Earlier this week supermodel Naomi Campbell was joined on the ramp by a host of famous personalities from other supermodels to actresses for her Fashion For Relief show at the Forville Market in Cannes…the charity Fashion For Relief was set up in 2005 and has to date reportedly raised £4.5 million from fund raising fashion shows….the funds from this years show going to post-earthquake and tsunami relief efforts in Japan, all funds raised will go to the Japanese Red Cross…..
Naomi Campbell, who opened the show modeled several designs by Yves Saint Laurent, Marchesa and Alexander McQueen throughout the show….Designers donated red carpet dresses for the show, while Dolce & Gabbana made the charity T-shirts worn….there was an auction after, which included artworks by Tracey Emin and Dennis Hopper and a customised Lotus Évora…the event was staged in collaboration with Vogue Italia……
Models Karolina Kurkova, Ysmin Le Bon, Ai Tominaga, Noemie Lenoir and Victoria Silvstedt were joined by some non-models like Hollywood actress Zoe Saldana, Rosario Dawson, Barbara Becker, Robert De Niro’s wife Grace Hightower, Jane Fonda and British entertainer Bruce Forsyth was also gracing the catwalk for the good cause….
Here are some of my top picks from the show….
Three models took tumbles while walking the runway in designer platforms but shrugged it off, all in the name of fashion…..