Buy Your Tickets: United Colors of Fashion 4th Annual Gala, October 8th, 2014 – Paper Dreams: Writing New Runways #Fashionlaw #UCOFGala

In Fashion Law by FASHIONENTLAW™

Hey folks,

I hope your week has been great. Mine has been great, busy but blessed.

I wanted to bring your attention to this fashion event worth attending, which is produced with the help of some really cool fashion professionals in the business that I know i.e. Michael Palladino, Fashion Professor at LIM College and co-chair of host committee and Funmi Alaiyemola, fashion model. Please see details below and I hope you can make it.



“UCOF Annual Gala on October 8th, 2014 – Paper Dreams: Writing New Runways.

Event: United Colors of Fashion (UCOF) is asking you to help us empower youth through fashion education, by joining us at the 4th Annual UCOF Academy Gala in New York City at the historic Lexington Avenue Armory on the evening of October 8th, 2014.

UCOF Academy is the first registered 501(c)(3) organization in the U.S. to offer FREE Fashion Education to under-resourced youth. The organization is registered with New York Department of Education, NY Charity Bureau, NY Department of State and the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) as a 501(c)(3) organization under the name of United Colors of Fashion, Incorporated.

Since inception, UCOF Academy has actively nurtured the dreams of 350 youths from the tri-state area by exposing them to the “behind the velvet ropes” experience of the fashion industry. Click here for a word from our students:

We highly encourage getting tickets as soon as you can, the early bird special gives a 20-25% discount to the first 150 guests, on a first come basis.

Ticket Purchase Form

UCOF has a clear and compelling mission. We are counting on you to purchase a ticket to the gala, to help with UCOF Academy’s mission of offering FREE Fashion Education to under-resourced youth. If you cannot attend, you have the option to sponsor the event or give a donation to support the mission.

The Gala will commence with an intern exhibition and a cocktail reception, which includes an open bar. A subsequent award ceremony and an entertainment line-up will follow. The annual gala brings NY/NJ elites, celebrities, Wall Street bankers, and fashion and lifestyle media from different parts of the world.

Your support is greatly appreciated. I look forward to seeing you on October 8th (#UCOFGala).” – Michael Palladino


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