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"The Reality of FASHION The Reality of AIDS" Runway Show

posted 11 Feb 2013, 14:51 by Mpelembe   [ updated 11 Feb 2013, 14:51 ]

NEW YORKFeb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Reality of FASHION The Reality of AIDS" presented by Beautiful Planning Marketing & PR and EFFY Jewelry, (, successfully took place on Saturday, February 9th 2013. Reality stars braved the blizzard to walk the runway to raise awareness and funds for AIDS. The featured designer for the evening was Dominique Auxilly, who featured stunning couture pieces. The event was hosted by former America's Next Top Model star and MTV Host Kim Stolz and was created and produced by BPMPR CEO Monique Tatum. Each piece from the show will be auctioned off to the public within one month with a hefty portion of the proceeds being donated to Broadway Cares.

There are an estimated 300,000 people in the U.S. who are unaware they are infected with HIV/AIDS. The event was created to raise immediate awareness surrounding these staggering numbers.

Sponsoring companies included EFFY Jewelry, AIRWORKS Compressors Corp, Lamik Beauty, Lozo's Virgin Hair, MVC Productions Management, Sign Expo, Amoy Couture Hair, Time Frozen Photography, The JW Essex Marriot Hotel, Dre Productions, Hatch Creative Studio, St. Moritz Security Services, Draude Inc., and Arter Clothing.

Stars included:

Deena Cortese – The Jersey Shore
Janice Dickinson & Brittany Brower – America's Next Top Model
Drita D'Avanzo & Ramona Rizzo – Mob Wives
Lil Kim – Dancing With the Stars
Courtney Robertson – The Bachelor
Tracy DiMarco – Jerseylicious
Carissa Rosario – ABC's "The Big Time"
Elizabeth Vashisht – Tough Love New Orleans
Alex McCord & Ramona Singer – The Real Housewives of New York 
Nikki Rae Walker and Leslie Birkland – Big Rich Texas
Briella Calafiore and Jessica Romano – Glam Fairy
Tiffany "New York" Pollard – I Love New York
Keenyah Hill – America's Next Top Model
Karlie Redd – Love and Hip Hop Atlanta
Michelle Money & Rachel Truehart – The Bachelor

Photos can be seen and used for all press free of charge via:
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About Beautiful Planning Marketing & PR
The Reality of FASHION The Reality of AIDS is an event exclusive to Beautiful Planning Marketing & PR. The PR firm has established a strong name within the fashion, celebrity and entertainment industry.