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FFP's Dress Responsibly to feature eco/ethical designs

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Mar '12
On Saturday, March 31, Fashion Fights Poverty (FFP) will host their annual fashion gala at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd Arlington VA.

The 2012 Dress Responsibly Gala, FFP's biggest production of the year, will highlight eco-friendly and ethical fashion design throughout the night.

The three-hour event will include an open bar cocktail reception, silent auction, and modern dance performance, as well as a runway show and live exhibition of new fashion designs by some of today's most visionary eco/ethical designers.

Featured designers will include:

• Seth Aaron Henderson, Winner of the 7th season of Project Runway;
• Luis Valenzuela, founder of EcoArtFashion;
• Laura Williams, Washington, DC-based designer and clothing and textile teacher at Woodrow Wilson High School;
• Ginger Root, clothing and accessories boutique on U Street corridor in Washington, DC, and maker of ReVamp, eco-friendly artisan design for men and women, and;
• Other internationally acclaimed designers

Fashion Fights Poverty (FFP) is a non-profit organization and FFP's mission is to raise awareness for initiatives that encourage and support creative, effective, and sustainable means of challenging poverty.

FFP is about two things: one, it rewards and recognizes designers and organizations who embrace the powerful potential of creativity and design to address issues of poverty by adhering to such principles as fair trade, equitable compensation and the use of environmentally-sustainable materials.

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