Nearly 50 beauty bloggers and brands cleaned out their stashes for one big eBay-style beauty auction. The nearly $5,000 in proceeds will all be donated to Doctors Without Borders, a non-profit that brings emergency medical services to underprivileged parts of the world.
And now, 18 lifestyle bloggers have joined six up-and-coming designers for a charitable fashion show known as Bloggers Soiree.
The online style experts ripped the runway to benefit Bottomless Closet NYC, which helps disadvantaged women become self-sufficient by providing them the skills and wardrobe needed to begin a career.
Spearheaded by Desiree Frieson, the evening's choice of charity was very intentional.
"I want to create a fun and unique way for bloggers to come together and give back to the community. We bloggers have an amazing voice and reach into larger audiences to help raise awareness for lesser-known charities," said Frieson.
The night not only featured fresh designer talent, but also a live performance by Cuban and Colombian singer Alexis Foxe, who is set to release her first album this spring.
Ballerina-turned-designer Caycee Black was also on hand to show her cozy, yet chic collection of knits, for what she said was an inspiring cause.
"I believe that by working in the fashion industry, we have a responsibility to decide who we work with ethically, and how our funds are distributed," said Black.
The event was the second of its kind, with encore fundraisers anticipated in the future.
"The mission of Bloggers Soiree is to galvanize bloggers, young philanthropists and professionals to use the power of their social networks and circles to bring about social change through hosting charity functions," said Frieson.
We'll toast to that!
And in other charitable news, find out what cause made Martha Stewart stop at White Castle.