Isabelle Armstrong Bridal Teams Up With BCRF to Give Away $14,000 Bridal Gown In Support Of Breast Cancer Research

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Luxury bridal designer Isabelle Armstrong is proud to announce their partnership with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation® for “Isabelle Armstrong Vows To Support Breast Cancer Research.” Together, they are giving away a wedding dress to a deserving bride-to-be who has been touched by breast cancer. Isabelle Armstrong has a strong history of supporting breast cancer research and is proud to be partnering with BCRF to help find a cure.

 

Isabelle Armstrong wants to help make women’s dreams come true. Most brides find their weddings to be both emotionally and financially stressful and Isabelle Armstrong is encouraging women to nominate themselves or women they know and explain why. The intricately designed gown masterpieces bestow a radiant glow upon the women who wear them and exude splendor, passion and grace. Qualifying brides can be nominated or nominate themselves on social media to win a dress with a retail value up to $14,000.

 

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How to Enter: Two ways to enter the giveaway, women can enter themselves or they can be nominated.

To enter yourself:

  1. Find your favorite Isabelle Armstrong Dress
  2. Take a picture of yourself and tell us why you would like to win a free custom couture wedding dress by Isabelle Armstrong and how you have been touched by breast cancer.
  3. Log on to Instagram/Facebook/Twitter, add the picture of the gown linking to Isabelle Armstrong and including why you would like to be entered. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #IAVowsToSupport

 

Nominations: Women can nominate other women that they feel are deserving of the dress.

To nominate someone else:

  1. Link/Tag Isabelle Armstrong on Facebook/Instagram/Twitter and the woman you want to nominate and tell us why this woman should win a free custom couture Isabelle Armstrong Dress. Don’t forget to include the hashtag #IAVowsToSupport

 

Requirements:

  1. Must be engaged or getting married
  2. Must Hyperlink to the Isabelle Armstrong Facebook Page
  3. Must use #IAVowsToSupport
  4. Must live in the United States

 

Time Period: Launching December 1, 2014 and winner is picked on January 31, 2015.

 

About Isabelle Armstrong

 

Isabelle Armstrong is a luxury bridal collection headquartered in New York City, creating beautifully crafted gowns that epitomize elegance, glamour, and allure. The exclusive design house is comprised of a select team, which combine their talent and experience to create beautiful, sophisticated pieces.

 

Isabelle Armstrong left no stone unturned in their efforts to bring a fresh, new look to the haute couture bridal gown industry. They have developed a unique formula and team of world-class designers, illustrators, patternmakers and seamstresses to bring unique works of art to life. Each collection delves deeper into the endless possibilities of draping unique fabrics and exploring the limitless opportunities to work with embroideries and places to develop timeless silhouettes.

Isabelle Armstrong’s design philosophy embraces the idea that every wedding gown should evoke the feelings of splendor, passion and grace and remains the constant underlying inspiration for each of our collections. Extraordinary design requires a unique vision and the desire to push our imaginations to many different levels. Isabelle Armstrong seeks to createthe gowns that inspire brides to feel just as beautiful and spectacular as a one of a kind work of art. For more information, please    visit: http://www.isabellearmstrongny.com/

 

 

About Breast Cancer Research Foundation ®

 

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation ® (BCRF) advances the world’s most promising research to eradicate breast cancer. Founded by Evelyn H. Lauder in 1993, BCRF has raised more than $500 million to fuel discoveries in tumor biology, genetics, prevention, treatment, survivorship and metastasis, making it one of the largest non-governmental funders of breast cancer research in the world. This year, BCRF is investing $58.6 million in research, to support more than 220 researchers at leading medical institutions across six continents, including $11.6 million to the international Evelyn H. Lauder Founder’s Fund focused on metastasis. By spending 91 cents of every dollar on research and public awareness programs, BCRF remains one of the nation’s most fiscally responsible nonprofits. BCRF is the only breast cancer organization with an “A+” from CharityWatch, and has been awarded Charity Navigator’s highest rating of four stars 12 times since 2002. For more information, please visit: www.bcrfcure.org.

Photos: Vocal impressionist Véronic DiCaire kicks off Hard Rock Cafe’s Annual Pinktober campaign with ribbon cutting ceremony

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SIGHTING: Vocal impressionist Véronic DiCaire kicks off Hard Rock Cafe’s Annual Pinktober campaign with ribbon cutting ceremony

 In celebration of Hard Rock International’s 14th Annual PINKTOBER™ campaign, Las Vegas’ newest headliner, Véronic DiCaire, kicked off the program at Hard Rock Cafe on the Strip with a ceremonial ribbon cutting on Tuesday, Oct. 1. After welcoming guests to the event, Véronic cut the pink ribbon with a matching pair of scissors, before sitting down to customize her very own Hard Rock limited-edition PINKTOBER t-shirt.

For the month of October, Hard Rock’s Rock Shop will be selling the shirts, along with their classic t-shirts and giving visitors the option to customize them for a cause. Hard Rock also invites fans to share their creations on social media, using hashtags: #makeitpink and #Pinktober. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, an organization dedicated to combating breast cancer at every front.

Hard Rock’s PINKTOBER program encourages guests around the world to support breast cancer awareness by attending live music performances and pink-themed events at Hard Rock locations across the globe.  Fans can visit their local Hard Rock and rock out for the cause with concerts and special events to benefit local breast cancer charities such as Susan G. Komen and other breast cancer research and awareness organizations.

Fans can also get into the hottest color of the season with Hard Rock’s 2013 PINKTOBER products, including a collector’s edition pin, T-shirt, bracelet, tote, robe, scarf, pink sheets and more! All products will be sold exclusively at Hard Rock properties worldwide, including Cafes, Hotels, Casinos and online at www.hardrock.com.  Proceeds from the sale of PINKTOBER products will benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) and local breast cancer charities with 75 percent of the retail price of each pin and 15 percent of the retail price of other products going directly to the cause.

 Headliner, Veronic, kicks of Pinktober at Hard Rock Cafe on the Strip on Oct. 1, 2013 Veronic customizes her own limited-edition Pinktober Hard Rock tee at the t-shirt customizing window Veronic kicks of Pinktober at Hard Rock Cafe on the Strip on Oct. 1, 2013

Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas on the Strip:

Saturday, October 5, 2013            Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
Saturday, October 12, 2013          Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls Concert
Saturday, October 18, 2013          Ani DiFranco Concert

 

Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas at Hard Rock Hotel:

Friday, October 4, 2013                  Bikefest Breakfast Buffet at 8:00am-10:00am
Saturday, October 5, 2013            Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
Thursday, October 10, 2013         Katie Cole Concert
Monday, October 28, 2013           Mobile Mammovan Event at 8:15am-3:15pm                     

 

For event ticket information, visit www.ticketweb.com.  For additional information on the PINKTOBER™ program, please visit www.hardrock.com.

 

About Susan G Komen for the Cure
Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Susan G. Komen is the boldest community fueling the best science and making the biggest impact in the fight against breast cancer. Thanks to events like the Komen Race for the Cure, we have invested almost $2 billion to fulfill our promise, working to end breast cancer in the U.S. and throughout the world through ground-breaking research, community health outreach, advocacy and programs in more than 50 countries. For more information, visit ww5.komen.org.

 

About The Breast Cancer Research Foundation
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®, founded by Evelyn H. Lauder in 1993, is an independent not-for-profit organization committed to funding scientific research to achieve prevention and a cure for breast cancer in our lifetime. In 2013, BCRF has committed $45 million to support the work of more than 200 researchers at major medical institutions across the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, China, the Middle East and Australia.  With 91 cents of every dollar spent by BCRF directed towards breast cancer research and awareness programs, BCRF remains one of the most fiscally responsible charities in the country. For the eleventh time since 2002, it has earned 4 stars from Charity Navigator.  Additionally, BCRF is the only breast cancer organization rated an “A+” by CharityWatch.  For more information about BCRF, visitwww.bcrfcure.org.

 

About Hard Rock International
With a total of 173 venues in 53 countries, including 137 cafes, 17 hotels and 7 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands. The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. Destinations include the company’s two most successful Hotel and Casino properties in Tampa and Hollywood, Fl., both owned and operated by HRI parent company The Seminole Tribe of Florida., as well as other exciting locations including Bali, Biloxi, Chicago, Cancun, Las Vegas, San Diego and Singapore. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include Johannesburg, San José, Chennai, Istanbul and Tenerife. New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Ibiza, Daytona Beach, Palm Springs, Aruba, Riviera Maya, Abu Dhabi and Shenzhen and Haikou in China. New Hard Rock Casino projects in development include Hungary and Northfield, OH. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com.

 

 

Carrot Top Visits Hard Rock Cafe Strip Today in Support of PINKTOBER

CARROT TOP VISITS HARD ROCK CAFE ON THE STRIP TODAY IN SUPPORT OF PINKTOBER™  

Hard Rock Cafes in Las Vegas, NV welcomed comedic icon and Luxor headliner, Carrot Top, to the Hard Rock Cafe strip location today in support of the brand’s 13th annual PINKTOBER™ breast cancer awareness campaign.

Carrot Top made an appearance to show his support for the month-long PINKTOBER campaign which comes to an end today. The comedian was shopping for limited-edition merchandise which includes a PINKTOBER 2012 T-shirt, bracelet, pin and more.

Proceeds from the sale of PINKTOBER™ merchandise benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation and The Caron Keating Foundation (U.K.) with 75 percent of the retail price of each pin and 15 percent of the retail price of other products going directly to the cause.

 

Photo credit: Gabe Ginsberg

 

About The Breast Cancer Research Foundation

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®, founded by Evelyn H. Lauder in 1993, is an independent not-for-profit organization committed to funding scientific research to achieve prevention and a cure for breast cancer in our lifetime. In October 2012, BCRF will award $40 million to 197 scientists across the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Australia, and China. With 91 cents of every dollar spent by

BCRF directed towards breast cancer research and awareness programs, BCRF remains one of the most fiscally responsible charities in the country. For the tenth time since 2002, it has earned 4 stars from Charity Navigator. Additionally, BCRF is the only cancer organization rated an “A+” by CharityWatch. For more information about BCRF, visit www.bcrfcure.org.

 

About Carrot Top

Becoming a pop culture icon is a difficult thing to achieve but Scott “Carrot Top” Thompson has done just that. With over two decades of comedic performance in his rear view mirror, Carrot Top is one of the most popular, recognizable and successful comedians in America. After years of playing out to sold-out shows throughout the country, he has now become a Las Vegas icon as well, recently inking a long-term deal with the Luxor Resort and Casino. Visit www.carrottop.com.

 

About Hard Rock International

With a total of 179 venues in 54 countries, including 140 cafes and 18 Hotels/Casinos, Hard Rock International is one of the world’s most globally recognized brands. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. In addition to the two flagship Seminole Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos in Tampa and Hollywood, Fla., Hard Rock Hotels/Casinos are located in Las Vegas, Biloxi, Orlando, Chicago, San Diego, Pattaya, Bali, Macau, Penang, Singapore, Punta Cana, Panama, Cancun and Vallarta.  Additional hotel and casino projects planned to open include Riviera Maya in 2013 and Abu Dhabi in 2014.  Additional announced hotel and casino projects include Aruba, Hungary and Northfield Park.  Hard Rock International is owned by Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment, Inc. For further details on Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos, visit www.hardrockhotels.com.  For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com.