Saturday, August 15, 2009

Aug. 25: Housing Works "Last Days of Summer" Charity Event

Allure Fashion Director and Housing Works Board Member Michael Carl is hosting a “Last Days of Summer” one-night-only charity shopping event. Housing Works' new Tribeca location will be filled with stylish beach wear, bathing suits and beach accessories handpicked by Carl. Carl will be on hand to give fashion advice at the event, as will his cohosts, designers Charlotte Ronson and Shoshanna Gruss, who are also donating a variety of summer sweet things, including shoes and bathing suits. Carl’s carefully edited collection of beach items will include Gucci bowling shoes, a Robert Graham cotton brocade blazer and Marc by Marc Jacobs white jeans (size 32).

“Last Days of Summer Editor’s Choice” event information:

WHERE: Housing Works Tribeca Thrift Shop, 119 Chambers St. between Church St and West Broadway

WHEN: Tuesday, August 25, from 6 to 9pm

COST: FREE and open to the public

BENEFITS: Housing Works, the largest community-based AIDS service organization in the United States. Since 1990, they have provided lifesaving services to more than 20,000 homeless and low-income New Yorkers living with HIV and AIDS.

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