Fashion Fights Poverty Celebrates 6th Annual Fashion Benefit

Pakistani designer Nomi Ansari and Naomi FosterPakistani designer Nomi Ansari and Naomi Foster

FASHION FIGHTS POVERTY (FFP) (www.fashionfightspoverty.org) – a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness on the fight against global poverty through the world of fashion – hosted its 6th annual benefit at Artisphere in Arlington, Virginia, on Friday evening, October 15, 2010.

Fashion Fights Poverty celebrates 6th Annual Fashion BenefitWITH CUTTING edge presentations every year, this year’s “Raw” theme is a return to the “primal” state of making clothes and art for both spiritual nourishment and economic survival. For this year’s show Pakistani designer Nomi Ansari (www.nomiansari.ws) presented his collection, with extraordinary pieces. Nomi Ansari Studios supplies not only pr?-?porter but also Eastern and Western couture pieces to Dubai, India, United Kingdom and the United States.

Anika Maiden, Kadrieka Maiden and Barbara MaidenAnika Maiden, Kadrieka Maiden, Vice President of Communications and Co-founder of Fashion Fights Poverty, and Barbara Maiden

PROCEEDS FROM from this year’s benefit will support Fashion Fights Poverty’s community youth programs, including Woodrow Wilson High School and its globally sustainable projects, aimed at creating income-generating or microfinance opportunities for individuals as well as for families and communities in developing countries.

Fashion Fights Poverty celebrates 6th Annual Anniversary Benefit Director of Educational Programs at Artisphere Lisa Marie ThalhammerDirector of Educational Programs at Artisphere Lisa Marie Thalhammer

Fashion Fights Poverty celebrates 6th Annual Fashion BenefitGail Sullivan and Lais LacherGail Sullivan and Lais Lacher

Fashion Fights Poverty celebrates 6th Annual Fashion BenefitChristina Fulton and Stephen LeacockChristina Fulton and Stephen Leacock

Fashion Fights Poverty celebrates 6th Annual Fashion BenefitSara Hafiz, Designer Nomi Ansari, Nazia Hussain, Ahmed Bajwa and Sara MalikSara Hafiz, Designer Nomi Ansari, Nazia Hussain, Ahmed Bajwa and Sara Malik

Fashion Fights Poverty eventSean O'Brien and Nathalia VealeSean O’Brien and Nathalia Veale

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