GUESS & Teen Vogue Announce Chari-T Contest Winner with LA Event

NEW YORK, Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, August 27, GUESS and Teen Vogue will celebrate the Chari-T Design Contest they hosted in partnership earlier this year, introducing guests to contest winner Brea Weinreb and her design supporting Boys & Girls Clubs of America, at the GUESS Beverly Center store, 131 North La Cienega Boulevard.

The Chari-T Design Contest encouraged readers to design a T-shirt to benefit a charity of their choice. Together Teen Vogue and GUESS selected five finalists whose designs were presented in a digital platform for peer voting, and eventually one winner. "Winning this contest is a dream come true. I was looking for a way to help Boys & Girls Clubs of America since I started tutoring at my local organization and this contest was the perfect opportunity," said Miss Weinreb, a high-school senior from New York.

The fun-filled event will be co-hosted by Ella Marciano and Miss Weinreb, whose T-shirt will be available for purchase during the event, on www.Guess.com, and at the Teen Vogue Haute Spot in New York during Fashion Week. GUESS will donate a portion of all Chari-T sales to Boys & Girls Clubs of America and event guests will receive 20% off their purchases when they donate a minimum of $5 to the organization.

"It is very important to GUESS, and on a personal level to me and my brother, Maurice, that we support charitable causes and encourage our youth to do the same. By entering into this promotion with Teen Vogue we hope to give other teenagers the opportunity to change the word we live in for the better," said Paul Marciano, GUESS CEO and Vice Chairman.

In addition to being able to shop GUESS's fall collection during the event, guests will be treated to fun activities, such as a DIY friendship bracelet station, shaved ice cart, photo booth, and sips and sweets. An exclusive gift bag will be available with every purchase when guests sign up for the GUESS List Loyalty program.

About GUESS?, Inc.

Established in 1981, GUESS began as a jeans company and has since successfully grown into a global lifestyle brand. Today, GUESS designs, markets and distributes full collections of women's, men's and children's apparel as well as accessories. Throughout the years, the GUESS image has been portrayed in unforgettable, innovative campaigns that have made the brand a household name. GUESS is distributed throughout the United States and Canada in fine department stores, its retail specialty and factory stores, and domestically on its online stores. GUESS has licensees and distributors in South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia.  In addition to shopping online, you can find more information on GUESS at www.guess.com.

About Teen Vogue

Teen Vogue, a Conde Nast publication, a division of Advance Publications, which operates in 25 countries, is the number one source of fashion and beauty news for style-conscious teens and 20-somethings everywhere. In the United States, Conde Nast publishes 18 consumer magazines, two trade publications and 27 websites that garner international acclaim and unparalleled consumer engagement. The Teen Vogue brand brings the sophistication and authority of Vogue to a new generation of savvy young women who desire to be on the cutting edge of fashion, beauty, and culture. Launched in February 2003, Teen Vogue publishes ten issues a year and has a circulation of more than 1,000,000 readers.

Press Contact:

Press Contact:  

Alina Hauptman

Erin Kaplan      

Guess, Inc.

Teen Vogue      

(212) 852-0513

(212) 286-2479  

ahauptman@guess.com

erin_kaplan@condenast.com



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