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Former Mayor David Dinkins will be one of the models strutting down the catwalk at the Brooklyn Museum on May 13 for "Fashion on Fulton & Friends," a benefit for Brooklyn Community Housing & Services.

Among the boutiques whose clothing and accessories will be featured are Nigerian Fashions and Fabrics, Tribal Truths Collection, Gibran Brown Designs, Kimera Design Group, Akini Couture Collection, Michelle New York, Roger Gary Designs, Tres Elegante NY (pictured at left), Gurege, Ouvrez La Porte, Moshood Creations, Hats by Piazza, Raif Atelier, Courtney Washington Fashion Studio and Harriet’s Alter Ego.

Founded in 1978, Brooklyn Community Housing and Services offers housing and support services to people with mental illness and to formerly homeless shelter residents. The benefit fashion show - with reception and silent auction - begins at 6 pm at the Brooklyn Museum’s Beaux-Arts Court, 200 Eastern Parkway at Washington Avenue.

Tickets are $75, $150 and $250. For more information call (718) 625-4545 ext. 130 or visit the Brooklyn Community Housing and Services Web site at

Updated 4:00 pm, November 10, 2010
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