FILA Partners With Shoe City for the Second Edition of the “Puzzle Piece”

Last year, FILA and Shoe City partnered together for the first edition of the “Puzzle Piece.” The style selected for the collaboration shoe was The Cage, a retro streetball silhouette. The pair was draped with a lush “Light It Up Blue” tonal suede upper and a multi-colored puzzle piece lining, along with an embroidered puzzle piece logo on the tongue. A portion of every purchase was donated to Autism Speaks to help raise awareness, fund research and change the future for those who struggle with autism spectrum disorders. According to the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), one in every 88 children are diagnosed with Autism in the United States. 

Almost one year to date, FILA and Shoe City return for the second edition in the “Puzzle Piece” series. In 2017, the FILA F-13 silhouette is selected. Dressed in a mostly white tumbled leather upper, the classic F-13 features the FILA-flag in the “Light It Up Blue” color, as well as suede overlays along the eye-row, and strap.  Much like the first edition of the series, the sock liner, back tongue and footbed are dressed in a multi-colored puzzle piece print to tie back to the Autism Awareness official symbol and messaging. Additionally, that same print is displayed on the shoe laces.

The collaboration shoe drops this Thursday, April 20th, on and in select Shoe City doors. For every purchase made, Shoe City will donate $10 to Autism Speaks.


Model Casting: Jeffrey Fashion Cares

"Smooth and pretty. Big smile." That was the instruction given to the six foot, stiletto wearing glamazons bidding for a chance to grace the coveted Jeffrey Fashion Cares runway. Clearly, Jeffrey Kalinsky has a vision. The well-orchestrated casting had models from Atlanta's top agencies give their best walk for Jeffrey Atlanta GM Don Purcell, Jeffrey NY's Philip Manghisi, Catwalk Production's Randi Layne and Jeffrey Fashion Cares Chair Lila Hertz - no pressure!

Photographer Tomas Espinoza captured the excitement and energy with a collection of creative images (so make sure and look through the slideshow).

When I was a young artist in graduate school, I chose art galleries based on whether I could visualize my work on their walls... [For me] it was easy to spot a Jeffrey's Girl based on who could pull off Saint Laurent, Givenchy or Lanvin.

Jeffrey Fashion Cares is the closest Atlanta gets to feeling like NYFW. If you've attended JFC then you know exactly what I mean, but if you haven't, get your tickets and be a part of something truly remarkable. Cocktails, after-parties and the best of Fall 2015 runway fashion all while supporting the Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta and the Atlanta AIDS Fund.

Jeffrey Fashion Cares offers the most exciting and philanthropic evening of the season.


Tickets on Sale for the 23rd Annual Jeffrey Fashion Cares - August 31

Jeffrey Fashion Cares

Want to attend the official kick-off of the fall season with the most fashionable, philanthropic Atlantans including celebrities, socialites, fashion industry executives and members of the media? Just $500 gives you access to the JEFFREY FASHION CARES cocktail reception plus silent and live auction, reserved seating for the runway show and admission to the post-show soirée.

Please note that due to popularity, there are a limited number of individual tickets available for sale.



Stars Celebrate The Dizzy Feet Foundation 5th Annual 'Celebration of Dance' Gala

The Dizzy Feet Foundation (DFF) presented the fifth annual "Celebration of Dance" Gala at Club Nokia last week in Los Angeles. Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Christina Applegate, Jenna Elfman, Paula Abdul, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Billie Lourde, Joely Fisher, Lance Bass, Elizabeth Berkely, Tara Lipinski, Allison Holker, Rosalyn Sanchez, Eric Winter and Ben Vereen were among the celebrities that came to support DFF, a non-profit organization founded by Nigel Lythgoe (American Idol, So You Think You Can Dance) and director Adam Shankman (Hairspray, Rock of Ages), whose mission is to sponsor, fund and/or support access to and the quality of dance education programs that expose children in low-income areas to the lifelong benefits of dance education in the United States.

The evening was filled with exciting performances by Jenna Dewan Tatum with dancer and choreographer Travis Wall (So You Think You Can Dance); Elizabeth Berkley; Kim Eung Hwa Korean Dance and Performance Arts Academy; Body Traffic; Academy of Villains; Joffrey Ballet Dancers Fabrice Calmels and Victoria Jaiani; Cyrus "Glitch" Spencer and Sara "Lil Mini" Pheonix; and the Lulu Washington Dance Theatre and Dancer's Inc. Additionally, there were special performances from DFF Community Program recipient San Pedro City Ballet and a piece created by Stacey Tookey especially for the evening and performed by DFF Scholarship recipients. 

All proceeds from ticket sales benefited The Dizzy Feet Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is threefold: to sponsor, fund and/or support dance education programs that expose children in low-income areas to the lifelong benefits of dance education through and with local community organizations; to provide scholarships to talented students studying at accredited or nationally regarded dance schools, studios or institutions; and in conjunction with recognized credentialing organizations, to support and increase the quality of all styles of dance education in the United States.


Meet Byron Farmer

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What a dog; what a face! I'd like to introduce you to Byron Farmer. His daddy, Justin, anchors the evening news on WSB -TV. Both Justin and Bryon will be taking the catwalk on May 3rd at the beautiful W Atlanta - Buckhead. You won't want to miss this doggone event! Doggies on the Catwalk is a fashion fundraiser featuring clothing by Tootsies and Bloomingdale's and benefits the 1873 Society Club of the Atlanta Humane Society.

*Tickets are $75 / $90 at the door. Purchase TICKETS HERE!


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