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After-School All-Stars, LA presented Star Studded Designers for Designing Dreams Holiday Fashion Show & Toy Drive

By Lawrence Davis

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LOS ANGELES, CA – December, 12, 2013: After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles (ASAS-LA) was proud to unveil its inaugural DESIGNING DREAMS Holiday Fashion Show & Toy Drive was held on the rooftop of the glamorous London Hotel in West Hollywood on December 11, 2013, 7:00pm – 11:00pm. The evening was benefit the more than 17,000 inner-city LA youth that reside in low-income communities throughout LA who are members of the award-winning After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles programs annually.

Fashion Show

The all-ages holiday event hosted by Riquel Olander (Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew), showcased a runway show with some of today’s hottest names in fashion including highly-acclaimed LA-based designers: Kara Saun “Highly-stylized, fashion-driven collections”; Sen “High end, fashion forward couture”, Young Fabulous & Broke “Inspired by young Hollywood”; Miguel Torres “Hip, streetwise clothes in sexy styles”;

Westward Bound “UK-based latex couture”

My White T  by Jessi Malay “Femme, Strong, Unexpected, and Empowering”

 

 Lurelly “Bright, Fun, Glamorous Designs”

and also presents an urban street wear set featuring       Astrella High-end style, everyday wear”; BELLA DOÑA LA, “90's inspired street wear with a Chola Couture twist"; Teruo Artistry with a collection where "Life Imitates Art";Mixed Up Clothing “Globally-inspired youth fashion that celebrates diversity” and Honey B Gold accessories “Bold, unapologetic, statement pieces”.

 

Fashion Show

Kids fashion show

Renowned choreographer to the stars, Jesse Lee Santos (Britney Spears, Pink, Christina Aguilera, Jessica Simpson & more) acts as choreographer for this spirited event with a special feature performance by ASAS-LA dance and fashion students alongside a special art presentation by Skyler Grey “the youngest artist to be sold in galleries internationally”. The acclaimed John Paul Mitchell Systems styling team was creating the evening’s innovative hairstyles, and the renowned CAO Cosmetics,have graciously committed their makeup services to this fashionable, philanthropic endeavor.

Dancing performance

DESIGNING DREAMS proudly presents its VIP cocktail reception featuring a hosted wine bar courtesy of BeSpoke Collection wines to be paired with Hors d’Oeuvres designed by the culinary team of award winning Chef Gordon Ramsay. The event was Executive Produced by Thirty-Three Productions, Inc. who is proud to bring Dreams to Reality on behalf of ASAS-LA.

 

Dancing performance

With noteworthy support from Program Ambassador Kobe Bryant, ASAS-LA brings innovative, cutting-edge academic and enrichment programs to 17,000 enrolled K-12 students across 48 schools within LA County.  In addition to providing great opportunities for youth to experience success, the program also contributes to the reduction of drug use, crime and violence; all while increasing the safety of its participants during the after school hours.  The organization believes that an interest in the arts should not be limited by socioeconomic circumstances and offers visual and performing arts, fashion, design, and sewing programs to its students. As ASAS-LA Program Ambassador for the past 5 years, Kobe Bryant has provided tremendous support and life changing experiences to All-Star students. 

 

DESIGNING DREAMS has been created to inspire and celebrate the spirit of creativity and giving back to the LA youth that need it the most during the holiday season. The toy drive guest donations will enable ASAS-LA to deliver desired toys and much needed holiday joy to thousands of inner-city youth in ASAS-LA programs.

Designing Dreams Founder; Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and The After School All-Stars Kids

Founded by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2002, and with noteworthy support from Program Ambassador Kobe Bryant, After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles (ASAS-LA) is a leading after-school program provider whose programs educate, enlighten and inspire thousands of students each day through after-school activities centered around health, fitness and nutrition; the visual and performing arts; and youth leadership and community service learning. After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles brings innovative, cutting-edge enrichment programs to K-12 students that contribute to reducing drug use, crime and violence; while increasing their safety during the after school hours. The organization serves 17,000 students annually across 48 schools located in deserving areas throughout LA County.

Kobe Bryant and After School All-Stars Kids

As ASAS-LA Program Ambassador for the past 5 years, Kobe Bryant has provided tremendous support and life changing experiences to All-Star students.

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About the After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles:

With noteworthy support from Program Ambassador Kobe Bryant, ASAS-LA brings innovative, cutting-edge academic and enrichment programs to 17,000 enrolled K-12 students across 48 schools within LA County.  In addition to providing great opportunities for youth to experience success, the program also contributes to the reduction of drug use, crime and violence; all while increasing the safety of its participants during the after school hours.  The organization believes that an interest in the arts should not be limited by socioeconomic circumstances and offers visual and performing arts, fashion, design, and sewing programs to its students. As ASAS-LA Program Ambassador for the past 5 years, Kobe Bryant has provided tremendous support and life changing experiences to All-Star students. For further information, please visit the After-School All-Stars website

About Thirty-Three Productions, Inc.

Christine Hansen is the President & CEO of Thirty-Three Productions, Inc. As a visionary and industry veteran, she brings "Dreams to Reality" and is globally recognized for her mission to merge the power of music, art, and media to unite the world. Thirty-Three Productions is a boutique event production, entertainment marketing, and promotional agency that has produced meaningful branded live entertainment and television events that inspire change and global awareness for social issues that are affecting our world today. Hansen's relentless drive and passion have enabled her to make tremendous contributions to leading philanthropic organizations including: The Nelson Mandela Foundation, The Entertainment Industry Foundation, The United Nations Association, Rock the Vote, Hopes Voice International, The Peapod Foundation, After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles, and more. For further information, please visit the Thirty-Three Productions website

Published on Dec 13, 2013

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