AMEX’S DONATION: American Express is donating $250,000 to the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund from all of the proceeds of the sale of its skybox packages during New York Fashion Week. The donation represents the fifth year American Express has supported the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund in both the spring and fall collections for a total of 10 seasons. Amex will have the usual skyboxes at Lincoln Center and is also offering designer meet-and-greet packages to cardmembers for MADE Fashion Week at Milk Studios, featuring designers such as Jeremy Scott, Simon Spurr, John Bartlett and Zero + Maria Cornejo. Also on the agenda is a cardmember-only consumer runway show for Tommy Hilfiger’s spring 2012 collection on Feb. 16 featuring the fictional Hilfiger family. The show will be of the current spring collection.
January 25, 2012