Catwalk for Charity Brings Milan to L.A. - Presenting Valentino, Pucci, Missoni, Li Cari and Blumarine,

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For the first time ever Los Angeles will see the world's greatest designers: Valentino, Pucci, Missoni, Li Cari, and Blumarine, all in one place on one night. Catwalk for Charity will host its first annual fashion show at Quixote Studios.

On November 10, 2006, - Catwalk for Charity will host its first annual fashion show at Quixote Studios West Hollywood, benefiting Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. The Opening Gala will kick off the event with a silent auction, and Cocktail party, followed by an evening of couture fashion by world renowned designers. Tickets go on sale October 10, 2006. For more information, please visit http://www.catwalkforcharity.com.

Catwalk for Charity presents its inaugural event on Friday, November 10, 2006 at Quixote Studios West Hollywood. Catwalk for Charity brings Milan to LA, Featuring Valentino, Pucci, Missoni, Li Cari, and Blumarine. These designers have all come to honor Brad Pitt and Susan Sarandon with humanitarian awards. For the first time ever Los Angeles will see the world's greatest designers all at one place on one night. Those who didn't fly to Milan to see Spring 2007 will surely be at the Catwalk for Charity event. These designers have also, donated incredible garments to the silent auction along with Dior and Dolce & Gabbana.

The first annual catwalk for Charity formed by designers that want to make a difference in the world and honor others who have the same goals. Catwalk for Charity, strongly believes that all Americans can make an enormous difference in the world of child labor. Child labor is a pervasive problem throughout the world, especially in developing countries. Africa and Asia together account for over 90 percent of total child employment. Working children are the objects of extreme exploitation in terms of toiling for long hours for minimal or even no pay. Their work conditions are especially severe. Many of these children endure lives of pure deprivation.

Event organizers say, "Every American should consider this when they make a purchase. Only buy from countries that have child labor laws that are enforced. USA, Italy, Brazil and Europe are countries that have laws that are enforced. Made in the USA, and Made in Italy labels mean your garment was made by an adult not a child. Your garments shouldn't be made by a child."

Founded and produced by Li Cari, Catwalk for Charity benefiting Childrens Hospital Los Angeles has set a goal of $1,000,000. Childrens Hospital Los Angeles is a special a place where children have been cared for, and cured, for more than 100 years. Committed to helping children lead healthier, happier lives today. Childrens Hospital Los Angeles improves the lives of children every day – children who are "…living proof that what there doing is making a world of difference. Childrens Hospital Los Angeles treats more than 58,000 children a year in its Emergency Department. It admits more than 11,000 children a year to the hospital, and nearly 50 percent of those admissions are children under four years of age.

Catwalk for Charity is sponsored by Kiis FM, Hollywood & Highland, Ford Models, Quixote Studios, Ferrari Beverly Hills, Smashbox, Fiji water, Mac Cosmetics, Ortolan Restaurant, Matt Adams Hair, Karlee, Stockholm Krystal Vodka, Pama Liqueur, Izze Beverage, Gen Art, Galpin Motors and Trans Atlantic Motors. Go to http://www.catwalkforchrity.com for more info on sponsors. You can also, find additional info on the designers Valentino, Pucci, Missoni, Li Cari, Blumarine, Dior , and Dolce & Gabbana at that site. Fashion leaders attending this exciting inaugural event include Fashion designers, fashion editors, magazine publishers, acclaimed fashion photographers, high-end fashion consumers, A-list personalities, and celebrity guests from around the world.

To donate to the silent auction, the event itself or for ticket information, sponsorship information contact event coordinator Susan Costa at 626-454-9091 or sponsors @ catwalkforcharity.com

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