Monday, October 11, 2010

Think Pink

I know I'm a little late to the game in this announcement, since we're already 1/3 into the month, but October is officially National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In case you haven't noticed the color pink is all over the place! Every where I turn I'm seeing individuals, local business, large corporations and more sporting pink in order to increase awareness and provide education on the disease and raise funds for research, prevention and a cure.

Now, for the first time ever, Hans Wegner’s Wishbone Chair is available in pink. As part of The Pink Wishbone Project, SUITE New York is auctioning off 20 of these chairs featuring one-of-a-kind cushions designed by leading women interior designers.100% of the proceeds benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Kelly Behun, Sheila Bridges, Alexandra Champalimaud, Neisha Crosland, Lulu de Kwiatkowski, Tori Golub, Alexa Hampton, Allegra Hicks, Julie Hillman, Annie Kelly, Celerie Kemble, Kit Kemp, Laura Kirar, Amy Lau, Katie Lydon, Emma Jane Pilkington, Sara Rotman, Ruthie Sommers, Kelly Wearstler, and Bunny Williams have donated cushions of their design. 

Following the auction, SUITE New York is also the exclusive dealer of the pink wishbone (w/o designer cushion) - with 20% of the sale benefitting BCRF for one year.
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