In the realm where fashion seamlessly intertwines with philanthropy, Anne Fontaine played a pivotal role in raising funds for the esteemed NYC-based charity, Caring Kind - The Heart of Alzheimer's Caregiving. Under the diligent leadership of Eleonora Tornatore, the President and CEO of Caring Kind, a wondrous fashion show unfolded at none other than the iconic midtown restaurant, Cucina 8 ½, nestled at 9 W 57th Street. This enchanting event brought together the worlds of fashion and caregiving, forging connections, and igniting a spark of hope for those affected by Alzheimer's disease.
As the main designer behind the event, Anne Fontaine embarked on a mission to merge the realms of fashion and philanthropy. Through her exquisite designs, she seamlessly wove together the intricate threads of creativity and compassion. The result was a fashion show that transcended the mere showcasing of sartorial brilliance, leaving an indelible impact on both the runway and the hearts of those in attendance.
The event proved to be a resounding success, attracting the crème de la crème of the fashion industry and esteemed caregivers alike. Taking center stage as the MC was the vivacious Consuelo Vanderbilt, whose elegant demeanor added a touch of grandeur to the affair. The event also boasted a lineup of notable figures including the remarkable Claudia Romo-Edelman, the visionary Cesar Galindo, the revered Luisa Diaz, the acclaimed Leslie Danzis, and the talented Paulette Tavormina, just to name a few. Their presence lent an air of distinction and served as a testament to the substantial impact of the event.
Left to right: Designer Cesar Galindo, Designer Anne Fontaine, the President and
CEO of Caring Kind Eleonora Tornatore & Author & Ms. Venezuela International Luisa Diaz
In this harmonious collaboration between fashion and caregiving, Anne Fontaine's vision not only raised essential funds for Caring Kind but also brought together individuals who share a common purpose: to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those affected by Alzheimer's disease. This remarkable event served as a reminder that fashion can extend beyond the realm of aesthetics, becoming a powerful force for change and compassion.
Left to right: Image #1: Designer Anne Fontaine, Consuelo Vanderbilt, Author & Ms. Venezuela
International Luisa Diaz & Image #2: Designer Anne Fontaine and Artist and client: Paulette Tavormina
Anne Fontaine's involvement in the Caring Kind charity event showcased her unwavering commitment to intertwining fashion with philanthropy. Through her stunning designs, she created a remarkable platform that united caregivers and fashion devotees in a shared mission of support and compassion. This unforgettable event serves as a testament to the transformative power of fashion and its undeniable ability to spark change. As the spotlight dimmed, the legacy of this remarkable collaboration shone brightly, leaving a lasting impact on the hearts and minds of all involved.
Left to right: Image #1: Designer Anne Fontaine, Chief Editor & Photographer of Jez Magazine,
Ezequiel de la Rosa & We Are All Human & The Hispanic Star Founder, Claudia Romo-Edelman