Couture Fashion Week New York Partners with Healing the Children Northeast



Cheyrisse Boone, Executive Director
Tel. 860-355-1828

For Immediate Release

Couture Fashion Week Partners with Healing the Children Northeast
At the New Yorker Hotel, New York, NY
September 5th – September 8th, 2013

September, 2013 – New York, NY. Andres Aquino, fashion designer and producer-founder of COUTURE FASHION WEEK, has announced that the prestigious New York fashion event will be partnering with non-profit organization, HEALING THE CHILDREN NORTHEAST (HTCNE) for its September 2013 season. The objective is to raise awareness and funds in support of HTCNE.

Based in New Milford, Connecticut, HTCNE provides free surgical, dental and medical treatment to children in need, around the corner and around the world. Teams of dedicated surgeons, physicians, dentists, nurses and medical technicians contribute their extraordinary skills to these efforts in the United States and abroad. Healing the Children Northeast’s missions have been to China, Vietnam, Thailand, Peru, Colombia, India, and Brazil to name a few. HTCNE has treated over 42,000 children who had nowhere else to turn.

The event will be held at The New Yorker Hotel, 481 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10001 on Thursday, September 5th through Sunday, September 8th, 2013. Representatives of HTCNE will be available to provide additional information about upcoming missions and accept donations. A silent auction is planned.

Now in its 18th season, Couture Fashion Week is an exclusive event showcasing runway fashion shows by exceptional couture and luxury designers for an audience of upscale consumers, invited VIPs, and selected high-end store buyers. The multi-day event presents diverse and exquisite collections from around the world. There will also be exhibits of luxury products/services and fine art, receptions, after parties, VIP dinners, and world-class entertainment. Hundreds of spectators are expected to attend during the event, as well as press coverage reaching millions worldwide. Mr. Aquino’s collection for Spring 2014, entitled “Légende de la Belle”, is inspired by one of the poems from Mr Aquino’s upcoming book of art and poetry, scheduled for publication in 2014.

A portion of Couture Fashion Week ticket sale proceeds will be donated to HTCNE. To purchase tickets to Couture Fashion Week

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Andres Aquino to Present Elegant “Légende de la Belle” Collection at Couture Fashion Week New York

imageAndres Aquino’s collection for Spring 2014, entitled “Légende de la Belle”, will be shown on the Couture Fashion Week runway at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday September 7, 2013 at the New Yorker Hotel in New York City.

For this collection Mr. Aquino has partnered with Buenos Aires-based Italian designer Pia Zanaboni to showcase an array of dressy and colorful one-of-a-kind wraps and scarves to accessorize the fashion designs.

The “Légende de la Belle” collection is inspired by one of the poems from Mr. Aquino’s upcoming book of art and poetry, scheduled for publication in 2014.

Tides come and go singing a song,
winds whisper memories to the ocean;
secrets of the légende de la belle…

In pure Andres Aquino style, the fashion show promises to be a night of charm, fantasy, music and dance, a blending of Broadway entertainment, delightful luxury fashion and pleasant surprises.

Andres Aquino, a fixture of the New York fashion scene, is also the founder and producer of Couture Fashion Week New York, now entering now its 18th season featuring exceptional couture and luxury designers from around the world. Mr. Aquino has shown his collections at prestigious fashion events worldwide including in Dubai, Bucharest, New Delhi, Mexico and the Caribbean, as well as in cities in the USA, and has been featured in numerous top fashion media and publications in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America, North America, and The Caribbean including Collezioni, Book Moda, ModaStyle International, Fashion TV, Russian TV, Chinese TV, and many more.