Come out in style for a healthy cause on Wednesday, October 12, as the NY Coalition for Healthy School Food throws its annual “Healthy Food in Fashion” fall gala. Hosted by radio personality Robin Quivers, the event will feature vegan treats from 24 vendors, along with cruelty-free styles from the likes of Tommy Hilfiger, Heather Mills, VPL by Victoria Bartlett, John Bartlett, Novacas for Brave GentleMan, Thieves by Sonja den Elzen, Olsenhaus, Angelrox, Cri de Coeur, DLC Brooklyn, Vaute Couture, GUNAS, and Study NY by Tara St. James.
Shoes by Brave GentleMan and Olsenhaus
Co-sponsored by the New York Academy of Medicine, the fundraiser will help the NY Coalition for Healthy School Food provide NYC students with nutritious, plant-based meals. The nonprofit sources organic produce from local farms and school and community gardens wherever possible.
The fundraiser will help the NY Coalition for Healthy School Food provide NYC students with nutritious, plant-based meals.
The gala will take place at the magnificent library of the academy, card-files and all. Bump elbows with special guests such as Majora Carter and Russell Simmons. Throughout the evening, an unconventional fashion show under the creative direction of The Discerning Brute’s Joshua Katcher will fill the rooms with ethical, animal-free designs from 14 designers.
Tickets start at $100 and are expected to sell out quickly. Visit and “like” the coalition’s page on Facebook and act fast to reserve your spot on the event page. Even if you can’t make it, you can spread the word by sharing the invitation with your friends. We want to reach as many people as we can to make this event a success, so help us help this very worthy cause.
New York Academy of Medicine
1216 Fifth Ave.
New York, 10029
Originally published Oct. 6, 2011.