Thursday July 31, 3:36 pm ET
NEW YORK, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of the late Aaliyah Haughton, Dior has committed to donating nationwide from August 1st to August 10th, 2003 a percentage of the sale of the new Dior Sport Shoe to the Aaliyah Memorial Fund, a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation. Introduced this season, the Dior Sport Shoe is the first active shoe launched under the design direction of John Galliano. Available in black leather, white and blue jacquard, denim, and sand suede and accented with Dior's signature corseting, the Sport Shoe is the perfect mix of function and style.
The Dior Sport Shoe is available at Dior boutiques in New York, Los Angeles, Costa Mesa, Ala Moana, San Francisco, Dallas, Bal Harbour, Aspen, Boston, and Las Vegas, or you may contact 1-800-929-DIOR for store information.
This week Dior will host "Dance For Life" to benefit the Aaliyah Memorial Fund at the home of Quincy Jones in Los Angeles. Dior joins Jimmy Darmody, Damon Dash, Missy Elliot, the Haughton family, Rashida Jones, Quincy Jones, Courtney Kivowitz, Peggy Lipton, Jeff and Kidada Nash, Brett Ratner, Fatima Robinson, and Stuart Townsend to celebrate the life of Aaliyah and to raise funds for the causes most important to Aaliyah including: the Revlon/UCLA Women's Breast Cancer Research Program, the Revlon/UCLA Women's Breast Cancer Center, the Sloan Kettering Memorial Center for Cancer Research and the National Breast Cancer Coalition. Aaliyah was also committed to providing assistance to those involved in Alzheimer's research and support.