In Vogue – Come Fall in Love with Fashion and Charity
As we approach February, the month of love, Houston is smitten by love stories and events. For the sake of love for fashion and charity come fall in love with Houston’s fashionable, philanthropic South Asian couples at A.R. Designers By Arefa Merchant’s ‘In Vogue’ Come Fall In Love With Fashion – A fun filled day full of shopping, fashion show and charity from 10am till 6pm on February 9, 2014 at Hilton Post Oak.
The event will be hosted by local Costume Jewelry designer Arefa Merchant of A.R. Designers with the goal to highlight various fashion vendors from clothing lines to fine diamonds. The event will have a fashion show and support The Tahirih Justice Center an innovative, efficient, and strategic nonprofit organization that works to protect immigrant women and girls from gender-based violence through legal services, advocacy, and public education programs.
The Tahirih Justice Center protects immigrant women and girls seeking justice in the United States fleeing violence such as human trafficking, forced marriage, domestic violence, female genital mutilation and honor killing. Tahirih’s innovative and comprehensive approach leverages pro bono resources to provide a combination of legal services, advocacy, and public education programs. Through this coordinated effort, Tahirih seeks to ensure the protection and safety of our clients, as well as their long-term well-being by raising their voices in the public policy arena, informing the public of the unique challenges immigrant survivors of violence face, and, ultimately, creating lasting legal and social change.
Anne Chandler who is an attorney and is the Director of Tahirih Justice Center’s Houston office will be at the event talking about the organization.
The ‘In Vogue’ event is a big Texas affair as it will also be hosted in San Antonio by Waheeda Kara who served as Vice Chairman of the Aga Khan Foundation and has served as a National Director for FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance USA.
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