Dr. Dondi Dahlgaard, (pictured left) raised more than $25,000 and was awarded the “F4P Female Model Washingtonian of the Year,” award on the runway, with the top male fundraiser, Joe Robert III raising more than $10,000 winning the award for the“F4P Male Model Washingtonian of the Year.”
This year, Tysons Galleria retailer’s Saks Fifth Avenue, Betsey Johnson, Seven for All Mankind, Karen Millen, Ermenegildo Zegna, Nicole Miller, Basler, Liljenquist & Beckstead, Cole Haan, Aram and more, dominated the runway.
Syzygy Event Productions, created the lounges, lighting, draping, bars
and really impressed attendees with this year’s incredible runway design. The Fashion Institute of Design &
Merchandising (FIDM) flew in an eleven piece couture collection, in
addition of having top design student, Clay Sadler, create a spectacular
gown inspired by our sponsor, Vitaminwater Zero, which was displayed in
the HDO tent. Model make-up was done by Chanel and hair will be styled
by Toka Salon & Day Spa.
(Photo by Zaid Hamid: Joe Robert III pictured below with Kali Robert)
Aba Kwawu was behind the scenes again this year working to organize the styling of the models and the run of the fashion show; a challenging task considering the volume of models and retailers on this year’s runway.
Canine Couture was created by Barkley Square Gourmet Dog Bakery & Boutique as well as WagTime, and was in keeping with the designs worn by the two-legged models on the runway.
Teatro Goldoni restaurant was the VIP table catering sponsor, providing Italian fare for VIP table guests, along with bottle service for provided for VIP tables by Emperor Vodka.
New this year was a phenomenal silent auction with items that included a 3 night Bed & Breakfast Package in a one Bedroom Canopy Suite at the luxurious Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica, 4 tickets to American Idol, autographed Michael Jordon basketball, 2 VIP tickets to talk show filming in Hollywood, John Varvatos suit, 4 VIP concert tickets and Meet n’ Greet laminates with photo op with a famous rock band, custom Zegna suit, autographed Washington Capital’s Hockey stick, Obagi Skincare package, 2 night stay at the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort with 2 nights boarding at their new pet spa, raising more than $16,000 for WHS.
We would like to thank everyone who helped make this 4th annual F4P Runway Show a tremendous success, as the more than $373,000 raised will make a huge impact on the more than 30,000 animals a year that WHS cares for, as well as vital programs and services that serve our community!
This article is featured in our summer SCOOP. The SCOOP is a special Washington Humane Society newsletter that is sent out to our donors. The SCOOP is always filled with lots of great stories about our shelter animals, services, programs, and events; not to mention great animal tips for pet lovers.
Please find below the list so far of media clips as well as photo
galleries from the F4P Runway Show!
People Magazine's PeoplePets.com http://www.peoplepets.com/
Washington Life Magazine TV Video: http://vimeo.com/10874223
Washington Life Magazine’s write-up and review: http://www.washingtonlife.
USA TODAY: http://content.usatoday.co
Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.
Washington Life Magazine Photos: http://washingtonlife.smug
Fox News Channel: http://www.facebook.com/re
Washington Examiner: http://www.examiner.com/x-
Joseph Allen Photography: http://www.jallenimages.co
Medill Washington: http://medilldev.net/2010/
USA9-CBS Morning News: http://ohmygoff.tv/2010/04
Mix 107.3: http://mix1073fm.com/Blog.
Washington Examiner Yeas & Nays http://www.washingtonexami
Fido Journalism: http://fidojournalism.com/
Vithaya Photography http://vithaya.zenfolio.co
Shoot for Change Photos: http://modelforchange.com/
USA9 Oh My Goff: http://ohmygoff.tv/2010/04
Georgetown Dish: http://www.thegeorgetowndi
Film Magic: http://www.filmmagic.com/I
New York/ Washington, DC Social Diary http://www.newyorksocialdi
Scene Bisnow: http://www.bisnow.com/wash
Wire Image: http://www.wireimage.com/I
Michael Domingo: http://www.michaeldomingo.
The Hill: http://washingtonscene.the
Moshe Zusman: http://moshezusman.com/pho
Fashion BS: http://www.fashionbsradio.
NBC 4: http://www.nbcwashington.c
Washington Examiner: http://www.examiner.com/ex
Wise Choice Photography: http://www.photoreflect.co
Rich Kessler Photos: http://www.facebook.com/al
Viseral Photography: http://www.visceral-photog
Getty Images: http://www.gettyimages.com
Washingtonian Magazine: http://www.washingtonian.c
Local Kicks: http://www.localkicks.com/
Russian News Service: http://www1.voanews.com/ru
PRE- EVENT Fashion for Paws Runway Show MEDIA CLIPS:
Washington Examiner: http://www.examiner.com/x-
Loudoun Times: http://www.loudountimes.co
Local Kicks: Local Kicks http://www.localkicks.com/
Washington Life Magazine: http://www.washingtonlife.
On Tap Magazine: http://www.ontaponline.com
Georgetown Dish: http://thegeorgetowndish.c