|AVENTURA MALL HONORS NATIONAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH|
AVENTURA, Fla.– (August 11, 2011) – In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, select Aventura Mall retailers will offer special in-store events and limited-edition products with proceeds going tovarious charitiesdedicated to breast cancer research and awareness. Special happenings dedicated to raisingsupport for breast cancer this Octoberinclude:
Lacoste partnered with The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® and will donate 10 percent of proceeds from itsfun and philanthropic“Pink Croc Collection” during the entire month of October.
The Walking Company is committed to raising more than $200,000 in support of its national partners City of Hope and National Breast Cancer Foundation along with numerous local breast cancer charity organizations. See the entire collection of exclusive pink ribbon products from UGG Australia, Dansko, Ecco and Abeo in-stores during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
BCBG Max Azria designed a pair of chic sunglasses that make a statement about National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. BCBG Max Azria will donate 20 percent of proceeds to Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.
Ann Taylor will donate 70 percent of its proceeds to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® for any full-priced purchase of the exclusive, Pink Jewel Collection. Thejewel necklace and ring collection is designed for all strong, compassionate and stylish women.
Bloomingdale’s created a reusable tote inspired by its iconic brown bag. The Little Pink Bag is $20, and $2 of each buy goes to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®.
Forever 21 is launching a collection of apparel and accessories to benefit the Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. For every product that is purchased from the collection for both men and women, 10% of the purchase price will be donated.
Color Me Mine at Alisa’s Painted Bistro is offering supporters the chance to paint a personalized Breast Cancer Ribbon that will be a part of a larger custom wall design for public display at a chosen local hospital and breast center.
Nine West has launched Runway Relief and will donate all proceeds to Fashion Targets Breast Cancer from its philanthropic collection consisting of boots, tank top and messenger bag. In addition, 40 runway models from NYC’s Fashion Week will also wear built-in pedometers and will donate a dollar to every mile walked.
Tumi offers shoppers an exclusive, pink travel collection to show their support. The collection includes a ‘Vapor’ International Carry-on, Tumi Super Leger, Enna Ruffle cosmetic case, iPad Case, eyeglass case, and leather luggage tag.Tumi will donate 20 percent of sales to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®.
The Bead Factory will sell breast cancer awareness bracelets for $12.95 each or three for $36 with a portion of proceeds going to Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.
For a complete listing of Aventura Mall stores celebrating National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, visit
www.aventuramall.com or call the MasterCard Concierge Center at 305-935-1110.
About Aventura Mall
SOUTH FLORIDA'S LARGEST SUPER REGIONAL MALL
South Florida's #1 shopping destination among locals and international visitors, Aventura Mall ranks as one of the top five highest grossing malls in the country in sales per square foot. Anchored by Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom and Macy’s, Aventura Mall boasts 300 specialty stores, ranging from chic, internationally renowned names such as Louis Vuitton, Herve Leger by MaxAzria, Burberry, Faconnable, Henri Bendel, Michael Kors and Hugo Boss to many of the most popular and recognized retailers, including Abercrombie & Fitch, Apple, Calvin Klein, Forever XXI, True Religion and Diesel. Aventura Mall is also home to 10 full-service restaurants and an exclusive contemporary art collection featuring 10 installations positioned throughout the shopping center.
Located at 19501 Biscayne Boulevard, the mall is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Sunday, Noon to 8 p.m. For more information call (305) 935-1110, visit online at www.aventuramall.com, join our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/AventuraMall or follow us on Twitter @AventuraMall. Aventura Mall is owned and managed by Turnberry Associates.