Win a Trip to Paris with Ralph Lauren & More in Japan Benefit Auction

Photo Courtesy of Ralph Lauren
The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) is rallying round the victims of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami with a "Fashion & Friends for Japan" benefit online auction featuring some one-of-a-kind luxury experiences.

Now through April 28 at you can bid on dozens of incredible items with the proceeds going to the Japan Society's Japan Earthquake Relief Fund.

One of the most impressive offerings, estimated at $30,000, is the ultimate luxury sojourn to Paris with Ralph Lauren. The package includes two round trip business class tickets from New York to Paris; two nights at the famed Bristol Hotel in a deluxe room; dinner for two at Ralph's, the designer's chic Paris restaurant; a 1,000 euro (about $1,500) shopping experience at the new Ralph Lauren flagship store on St. Germain; and two tickets to visit The Art of the Automobile: Masterpieces of the Ralph Lauren Collection, an exclusive exhibit of selections from the designer's incredible car collection including a priceless 1958 Ferrari (above) at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs.

Other incredible experiences on offer during the benefit auction include:

  • A week's stay at Diane von Furstenberg's Harbour Island beach house in the Bahamas and a $1,000 shopping spree at any DVF boutique, estimated at $50,000
  • Attend the legendary Victoria's Secret Fashion Show and meet Victoria's Secret Angel Doutzen Kroes at the VIP after-party, estimated at $30,000
  • Meet Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour and attend a photo shoot for the magazine, estimated at $25,000
  • A five-night stay in a private one bedroom beach villa at the amazing Parrot Cay Resort in the Turks and Caicos, estimated at $21,200
  • A private dinner with stunning supermodel Natalia Vodianova in New York City, estimated at $7,000

    Jared Paul Stern

    Jared Paul Stern has written for the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, the New York Times' T magazine, GQ, WWD, Vogue, New York magazine, Details, Hamptons magazine, Playboy, BlackBook, the New York Post, Bergdorf Goodman magazine and Luxist among others. The founding editor of the Page Six magazine, he has also served as a judge for everything from the International Best Dressed List to the Fo...(Read More)

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