2nd Annual Blue Jacket Fashion Show Raises Funds for Prostate Cancer
On Wednesday, February 7th, celebrities strutted for a cause in New York City, wearing recreations of the traditional blue jacket by some of fashion’s hottest designers at the 2nd annual Blue Jacket Fashion Show. The event was held at Pier 59 during New York Men’s Fashion Week. Hosted by comedian Judy Gold and featuring males actors, athletes and other celebrities from the world of entertainment, arts, sports and business, the show was created to bring together a national platform to openly discuss men’s cancer issues, with an emphasis on prostate cancer.
Celebrities like Dr. Oz, Bill Nye, Don Lemon, New York Jets Buster Skrine, Nigel Barker, and were on hand to wear designers’ takes on the traditional blue jacket, including creations by Michael Kors, Joseph Abboud, John Varvatos, Theory, Todd Snyder, Ryan Seacrest, Thom Browne, Geoffrey Beene, Duckie Brown, Greg Norman, Nick Graham, Gustavo Moscoso, Haspel, Stephen Ferber, Bruno Magli, and many others.
The show was a partnership between the Janssen Pharmaceuticals division of Johnson & Johnson and the Prostate Cancer Foundation. Proceeds from the show go directly to PCF, whose mission is to fund innovative, global research in order to create breakthroughs in treatment and a cure for prostate cancer.