Celebrity Reality Stars Walk the Runway In Couture Evening Wear to Raise $300,000 for AIDS United

The Reality of FASHION The Reality of AIDS, (, announced today Edwing D’Angelo as the events participating fashion week designer debuting his Fall/Winter 2013 evening wear collection. The charity benefit will take place on the evening of Saturday, February 9th, 2013 for New York City Fashion Week. Celebrity Reality Stars will join forces to walk the runway for this philanthropic event all with a unified goal of raising $300,000+ in funding with proceeds raised being donated to AIDS United, a national organization dedicated to helping those affected by AIDS/HIV, and whose goal is to end the epidemic. The event is created and produced by Beautiful Planning Marketing & PR (BPMPR) a well-known fashion publicity firm that has truly cascaded successful star studded event after event onto the NY Fashion week scene. Tickets are on sale for the formal charity benefit with prices ranging from $450 for standing room tickets, $800 standard seating, to $1200 VIP meet and greet tickets. Tickets can be purchased directly from

“We are bursting with excitement for have such a talent as Edwing D’Angelo working with us for this upcoming New York City Fashion week. Edwing’s previous evening wear work, his strong work ethic, and Fashion industry reputation definitely made it an easy and solid choice for us” states Beautiful Planning Marketing & PR CEO Monique Tatum.

Edwing D’Angelo is a Colombian-born, NYC based fashion designer quickly emerging through mainstream America. With his boutique currently based in the famous NYC Limelight Marketplace, the self-taught designer has previously shown at both New York Fashion Week and Couture Fashion Week. D’Angelo’s pieces have been on such celebrities as Angela Simmons, Tyra Banks, Lil Kim, Patti Labelle, Vivica A. Fox, Sean Paul, Mo’Nique, B. Smith, Melissa Ford and many more. His work has also been highlighted in major US & Hispanic press as well as Hollywood hit movie The Devil Wears Prada, starring Meryl Streep.

“This is such an amazing opportunity and amazing cause to be a part of for February 2013 Fashion Week,” states fashion designer Edwing D’Angelo. “Evening wear is my favorite category to design, and I’m elated to have the opportunity to work with such a range of celebrity names for this show. There is also the aspect of charity for this event that makes this show much different from any other. To attach my designs to a cause that affects so many is extremely inspiring for me.”

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About Beautiful Planning Marketing & PR (BPMPR)

Established in 2005 by Monique Tatum, Beautiful Planning Marketing & PR (BPMPR) is a NYC based PR firm representing celebrities, events, artists, sports and unique consumer products, and celebrity businesses. The Reality of FASHION The Reality of AIDS is an event exclusive to BPMPR with the first annual event taking place February 2013 and each year thereafter. Previous events for BPMPR have included Nina Skarra Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center, EMERGE! A fashion runway event for emerging designers with February 2012s honoring Vogue contributing editor Andre Leon Talley with award presented by Diane Von Furstenberg, Fighting Leukemia with Fashion to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and more. For more information visit For more information on The Reality of FASHION The Reality of AIDS visit