LOS ANGELES, CA (Kevin Willis will kick-off the 2011 NBA All-Star Weekend with "All-Star Fashion with a Heart," an exclusive runway fashion event showcasing their respective fashion collections, Her Game 2 and Willis and Walker. The star-studded event will take center stage at the luxurious Millennium Biltmore Hotel, located at . The red carpet arrivals and cocktail reception begin at followed by the fashion show at .) -- NBA Wives Association Founder Deborah Williams and Former NBA Player
Current and former NBA players are among the confirmed and invited celebrity guests expected to attend as well as participate as models in the fashion show, including Dyan Cannon, Tim Duncan, Rick Fox, Jamie Foxx, Allan Houston, Sharon Leal, Lisa Leslie, Mark Jackson, Adrienne Maloof, Odum, Lamar Odum, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Gabrielle Union, Denzel Washington, and Chris Webber, among others.
"We are excited to produce the most anticipated fashion event during the 2011 NBA All-Star Weekend. We look forward to introducing the very best of our latest collections to our many supporters who will be on hand to witness an extraordinary evening of fashion and fund raising," says Deborah Williams of Her Game 2. "Together, our brands offer something for everyone, from tall to short, petite to husky. The designs in our fashion show will appeal to every demographic," adds Kevin Willis of Willis and Walker.
Her Game 2 (HG2), founded by former NBA wife Deborah Williams, is an officially licensed product of the NBA and the premier apparel line specializing in fashion for women with an active lifestyle. For more information, visit www.hergame2.com.
Willis and Walker, co-founded by former NBA player Kevin Willis and his former Michigan State teammate, Ralph Walker, specializes in premium denim and quality custom wear for big and tall men. For more information, visit www.willisandwalker.com.
Proceeds from "All-Star Fashion with a Heart" will benefit various local charities, including The HerShe Group foster girls program, Pasadena/Altadena chapter of Boule's scholarship program, and 100 Black Men of Los Angeles' mentoring program. The event partners include Who's Who in Black L.A., Mogul Sports Group, Aveda Institute Los Angeles and MAH Events. Sponsors include the Association of Black Cardiologists, Brera Watches, Express Jets, Hightowers Petroleum, Immunocal, and Organic Root Stimulator.