Red Dress Party at Joffrey Ballet Studios

April 16, 2012 10:05:20 AM PDT
It's fashion for a good cause. The Chicago Red Dress Party Fundraiser is coming up this Saturday evening at the Joffrey Ballet Studios.

The event is dedicated to creating awareness and visibility for the HIV/AIDS movement. And if you are going, but you don't know which red dress to wear Melinda Joseph with Raymi Productions has some options for you.

STORE: AKIRA
ADDRESS: 1814 W North Ave (19 Chicago locations)
shopakira.com

DESCRIPTION: Woven Zip-back dress ? Akira Black Label $64.90 Biancka Clutch from Akira $62.90 Chartres Silver Necklace from Akira $18.90 Pyramid Spike Bangle Set from Akira $14.90

STORE: CACHE
ADDRESS: Shops at 900/900 N Michigan Ave. Chicago, 60611
cache.com

STORE: MICHAEL KORS
ADDRESS: Shops at 900/900 N Michigan Ave. Chicago, 60611
michaelkors.com

DESCRIPTION: Michael Kors dress: Jersey dress with Faux python detail on the neckline ($1795)

STORE: BORIS POWELL
ADDRESS: 2465 N Halsted St., Chicago, 60614
borrispowell.com

DESCRIPTION: Custom red wool suit with golden brown Paisley silk lining Blazer is $850.

STORE: TED BAKER
ADDRESS: 1009-1011 North Rush Street, Chicago, IL
tedbaker-londom.com

DESCRIPTION:
Dress name: Mude $235
Pleat shoulder dress
Elegant jersey material, Asymmetrical pleat detail, Sleeveless
This is a jersey dress that is perfect for a night out! A short fitted dress that has asymmetrical pleat detailing on the shoulder that extends onto the back as well. Best part about this dress is that it is washer-machine friendly!

(RELEASE) CHICAGO RED DRESS PARTY IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE SECOND ANNUAL CHICAGO RED DRESS PARTY AT JOFFREY BALLET STUDIOS

Tickets to the grand standing event go on sale Tuesday, February 21, 2012

EVENT DATE: April 21, 2012

CHICAGO, IL - February 20, 2012 - Chicago Red Dress Party (CRDP) will be hosting its second annual event at the iconic Joffrey Ballet Studios on Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. CRDP, produced by Equality Project and part of a national initiative, is an annual event dedicated to creating visibility for the HIV/AIDS movement and raising funds for organizations that provide vital community services. The color red is an international symbol of HIV/AIDS awareness. The only rule for the evening: all attendees must wear red! In addition, to honor the spirit of the "Red Dress," everyone is encouraged to attend wearing a red dress -- even the (boldest) men are invited to join in on the fun. A prize will be awarded to the guest donning the most inspiring and innovative red dress. With a decadent red carpet reception, high-energy entertainment by Miss Foozie and a special guest appearance, the evening is sure to be one of the most dynamic and memorable events of the year!

As a part of a national initiative, Board President and Executive Producer Kyler Powell says he brought Red Dress Party to Chicago "to increase awareness of the HIV/AIDS movement through creating innovative social interactions." With his commitment to continuing the fight for equal protection under the law for all American citizens, Powell is one of Chicago's brightest up-and-coming civil rights activists. Currently, there are Red Dress Parties all over the United States, from Seattle, Washington to Birmingham, AL. Additional notable supporters include Chelsea Clinton and Deborah Cox. As Chicago Red Dress Party's premier event of the season, don't miss the opportunity to support the organization. Tickets go on sale February 21, 2012, and prices start at $70 for General Admission and go up to $240 for VIP Exclusive. Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets well in advance, as prices increase as the event date approaches. General Admission, VIP, and VIP Exclusive levels are available. Online ticket sales close on April 20, 2012 at 10 p.m. Tickets will also be available at the door. Please see the publ ic relat ions schedule of events below.

Schedule of Events:

8:00 p.m.

VIP Red Carpet with Miss Foozie

9:00 p.m.

General Admission Entry

10:30 p.m.

Featured Musical Guest

11:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

After Party

12:00 a.m.

Doors Close

Thus far, sponsors include Event Creative, Grey Goose and Service Is Us.

About Red Dress Party The Red Dress Party is a national event dedicated to creating visibility for the HIV/AIDS movement and raising funds for organizations that provide vital community services. The color red is an international symbol of HIV/AIDS awareness, and the Red Dress Party builds on that concept by encouraging all attendees to attend the event adorned in a red dress. The Red Dress Party believes in the power of social interactions to change negative social constructs and eradicate prejudice and discrimination from society. Currently, there are Red Dress Parties all over the US from Seattle, Washington to Chicago, IL. More details can be found at chicagoreddressparty.org. Follow Chicago Red Dress Party on Twitter (@reddressparty) or like them on Facebook (Chicago Red Dress Party) for the latest events and information.


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