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Fashion Raises Funds for Relief

There wasn't a whiff of recession among the happy bidders at Fashion for Relief, the annual catwalk show organized by Naomi Campbell.

Fashion for Relief Spring 2009

Fashion for Relief Spring 2009

Photo By Giovanni Giannoni

WHAT A RELIEF: There wasn't a whiff of recession among the happy bidders at Fashion for Relief, the annual catwalk show organized by Naomi Campbell that took place Wednesday night in the British Fashion Council tent at the Natural History Museum. London’s big spenders outbid each other for looks donated by designers including Alexander McQueen, Zac Posen, and Christopher Kane. Models including Monica Cruz, Jo Wood, Lizzie Jagger, Estelle, Jamelia and Rosie Huntingdon Whitely sashayed down the runway in their designer garb, and in jewels provided by Garrard. Trudie Styler was the MC and Pat McGrath sat in the front row. The spectacle raised funds for The White Ribbon Alliance, a coalition of organizations for the protection of pregnant women and newborn children around the world.