“We are going to rid the world of this dread disease,” Leonard A. Lauder said emphatically to the packed ballroom Monday night in Manhattan at the Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s annual Hot Pink Party.
The fund-raiser, held at the Waldorf-Astoria, raised more than $5.4 million for the BCRF. Since its inception in 2001, Hot Pink Parties have raised a collective $60 million.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"