On Wednesday, February 7, 2018, The Second Annual Blue Jacket Fashion Show in partnership with Johnson & Johnson to benefit Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) occured. Top fashion designers have been enlisted to reinvent the traditional blue blazer to be showcased by celebrities and influencers on the runway. The Blue Jacket Fashion show is part of CFDA’s New York Men’s Fashion Week. The show took place on Pier 59 Studios (West Side Hwy & 18th Street) New York, NY 10011
GUESTS IN ATTENDANCE:
Master of Ceremonies and comedian Judy Gold, TV personality Dr. Mehmet Oz, science educator and TV personality Bill Nye, CNN Anchor Don Lemon, actor Mario Cantone, NY Jets’ Buster Skrine, former model and TV personality Nigel Barker, model Alex Lundqvist, TV personality Dr. Mike Varshavski, actor Dominic Fumusa, actor Eric West, actor Billy Porter, actor Jeremy Carver, TV personality Ryan Serhant, Barney’s Creative Director Simon Doonan, hip hop artist Russian Roulette and patient/prostate cancer education advocate Todd Searles with additional guests including fashion designers Nick Graham and Josh Washington, Janssen Vice President of Early Development Oncology Dr. Jeffrey Infante, NY Giant’s Dalvin Tomlinson, TV Personality J. Alexander aka Miss J, models Rain Dove, Cory Wade and Munroe Bergdorf, musician Ryan Leslie, TV Personality Tommy DiDario, singer/songwriter Samuel Mancini and stylist Ty Hunter
Michael Kors, Joseph Abboud, John Varvatos, Theory, Todd Snyder, Ryan Seacrest, Thom Browne, Geoffrey Beene, Duckie Brown, Greg Norman, Nick Graham, Gustavo Moscoso, Haspel, Stephen Ferber, Bruno Magli, Son Jung Wan and Edwige Pierre – by Josh Washington
**Sponsors of the 2108 Blue Jacket Fashion Show include; The Tree of Life Foundation International, POLISHED by Dr. Lancer, Milbon, Simple Vodka and Saratoga Springs Water.
About The Blue Jacket Initiative
The Blue Jacket Fashion Show, part of the Blue Jacket Initiative is founded by Frederick Anderson and Laura Miller (Anderson/Miller). The Blue Jacket Initiative is a national awareness campaign designed to demystify and create a platform to openly discuss men’s cancer issues. Anderson/ Miller is a marketing and promotion agency based in New York City.
About The Prostate Cancer Foundation
The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is the world’s leading philanthropic organization funding and accelerating prostate cancer research. Founded in 1993, PCF has raised more than $740 million and provided funding to more than 2,000 research programs at more than 200 cancer centers and universities. The PCF global research enterprise extends to 19 countries and funds a robust research portfolio. PCF advocates for greater awareness of prostate cancer and more efficient investment of governmental research funds for transformational cancer research. Its efforts have helped produce a 20-fold increase in government funding for prostate cancer. More information about PCF can be found at www.pcf.org