Aug 3, 2012
BILLABONG’S 6th ANNUAL “DESIGN FOR HUMANITY”
Fashion, Art and Music Celebration Benefiting the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation At Paramount Studios in Hollywood July 25th
Musicians, actors and athletes turn out to support Billabong’s annual fundraiser raising over $111,000 in ticket sales for the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation, an organization dedicated to a sustainable, healthful and equitable food future.
Some of the hottest names in young Hollywood, action sports and music came out to support Billabong’s annual Design for Humanity fashion, music and art fundraising event, which benefitted the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation, an organization dedicated to a new foundation aimed at supporting people, organizations and institutions that are committed to a better, more sustainable future through their work to improve individual family farms, the environment, as well as youth and education programs.
Notables in attendance include Sophia Bush, Kristen Bell, Glee’s Lea Michele, Darren Criss, Heather Morris and Matthew Morrison, Grant Harvey (Secret Life of the American Teenager); The Joy Formidable, The Lumineers, Walk the Moon and Imagine Dragons; Shawn White, surfers Erica Hosseini, Keala Kennelly, Emi Koch, Bede Durbidge, Lindsay Perry, James R. Preston, Taj Burrow, Granger Larsen, Jack Freestone, Ryan Callinan, Catherine Clark, Taylor Pitz; pro snowboarders Eero Niemela and Jamie Anderson, musicians Romeo, Kate Earl, and Miss California Natalie Pach. Sophia Bush, Kristen Bell, and Glee stars Matthew Morrison, Lea Michelle, Darren Criss and Heather Morris, who stopped by after shooting an episode of Glee on the Paramount lot, were spotted jamming to Walk the Moon, which Michelle tweeted was one of her favourite bands. Morrison stayed to see his girlfriend model in the Billabong fashion show; Shawn White was hanging out with other pro-athletes before he left for London to go to the Olympics the next day.
Billabong’s Design For Humanity is fashion-music-art block party on the legendary “NY Street” backlot of Paramount Studios in Hollywood featuring concert stages, DJ dance parties, a runway fashion show presenting one of a kind Billabong bikinis, organic food trucks, custom art gallery, a VIP street, and much more. The event raised over $111,000 just in ticket sales for the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation. Proceeds from the art auction and product sales are still being calculated.
As part of the Billabong Runway collection, select looks straight from the runway will be available to purchase online and in-store with a portion of the proceeds from each sale going to The Chipotle Cultivate Foundation. Go to billabong.com or designforhumanity.com for more info.
This year’s event is sponsored by Verizon, Sony Xperia and Chipotle Mexican Grill.
Jamie Anderson and friend
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