In support of women's heart health programs, Diet Coke celebrity ambassador Minka Kelly will strut on the catwalk in an Oscar de la Renta gown at the annual Red Dress Collection Fashion Show tonight to kick off New York Fashion Week.
We caught up with the fashionista while she was getting ready for the big event to get the scoop on why this program is so important to her, as well as her beauty and fashion tips.
Minka Kelly: I learned that heart disease is the number one killer of women, so I wanted to use whatever voice I have to raise awareness and encourage women to take care of their heart. I'm most excited about the fashion show tonight because Diet Coke launched a program on their social media, where if you tag a photo on Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #showyourheart, Diet Coke will donate $1, up to $100,000, for women's heart research.
MK: It's straight from the Oscar de la Renta runway! It's beautiful — long and very flowy, which will move very well on the runway.
MK: I always have to have my Aquaphor in my purse! I also love to highlight my eyelashes by curling them, so a good eyelash curler is essential. Finally, a little Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer can go a long way on the face!
MK: I don't know if I've ever loved a red carpet moment because they're so nerve-wracking! But, in terms of my dresses, I adored my Oscar de la Renta dress at the 2012 Art of Elysium Gala. It was so fun for me! The electric yellow color was great. I also loved my custom-made DVF red dress I wore at last year's Heart Truth fashion show!
MK: I actually love Rachel Roy's style! I love the way she carries herself. Also, Mandy Moore's! I want to raid her closet!
MK: I just finished filming this movie The Butler with Forest Whitaker, where I play Jackie Kennedy. It was an excellent cast, so I'm really excited about that!
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