With the naughty young girls of Hollywood grabbing headlines for their less than inspirational behavior, it is especially refreshing to meet some of their responsible, productive, charity-minded counterparts, some of whom showed up for the cancer fundraising event at Fred Segal Fun to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure and The Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation.
Co-hosted by Showtime to kick off the third season of their hit show Weeds, the evening was devoted to raising funds through the sale of clothing from the Weeds-inspired “L”ements of Style, part of the L Word Collection by designer Laura Dahl, who said, “Bringing together fashion, entertainment and celebrities in the name of philanthropy – are a tangible and glamorous way to make charity a realistic part of our generation’s ethos.”
Among the young stars who showed up to support this event were Linda Cardellini, Allie Grant, Justin Kirk, Andy Milder, Hunter Parrish, Tonye Patano, Elizabeth Rohm, Matthew Gubler and Matthew Modine. When asked why he was supporting this event, Modine said, “I like breasts and the thought of them being removed is horrifying.” He continued, “I have a wife and a daughter and I shudder to think of this happening to them. I’m glad to be part of this effort to help end breast cancer.”
As of this writing, figures were not yet available as to how much was actually raised at this event. The L Word Collection will continue to donate a minimum of 10 percent of its sales when purchased from Showtime’s website at sho.com/site/lword/elementsofstyle.do.