Photos by: See Li, London Model Network
The WASHINGTON DC GLOBAL CATWALK Fashion & Music Event, an official affiliated independent event of the XIX International AIDS Conference, is scheduled to take place during the world conference at Dirty Martini Lounge, 1223 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington DC 20036, on Wednesday, July 25th, 2012, from 9:30 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.
The event will be hosted by USA celebrity stylist, Dwight Eubanks with actress Sheryl Lee Ralph; and Legendary Grammy Award Winner & Hip Hop Icon, DJ Spinderella; at Dirty Martini Lounge, 1223 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington DC 20036, on Wednesday,
July 25th, 2012, from 9:30 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.
The Washington DC Global Catwalk Fashion & Music Event is organized by POSITIVE RUNWAY: Global Catwalk to Stop the Spread, a global HIV/AIDS response campaign that aims to bridge the gap in the global efforts to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS.
“Global Catwalk to Stop the Spread aims to Walk the HIV/AIDS Virus Out of Our Globe through the unstoppable and powerful influence of Beauty, Fashion, Music, and Entertainment and includes top fashion designers and celebrities from Fashion, Film, Music, Television and Sports. These arts forms promise to effectively advocate for the young generation in the fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS. ”, says the Founder, Justina Mutale
The WASHINGTON DC GLOBAL CATWALK Fashion & Music Event will be directed and produced by celebrity Runway and Casting Director, Christian Ruart; Baltimore Fashion Week Founder/Producer, Sharan Nixon; and Celebrity Fashion Show Producer, Armand Cofield; Miss Black America-Baltimore, Alexandra Morton; and the undisputed, Jae Murphy.
The target audience of the message from POSITIVE RUNWAY: Global Catwalk to Stop the Spread® are young people aged 16-24 or even younger, who may be sexually active and/or vulnerable. Global catwalk to Stop the Spread works with top models.
“As a fashion and music event the Washington, DC Global Catwalk is an innovative and creative initiative which speaks the same language as the celebrity obsessed, 21st century younger generation, in order to get the message across and impact the youth to stop the spread!” says Justina Mutale.
The star-studded event will feature POSITIVE RUNWAY’s own signature Red Ribbon Models® who will showcase designs by top fashion designers.