Every year STUART WEITZMAN, a famous American designer of woman shoes, organizes a beneficence auction for the struggle against the tumors of the breast. An auction that develops via internet, during which the numerous decorated shoes, signed by the most famous stars in Hollywood and by characters of international fame known to the great public, are beaten. During these years, for the Italian edition actresses, actors and sportsmen of great call are improvised designer and so, for the edition 2004, Stuart Weitzman has thought about also submitting the pursuance of his initiative to the world of the Music.

BRANDUARDI, together with others fifty between the most known and beloved singers and musicians, have in fact approved with great enthusiasm to decorate a woman white shoe that, from December 2th, will be put on sale thanks the "on-line market" eBay

The result will be entirely devolved to the Komen Italia onlus, not profit association that operates in the struggle against the tumors of the breast with initiatives of education, of prevention and of harvest of money.

To purchase the original creation of your preferred singer/group will mean to participate to a moment of great solidarity towards a problem that concerns, still today, in the world million of women, with over 30.000 new cases every year only in Italy. The shoe can become a nice and original knickknack or an exclusive gift for Christmas, with such of signature autographs by the author that has realized it.

It is very simple to participate in the auction . Who is not already a consumer eBay have to register first and then click on the section "beneficenza" and then on the page "scarpe d'autore". The auction departs from the price of 1 Euro with duration of 7 days. The Komen Italia, at the end of the initiative, will entrust to send the purchased object to the winner.

From November 30, all the realized shoes will be also in a showroom near the bookstore Mondadori Multicenter of Marghera Street in Milan and then it moves in Rome to the Mondadori Multicenter of Fontana di Trevi (10 St. Vincent street).

Besides, this year the project of Stuart Weitzman is embellished of an important novelty: the images of the shoes realized in the past years and of those created for the new edition 2004, have been picked in a very particular photographic book with the title "famous Imprints", edit by SPERLING & KUPFER, that will be distributed in 5000 copies in all the bookstores of Italy. The 50% of the collections of this publishing initiative will be devolved to the KOMEN ITALIA ONLUS.

For information and contacts:
Via Morimondo 2/3 20143 Milano - Tel 02.89180626 - Fax 02.89151748
Largo A. Gemelli, 8 00168 Roma - Tel. 06.3050988 - Fax. 06.3013671