Villebrequin and Men's Vogue Kick Off Celeb Auction for Project Angel Food. Exclusive Celeb Designed Swim Trunks !! LA STORY From the Heart Blog!

Vilebrequin and Men’s Vogue magazine have joined forces to celebrate summer style by hosting an online charity auction of one-of-a-kind celebrity customized swim trunks from the luxe St. Tropez Company to benefit Project Angel Food.

A VIP invitation-only event on Wednesday, May 9th at Vilebrequin’s Beverly Hills boutique located at 2 Rodeo Drive show off all the auction items and were definitely a great hit with the crowd of celebs and noted guests featuring 10 Cane  Cocktails  (YUM).

  All items will be on display at Vilebrequin for one week (ending May 16th) and during that time the Company will also designate a portion of sales to the charity. 

Celebrities were provided with Vilebrequin’s classic Moorea style swim trunks in white and colors along with a colored fabric markers and  were offered the opportunity to create an original design using the nylon fabric as a blank canvas to create their original masterpieces. 

An elite roster of celebrities have rallied together to support Project Angel Food. Those who have customized swim trunks include:

Sir Elton John & David Furnish

Eric McCormack & his son Finnigan

Andy Garcia & his son Andres

Gary Payton & his sons Julian & Gary II
The cast of NBC’s “Friday Night Lights”

Each lot will also include a special gift from Men’s Vogue magazine honoring the celebrity as well as a $300 store gift certificate from Vilebrequin.  Bidding begins on Thursday, May 10th and closes Thursday, May 24th at 6PM EST at

For over 30-years Vilebrequin, the world-renowned men’s and boy’s swimwear manufacturer from St. Tropez has been outfitting the most stylish men with their vibrant and colorful swim trunks.  Please visit

Project Angel Food is the only organization that delivers freshly-cooked, nutritiously-appropriate meals, free-of-charge to men, women and children debilitated by cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening illnesses throughout Los Angeles County.  Clients range in age from 7 to 104.  Thanks to a devoted corps of volunteers, they prepare and deliver more than 1,300 meals each day.  Project Angel Food has never maintained a waiting list and has never turned anyone away who is eligible for their meals.

Charity Folks is the leading online marketplace for nonprofit fundraising, corporate cause marketing campaigns and celebrity-driven charity initiatives; a cross-market penetration that has made them the "go-to" in the field of ePhilanthropy.  Among its special partners are hallmark nonprofits, including Entertainment Industry Foundation and The World Wildlife Fund; A-list celebrities, such as Alicia Keys and Morgan Freeman; and top-brand corporations, including Cadillac and Esquire Magazine.

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