Celebrities like Donna Karan, Sonja Nuttall, Kerry Washington, Kelly Ripa, Deborah Cox, Elizabeth Hasselbeck, Tichina Arnold and Rachel Zoe stop by the Fashion Fights Poverty booth in Super Saturday, East Hampton, 2007
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Miami Herald Heartbreak turned fashion designer to charity
by Kathryn Wexler (11/16/2007)
In August, Funair's line, Orangia, was showcased at South Beach's 510 Ocean Restaurant to benefit Fashion Fights Poverty..."In Miami, we are creating awareness of fashion and the environmental impacts of it and [showcasing] who are the socially responsible designers of today,'' said Valme, also the founder of the charity Eyes of Haiti.
Washington Times Glamour for a Global Goal
By: Kevin Chaffee (11/2/2007)
Fledgling fashionistas and would-be-glitterati helped make the scene at Fashion Fights Poverty's third annual benefit runway show for up-and-coming designers at the Carnegie Library Friday night.
BizBash Magazine, Washington Models to the Rescue
By: Adele Chapin (10/29/30)
The Fashion Fights Poverty fashion show upped the ante this year with more designers, more sponsors, and nearly naked male models.
Project Beltway FFP 2007 on Project Beltway
By: Rachel Cothran(10/29/30)
I'm happy to say that it was probably the best fashion show of this kind that I've seen here in DC. It was well-produced, the designers were mostly of very good quality; and hell, the event had exciting energy. The organizers did a great job crafting an air of cool around the whole thing, and when I went backstage to talk to some of the models and designers, the feeling of accomplishment over a job well-done was infectious.
In8 Social Conciousness Is Always En Vogue
What is habitually viewed as a self-absorbed, materialistic community is showing fashion cynics that style is not just about what we wear, it's about what we believe and making statements that could potentially change the world one strappy sandal at a time.
A piece on FFP 2007 by Voice of America's reporter/ producer Amra Alirejsovic with camera work and editing by Valer Gergely.
In March 2007, FFP co-founder Michael Dumlao, interviewed Rickie Medlocke, lead guitarist for legendary rock and roll band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, during the Dress Responsibly photo shoot in Nashville.
In March 2007, FFP co-founder Michael Dumlao, interviewed Rockie Lynne, country-music singer, during the Dress Responsibly photo shoot in Nashville.
In March 2007, FFP co-founder Michael Dumlao, interviewed Brad Arnold, lead singer of 3 Doors Down, and country-singer Danielle Peck, during the Dress Responsibly photo shoot in Nashville.
A music video by Brian Kirst featuring alternative-pop group Hello Tokyo during the Dress Responsibly photo shoot in New York City.
In April 2007, FFP co-founder Michael Dumlao, interviewed Aid To Artisans founder and photographer Clare Brett Smith in her home in Connecticut.
In March 2007, FFP co-founder Michael Dumlao, interviewed Douglas Sonders, a celebrity and entertainment photographer who has shot for FFP's Dress Responsibly Lookbook for 3 years, during our rock and country photoshoot in Nashville.
Interviews with Leslie Olabisi Vaughn, Charles Bailey & Chandra Anderson, models featured on the 2007 Fashion Fights Povertt catwalk.