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Women with Heart Slip into Designer Red Dresses
The Heart Truth®'s Red Dress Collection 2009 Fashion Show


The Heart Truth® rolls out the red carpet for women with heart, who will unite with America's top designers to showcase a collection of one-of-a-kind Red Dresses. The Heart Truth's Red Dress Collection 2009 Fashion Show spotlights a fashionable cause-raising awareness that heart disease is the #1 killer of women.

The Red Dress® Collection 2009 is made possible by presenting sponsor Diet Coke; national sponsors Swarovski and Johnson & Johnson; and make-up partner Bobbi Brown Cosmetics.


The Heart Truth, a national awareness campaign for women about heart disease, sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Red Dress, introduced by the NHLBI in 2002, is the national symbol for women and heart disease awareness.  


The Heart Truth's Red Dress Collection, Friday, February 13, 2009, 10:00 AM


For the first time ever, a selection of the designer dresses seen on the runway will be auctioned online in February through a partnership with Clothes Off Our Back.


Last Updated: December 21, 2016

The Heart Truth®, its logo, The Red Dress®, and Red Dress® are registered trademarks of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  National Wear Red Day® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and American Heart Association.

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