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Above The Fray: Housing Works Helps the Homeless, Hurts Your Wallet

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Last night, Housing Works kicked off their fifth annual Fashion for Action fall fundraiser with a benefit and silent auction at the Rubin Museum, attended by a host of designers like Jane Mayle, Steven Alan and John Bartlett. They also opened the doors to their big Fashion for Action sample sale at their 17th Street location, which is currently stuffed full of designer merchandise marked 50 to 70% off.

During a quick run-through of the sale last night, we spotted racks full of discounted Marc Jacobs, Hugo Boss, Diane von Furstenberg, Mayle and 3.1 Phillip Lim for the taking. If that isn't enticement enough, proceeds from both the benefit and the sample sale will go to support Housing Work's efforts to help homeless people living with HIV and AIDS in New York. We'd advise going early, before it's completely picked over.
· Fashion For Action [Housing Works]
· RackedWire: Shop's 10th Birthday on the LES; Holiday Shopping in Chelsea; Scavenger Hunt At Bloomie's; Housing Works' Fashion For Action Shopping Event [Racked]

Housing Works Thrift Shop - Chelsea

143 West 17th Street, New York, NY 10011 (718) 838-5050 Visit Website

Marc Jacobs Collection

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