Runway To Hope Founders, Mark and Josie NeJame were honored to host for the second year the Runway To Hope Champagne Brunch & Show alongside George Kotsiopoulos of E! Fashion Police on Sunday, September 11th, 2011 at The Mall at Millenia.
Style guru, George Kotsiopoulos has dressed the likes of Anne Hathaway, Katy Perry, Julianne Moore, and Heidi Klum, among an endless list of celebrities and socialites. A former fashion associate at The New York Times Magazine, Kotsiopoulos produced photo shoots with Julia Roberts, Salma Hayek, Gwen Stefani and more. Currently you can catch Kotsiopoulos on E!, the Style Network, Access Hollywood and Good Morning America.
This event is part of The Mall at Milllenia’s Fashion Week and is annually awarded to a charity or cause that benefits from the increased awareness and funds raised. Guests enjoyed a delicious brunch and fall collection runway presentations by the The Mall at Millenia’s most fabulous boutiques including Chanel, David Yurman, Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Louis Vuitton, Michael Kors, Neiman Marcus, Rolex, St. John, Tiffany & Co. and Tory Burch.
After the show guests mingled with host George Kotsiopolous while enjoying champagne and deserts in their favorite stores. Each one created a special in-store activity and is offering an auction item in support of the cause. Plus The Mall at Millenia donated 10% of all event sales in participating stores to Runway To Hope.
All funds generated were applied to Runway To Hope’s family assistance program, which supports the total care of families’ emotional, financial and any other needs that have resulted from pediatric cancer. Runway To Hope evenly distributed funds to the Give Hope Foundation, The Benji Watson Cancer Foundation and the Palliative Care Programs at Florida Hospital for Children and Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children.