Rhode Island Monthly Go Red 2011 : Page 11

Cover Jonathan Joseph Peters (jonathanjosephpeters.com), designer. “Laurie’s energy completely suits my personality. Fun, silly, and fabulous would best describe our pairing. I could not work hard enough to make sure this gown makes her feel her most beautiful and special.” Laurie Stephenson , survivor, is wearing Emotion Earrings by Andrea Mader and Gold Rush Round Bangle by Anton Heunis. “When I first put on the gown, I felt beautiful, healthy and strong. I felt humbled and enormously proud to be part of this cause and truly amazed that Jonathan, my talented designer, could have made me something so special… just for me!” Page 8 Sarah Prost (yellow-clover.com), designer, is wearing Divine Rock Long Earrings and Ornamental Opulent Earrings by Helene Zubeldia, Divine Rock Pendant Necklace and Divine Rock Light Necklace, Feeling Bangle by Azzaro and Mushroom Ring from Crystal Evolution by Bella R. “Susan’s high energy and positive attitude made her such an inspiring muse. I’m so excited to see all the creativity that will help to bring awareness to such a great cause”. Susan Sanders , survivor, is wearing Expressive Long Earrings and Twisted Glamour Bracelets in Light Siam. “I have been so blessed to receive a heart through organ donation. I’m honored to work with my designer, Sarah Prost, and the American Heart Association to help women be more aware of heart disease.” Page 9 Daniela Corte (danielacorte.com), designer, is wearing Double Drop Earrings by Caleidoscopo and Ornamental Ring by Helene Zubeldia. “The work of the American Heart Association has always resonated with my family. My mother’s mother had atrial fibrillation. My mother has atrial fibrillation. Heart disease has always hung over the women of my family. Creating this dress for my mother has empowered me to fight back against this specter by celebrating their energy, life, spirit, and beauty through this red silk charmeuse gown with nude mesh and Swarovski crystals.” Linda Corte , survivor, is wearing Ornamental Earrings by Helene Zubeldia and Titanic Ring by Tom Shot. “I want to dedicate this moment to my mother, who couldn’t be here. For me this moment is a culmination of her passion for fashion that has passed on to my daughter Daniela. My mother is still alive and I experience her presence everyday when I look at Daniela’s creations.” Ricardo Rodriguez (creative director for Daniela Corte), designer. “The most amazing things in life are the most simple. The beauty and strength of the woman wearing this dress is reflected in its simple lines, and it is translated in the way it envelopes her to celebrate the richness and vibrancy of her life.” Page 10 Jeanette Nessett , survivor, is wearing Grace Long earrings and Divine Rock Multi-strand bracelet. “The most important message that I can share with other women is to listen to your body and love yourself as much as you love others… you deserve it!” Jessica Abernethy (jessabernethy.com), designer, is wearing Medieval Chick Collier by Jean Paul Gaultier and Gevalia Ring by Sahani. “Creating this dress for such a good cause and such an amazing woman was a great experience. Seeing Jeanette in it, glowing and feeling glamorous, was really wonderful.” Credits About the photographer An enthusiastic supporter of local fashion, Tracy Aiguier (tracyaiguier.com) is a Boston-based fashion and portrait photographer with 20 years’ experience. “I feel honored to have been included in this project. It was fun seeing the bond that had been formed between each designer and their model.” All jewelry courtesy of Swarovski Elements (swarovski-elements.com). To purchase, please visit swarovski-crystallized.com. GO RED FOR WOMEN 2011 Special thanks to StyleWeek Providence. 11

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