, Betsey Johnson, Tracy Reese, House of Field and more. Florists including Tantawan Bloom, L'Olivier, Preston Bailey, Lewis Miller, Diana Gould Ltd. brought life to each look with their creative headdresses. Please visit www.villagecare.org for a full list of participants and the opportunity to donate.

Photos by Jon Gurinsky and Matthew Peyton

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