Heart and Stroke Foundation’s annual fashion show highlighted women’s heart health at World MasterCard® Fashion Week in Toronto.
Toronto, March 21 – Celebrities, heart disease and stroke survivors, top fashion designers and some very special golden girls shone the spotlight on women’s heart health at the sixth annual Heart Truth Fashion Show tonight at World MasterCard® Fashion Week in Toronto.
A stellar parade of Canadian celebrities from the worlds of sports, television, film, music, and media graced the runway tonight, modeling one-of-a-kind creations by top Canadian fashion designers to raise awareness about women’s risk for cardiovascular disease.
Joining the runway lineup this year were The Heart Truth’s Models of Health: three starring seniors aged 75, 83 and 91 – who showcase living well into their senior years as a result of making heart healthy choices throughout their lives. Survivors of heart disease and stroke walked the runway, sharing their personal stories that highlight the need for women to make their own heart health a priority.