Thursday, May 6, 2010

Grab tickets for THAW. Spring Fashion Show benefit for the Huntington Disease Society of America.

May 06, 2010 6:00 PM

SODO Commerce Building
66 South Hanford Street

thaw is Seattle's annual spring fashion show & fundraiser featuring independent designers. Proceeds benefit the Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) to fund social services and research. Grab tickets here...

thaw 2010 DESIGNERS
Heilyke, Jill Lindsey, Michael Cepress, Wyatt Orr and Seamless in Seattle Alumni Winners

thaw 2010 SPONSORS
ABSOLUT Vodka,, Bowie Salon and Spa, Marios, Seattle Magazine, Via Tribunali, vitaminwater zero and smartwater

Barolo, Butler Valet, Caffe Vita, Des Voigne Wine Cellars, Finamore Spirits, Georgetown Brewery, Heffner Management, Jaxx, Ohana, Paragon, Park La Fun, Patisserie Natalie, Hitchcock, Sway and Cake, Tango, Two Beers Brewing
LIVE AUCTION - a short list of exclusive items, including:
* September Fashion Week in New York - tickets to the DKNY, Lela Rose, Marc by Marc Jacobs and Michael Kors runway shows.
* One-of-a-kind bag, handmade by Paul Frank.
thaw SHOP - The thaw Shop is on-site and open exclusively on the night of the event. Guests can peruse and purchase accessories procured from local designers. 100% of sales benefit HDSA.

Huntington's Disease is a devastating, hereditary, degenerative brain disorder for which there is, at present, no effective treatment or cure. HD slowly diminishes the affected individual's ability to walk, think, talk and reason. Onset of HD can occur anytime between birth and 80 years of age. The affected person experiences years of slow, painful mental and physical deterioration. Each child of an affected parent has a 50/50 risk of inheriting Huntington's Disease.

Watch a short video of personal stories told by people affected by HD at:

"thaw Fashion Show spotlights fresh designers from Seattle in a funky-glam evening with gimme-gimme auction items such as tickets to Fashion Week Shows in NYC, a fierce runway show and people-watching crowd of hipsters.
- Seattle Magazine, May 2009

"Seattle's essential showcase of new and emerging regional fashion design talent. And it's a great party with amazing auction items to boot.
- Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, May 2009

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