Fashion Week 2012: Modeling for a Cause

Chaka Khan, Aisha Tyler and more modeled red dresses to raise awareness for heart disease.

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    Fashion With a Cause

    Celebrities and models gathered for the 2012 Heart Truth’s Red Dress Collection Fashion Show at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City on Feb. 8. Red dresses were modeled to raise awareness for heart disease among women.

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    Gloria Estefan

    Singer Gloria Estefan posed backstage before taking the runway.

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    Sea of Red Dresses

    A bevy of celebrites, including La La Anthony, Chaka Khan, Christie Brinkley and Rebecca Romijn, came out to support the cause.

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    La La Anthony

    Former MTV VJ and VH1 reality star La La Anthony strikes a pose backstage during the fashion show.

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    A Celebrity Affair

    Actress Minka Kelly poses before hitting the catwalk. She is flanked by singers Chaka Chan and Gloria Estefan.

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    Chaka Khan

    Singer Chaka Khan strikes a pose in a breezy Chris March dress. 

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    Walking the Runway

    La La’s Full Court Life star La La Anthony walks down the runway in a tangerine red Rachel Roy creation.

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    Aisha Tyler

    Actress Aisha Tyler walks playfully down the catwalk in a Badgley Mischka ensemble.

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    Phylicia Rashad

    Actress Phylicia Rashad smiles for the camera during the Heart Truth’s Red Dress Collection Fashion Show, now in its 10th year.

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    Rebecca Romijn and Aisha Tyler

    Actresses Rebecca Romijn and Aisha Tyler chat backstage during the show.

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    Stars in Red

    Stars donned red to raise awarness for heart disease, the number one killer of American women, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

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