NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — As the supermodels hit the runway for New York Fashion Week, and the pure-breeds arrive for the Westminster Dog Show, the New York Pet Fashion Show 2014 is set to kick off Friday at Hotel Pennsylvania to benefit animal rescue shelters in New York City.
The event, billed as “10th Anniversary Diamond Celebration: The Crown Jewels of Fashion and Rescue,” boasts of a canine fashion “extravaganza” that showcases pet clothing designers as well as some of New York City’s shelter dogs in need of a loving home.
Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals spokesperson Stephanie Mattera told 1010 WINS the dogs will be fashioned in the theme of this year’s show: jewels. “So every dog will have a jewel-inspired ensemble…it’s a really neat show.”
The proceeds raised during the New York Pet Fashion Show each year benefit a New York City shelter or rescue group.
This year, organizers chose the Mayor’s…
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