amfAR generationCURE: Solstice 2015

2015On Tuesday , June 23, 2015. amfAR’s generationCURE held its fourth annual Solstice event at the Hudson Hotel in New York City. This years Solstice major sponsors included Microsoft and MoëtHennessy with a dress theme of black and white summer chic style. amfAR’s generationCURE Ambassadors Emerson Barth, Chiara Ferragni and Kelly Osbourne, came together to gather and socialize with event chairs and other professionals to promote and raise money for HIV/AIDS research.

Kelly Osbourne, Chiara Ferragni, Emerson Barth
Kelly Osbourne, Chiara Ferragni, Emerson Barth

Enjoying silent auctions, as well as an exclusive online auction of contemporary artworks powered by Artsy which will run through June 30,2015. Music for the event this year was provided by The Misshapes and Jasmine Chess.

Leigh Lezark and Geordon Nicols of The Misshapes, and Jasmine Chess
Leigh Lezark and Geordon Nicols of The Misshapes, and Jasmine Chess

Not only did the Solstice have live music but it included a live art performance by Shantell Martin, who provided a one-of-a-kind backdrop for the guests’ photo booth.

Event Chair Shantell Martin
Event Chair Shantell Martin

This year this amazing cause awarded its first cure-focused reasearch grant to Dr. Brad Jones. Overall the evening was a tremendous success having raised over $90,000 for the support of amfAR’s HIV/AIDS research.

Dr. Brad Jones
Dr. Brad Jones

Here are some of the event chairs and high profile guest dressing in amfAR’s Black and White Summer Chic theme.

 (Left top to bottom) Barbara Palvin,  Kenneth Cole, Kelly Osbourne, Alina Baikova   Event Chair Johannes Huebl (Middle),   (Right top to bottom) Event Chair Jay Ellis, Event Chair Andreja Pejić, Event Chair Perez Hilton
(Left top to bottom) Barbara Palvin, Kenneth Cole, Kelly Osbourne, Alina Baikova
Event Chair Johannes Huebl (Middle),
(Right top to bottom) Event Chair Jay Ellis, Event Chair Andreja Pejić, Event Chair Perez Hilton

Photo Credits: amfAR, AP and Getty Images

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