Mumbai, India (PRWEB) March 30, 2009
eBay India (http://www.ebay.in), India's leading online marketplace, and Lakme Fashion Week, announced a special charity auction of the Mai Mumbai designer outfits for the benefit of the Mumbai terror attack victims. Straight from the Lakme Fashion Week catwalk, exclusive designer gowns, sarees, ethnic outfits and tee shirts from the Mai Mumbai Show are being auctioned on eBay from March 28, 2009, starting at Re. 1. All the proceeds will be donated to Citizens for Justice & Peace.
Ms. Deepa Thomas, Senior Manager - Pop Culture, eBay India, said, "We are honoured to contribute to a cause so dear to our heart. eBay India is headquartered in Mumbai and we were all devastated by the November attacks. In a gesture of support for the cause eBay's global sites in France, Germany, USA, Singapore, HongKong and Malaysia will also be actively promoting the Mai Mumbai charity auctions and we hope we can raise a lot of money for Citizens of for Justice & Peace."
In a show of solidarity against the Mumbai terror attacks, acclaimed Indian designers came together, alongside top International designers for the 'Mai Mumbai' the Fashion for Relief show on March 28, 2009. The Indian designers whose outfits are being auctioned exclusively on eBay includes Anamika Khanna, Arjun Khanna, Malani Ramani, Manish Malhotra, Nandita Mahtani, Narendra Kumar, Raghavendra Rathore, Rajesh Pratap Singh, , Rina Dhaka, Rohit Bal, Ritu Kumar, , Savio Jon, Vikram Phadnis and Wendell Rodricks. In addition, outfits from world greats like YSL, Vuitton, Zac Posen, Isaac Mizrahi, Donna Karan, Ungaro, Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera, Vera Wang, Anna Sui, Badgley Mischka and shoes by Manolo Blahnik. The Mai Mumbai auctions are live on eBay India from March 28 to April 9.
All the donated garments will be auctioned on eBay India (http://www.ebay.in) with proceeds donated to Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), a charitable organized established to promote communal harmony and friendship between the people of India and to fund much needed ambulance services, trauma centers and community hospitals.
So, go ahead and show your substance as you participate in this charity auction. Log onto http://www.ebay.in and to your bid for Mumbai city.
About Citizens for Justine and Peace:
Citizens for Justice and Peace is a Mumbai based registered non-profit organisation committed to ensuring for transparency and accountability in governance and ensuring rehabilitation to victims of mass crimes.
About Fashion For Relief:
The first Fashion For Relief show was held in 2005 in New York City during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, and raised more than $1million dollars for Hurricane Katrina relief. In 2007 the event was held in London and raised £1 million for the Rotary Flood & Disaster Appeal and last year Naomi teamed up with First Lady Sarah Brown in support of The White Ribbon Alliance.
About Lakmé Fashion Week:
Lakmé Fashion Week (LFW) is a jointly organised by Lakmé, the No.1 cosmetics and beauty brand in India and IMG Fashion, global leader in the management and production of fashion weeks and designer fashion events. LFW has been conceived and created with a vision to "Redefine the future of fashion and Integrate India into the global fashion world". LFW is organized twice annually. LFW Fall Winter 2009 was held on 27th to 31st March'09 at Hotel Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. For further information log on to http://www.lakmefashionweek.co.in.
About eBay India:
eBay India (http://www.eBay.in), India's leading online marketplace, is India's biggest online trading community where anyone can sell or buy almost anything. eBay India is a trading platform offering auctions, fixed price and classifieds modes of person-to-person trading. There is a wide range of products listed on eBay India in an array of categories including Apparel & Accessories, Books & Magazines, Cameras & Optics, Cars & Bikes, Coins & Stamps, Computers & Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Fitness & Sports, Health & Beauty, Hobbies & Collectibles, Home, Décor & Furnishings, Jewellery, Kitchen & Home Appliances. Mobiles & Accessories, Movies & Music, Musical Instruments, Services & Real Estate, Tools & Hardware, Toys, Games & Baby, Travel, Tickets & Vouchers, Video & Computer Games, Watches and Everything Else. eBay India is a 100% subsidiary of eBay Inc.