Nov. 25, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Compassion Brands, Anti Bully™ launched
Fashion 4 Compassion
, a non-profit organization rooted in the concept of fashion as activism against bullying with an evening of fashion, glamour and philanthropy on
Thursday, November 14, 2013
at Christopher Guy showroom, a luxe donated space, in the heart of the West Hollywood Design District. All proceeds from the event will benefit the
Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
, an advice line for teens.
, of CBS'
, hosted the event and models heightened the atmosphere of fashion by showcasing couture gowns designed by Birgit C Muller, Emmy award winning designer. Celebrity guests included
Enrico Lo Verso
, Bai Ling,
and more. Deputy Consul General for the State of Israel Uri Resnick was also in attendance. A silent auction was held on unique "Compassion™" 4 Anti Bully jewelry pieces designed by
Fashion 4 Compassion was founded by
who—with the help of
, President of Partnerships& Initiatives, and designer Birgit C Muller—have enlisted fashion icons, influencers and celebrities alike to drive the organization through and beyond the launch.
Mr. Wasser said of the event: "I am very excited and pleased with the response received from the community at our launch party to celebrate the beginning of our foundation, Fashion 4 Compassion, we believe that "what you wear, can make a difference". Through partnerships with fashion and retail organizations we will fund efforts to heal, educate and promote anti-bully campaigns locally as well as nationwide and beyond."