Friday, September 11, 2009
Fashion Week for the Spring 2010 collections is in full swing in New York. If you won’t make it to the tents at Bryant Park, we invite you to the roofdeck at Marvin.
Join us for EAST!
an afternoon pop-up party to preview artist KEYA’s Spring // Summer 2010 silk kaftan collection
Enjoy a fine fall afternoon on the Marvin roofdeck with exotic seasonal cocktails from Jake Worth, live DJ music, and a preview of artist/designer KEYA’s ‘Eco Chic’ silk collection. Door donations and bar sales will benefit Ekta Community Projects, while a portion of proceeds from KEYA sales will benefit green hand skills in India and The Internally Displaced Persons Project in Sri Lanka.
Sunday, September 13
3 – 6 p.m.
$10 suggested donation
See/RSVP to the event on Facebook or just come!
Presented by Project Beltway and The Dunes, an event concept company that conceives of and hosts charitable functions that showcase talented DC-area artists, designers, and musicians.
Keya Naomi Balasundaram is an artist and designer whose work blends the ethnic antiquity of the East with the modern sensibility of the West. After a decade of traversing through the Silk & Spice Routes of the East, Keya has emerged with a design philosophy that advocates a stylish, sustainable and fair lifestyle. Born in New Delhi, India and raised in the D.C. Metro area, Keya currently works as a freelance artist/ designer and is working towards launching an ‘Eco Chic’ collective, Naomi David, focused on promoting young artists from the East and keeping green hand skills alive.