The collection was crafted by a very talented group of Canadians, who captured the essence of vintage French couture within their designs. The list of designers included Philip Sparks,Marika Brose, José Manuel St-Jacques, Christopher Paunil, LIZARES by Brian Maristela,L’autre Couture by Luko Marion, Carrie Hayes, Jason Matlo, Richard Robinson,LOVAS by Wesley Badanjak, Simon Bélanger, Hoax Couture by Chris Tyrell and Jim Searle,Franco Mirabelli, Ever Thine hats by Mikki Rive and accessories by Rita Tesolin.
The event kicked off with a remarkable rhythmic gymnastic performance by Alexandra Martincek, who incorporated a pink ribbon in honor of the cause. Special guests included Canada AM co-host and breast cancer survivor Bev Thompson, and celebrity model Angie Smith, co-host of Entertainment Tonight Canada.
The event was a smashing success, which gained a lot of publicity! #Cashmere quickly began trending on twitter, providing a larger audience with details and insight about the event! Over all, the 2011 White Cashmere Collection was an innovative way to raise awareness about breast cancer in an enjoyable manner!
Participating runway models with Cashmere bathroom tissue
Alexandra Martincek - rhythmic gymnastic performer
To learn more about Breast Cancer Awareness Month and how you can be apart of the cause, please visit http://www.nbcam.org/. For more information and details about the 2011 White Cashmere Collection, check out the links below!