On Wedneday, February 7, 2018 in the Penthouse at Hotel on Rivington, Animal Ashram’s Founder Leesa Rowland hosted the Pelush Luxury Faux Furs Fashion Show at Animal Ashram’s First Annual Pop-Up Penthouse. Pelush’s designer Anna Tagliabue, showcased 20 looks from her Faux Fur Line.
Tagliabue said, “I believe in cruelty-free products and that is why I am involved in Animal Ashram’s Penthouse Vegan Pop-Up today.” The faux fur designer on to say, “It’s great to showcase my work at this event during New York’s Fashion Week. Pelush is a wonderful alternative for the modern woman in search of glamour, comfort, and the warmth of a plush coat.”
“I am excited to share Animal Ashram’s one day only haven for animals and yoga with all the animal lovers in New York City,” said Animal’s Ashram’s Founder, Leesa Rowland. “Thank you, Anna, for sharing your beautiful vegan fashion with us. I’m excited to share my vision for Animal Ashram with you all. Please stay after the show for a vegan luncheon donated by WILD Restaurant. You can also adopt a pet from Animal Haven here today, shop the vegan products, or, take a yoga or meditation class. If you can’t stay, please come back for Animal Ashram’s Pop-Up cocktail and shopping event this evening downstairs at JIA Lounge at Hotel on Rivington this evening.”
Models included: Missy Hargraves, Nicole Noonan, Sabrina Wirth, Asher Jay, Dr. Scarlett Magda, Rugilė Vaišvilaitė, Molly Fletcher, Kennedy Jade, Tiffany Nicole Brevard,
Michelle Stratton, Rebecca Rasmussen, Vladica @vladicami
Vegan Models: Hannah Rademaker @hannahrademaker, Brana Dane @Branadane, Carolina Fontaneti @carolinafontaneti, Emma Claire Fried @instagremma, Ashley Morgan, Tamara Ryzhenko @tamara_ryzhenko (Muse model agency). Role Model Agency @rolemodelsmgmt is a social purpose corporation for conscious brands with models alike.
Makeup: Dex New York by Dex Phillip & Hair: Hair & The City owner Scott Wasserman
Animal Ashram provides grants and funding to worthy organizations and individuals offering sanctuary to homeless and helpless animals of all species. Animal Ashram respects and promotes the oneness of life and the principles of ahimsa. Our not-for-profit mission is to raise money for a variety of educational and public outreach programs, provide funding resources and raise awareness of equality of life among all living beings.
About Pelush Luxury Faux Fur
The Pelush concept has been created to reposition and transform the boundaries of the faux fur world; a ReFAUXlution. Through meticulous research and the selection of the finest Italian fabrics, and the best man-made pelage, each coat is carefully crafted to create a luxurious and elegant experience.
Animal Ashram’s vision was brought to light by Hank Stampfl of Revel Rouge Events. Revel Rouge is a bespoke event planning services utilizing innovative and fun concepts.