Billabong’s second annual Design for Humanity event was an unforgettable night of art, fashion and music, including a fashion show featuring one-of-a-kind celebrity designs, a photography and art exhibit and auction, a special live performance by MGMT, sounds by DJ Steve Aoki, and much more... Best of all, 100% of ticket sale proceeds were donated to the Surfrider Foundation, an organization which strives to preserve the world’s oceans and beaches.
Design for Humanity featured a runway show, where Billabong fashion and swimsuit pieces were showcased on the catwalk, with one-of-a-kind collaborations from celebrities like Amber Valetta and Joy Bryant and designers Nicky Hilton and Charlotte Ronson. Pieces from the collection were auctioned off on eBay, with all proceeds going directly to Surfrider.
Before the fashion show began, guests headed to the Avalon’s Spider Club for the art exhibit and auction that featured works by well-known industry artists, like Wolfgang Bloch and Chris Jordan, as well as world-renowned surf photographers. Each piece will be auctioned off on eBay with bidding that began the evening of the event.Three limited-edition posters were also available for sale at the event and online.
After the fashion show, the party descended into debauchery with a rock concert by music sensations and fan-favorites MGMT, and DJ sounds by Steve Aoki.