Are you joining us for the 3rd annual Rock the Red: Bold. Fashion. Awareness. show this Saturday, March 24 from 6-9pm? Rock the Red brings together our passion for social justice and our love of fashion, while commemorating National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
Rock the Red will also showcase the newest fashions by upcoming designers and boutiques from around the city of Chicago, as well as a very special guest host!
Actress, comedian and motivational speaker, Kim Coles, will be presiding over the festivities! Kim will also help us honor the recipient of the Ultimate Red Pump Rocker Award. This year, we’ve chosen Sister Yaa Simpson for her tireless work in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
So join us for a fantastic evening where we bring together social justice and fashion to Rock the RED BOLDLY, FASHIONABLY while being AWARE of the impact of HIV/AIDS on our community.
Tickets are $30, and you can get them at http://rockthered2012.eventbrite.com. At the door, they’ll be $35.
Also, join us for the afterparty in the same venue following the show. Free entry for anyone who buys a ticket to the show.
Rock the Red Team
* Producer & Stylist: Benjamin Cottrell (Benjamin Cottrell Designs)
* Coordinator: Fisayo Ogundimu (One Look Events)
* Music: DJ Bonsu (@DJBonsu)
* Clothing Designers: Khojo Dresses, CLEONS Clothing Company, Borris Powell Designs, StudioAlade, Shavonne Dorsey, GOCA
* Accessories Designers: MOTO (bags), D’Haute Jewelry
* Makeup: Crystal-Eyez Makeup, Andrea Samuels Makeup, Freedom Mau Wright
* Hair: Dee Desalu
* Photography: ChuckStr Photos, Dare2Dream Photography, Cadence Gamache Photography
* Videography: DntBooMe Video Productions , Omen Media
What: Rock the RED: Bold. Fashion. Awareness. fashion show
When: Saturday, March 24, 2012
Where: Society Art Gallery (2140 W. Fulton St.; Chicago, IL 60612)
Time: 6 – 9:00 p.m. (6 p.m.- Cocktail Hour; 7 p.m. Show begins)
Afterparty begins at 10pm at the same venue, and goes til 2am! Tickets to the show is all you need to get into the afterparty.
About our Host: Kim Coles
Kim Coles has starred in numerous hit television programs including her five-season turn as the unforgettable “Synclaire” on FOX’s ground-breaking comedy series Living Single, Frasier, Six Feet Under, In Living Color, One on One and the uproarious TBS comedy series, 10 Items of Less and The ivillage for NBC. She has been a guest co-host for various shows, including The View and Good Day Live.
Kim also adds author to her list of credits with her Best-selling book, I’m Free but it Will Cost you: The Single Life According to Kim Coles. With her latest venture, she’s taking that same guiding spirit and empowering people, combining comedy and inspiration with Open the G.I.F.T.S., a transformational program designed to inspire her fans to discover their own true G.I.F.T.S. so they can share them with the world. You can follow Kim on Twitter at @KimColes and join her Facebook page!