TULIPS & PANSIES: THE HEADDRESS AFFAIR

May 08, 2008 - by Rebecca Alexander

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This year, a prestigious roster of top tier fashion designers such as Betsey Johnson, Alvin Valley, Catherine Malandrino, Yigal Azrouel, Shoshanna, Lela Rose, Magda Berliner, Cynthia Steffe, Jordi Scott, Alexis Bittar and others will be paired with NYC's finest floral designers to create a festive, high-fashion runway show of elaborate floral headdresses made entirely from living plants and fresh cut flowers.

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The event which raises funds for Village Care of New York (www.vcny.org), a non-profit organization providing vital healthcare programs to people living with HIV/AIDS, will be hosted by Aguiar and will be co-chaired by Lydia Hearst and Heatherette's Richie Rich & Traver Rains Surprise guest judges will honor the headdress design teams in several different categories including "Most Beautiful, Most Original and Most Outrageous"

Thursday, May 15th from 7 PM to 10 PM.

The Altman Building-135 West 18th Street (between 6th & 7th Avenues) NYC.

Ticket Price In Advance: $250 (Tickets are $300 after May 5th, 2007).

Bid on designer merchandise, a luxurious vacation, original artwork and much more. Auction available exclusively online from May 1-14 at www.vcny.org.

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