Uma Thurman and Alicia Keys pose for a photo at the event
Mother of three Uma joined the iconic designer’s son, David, up on stage of the New York Public Library to tell the gathered fashionistas why their cause is so important, as 55 children strutted their stuff on the catwalk modelling outfits from Ralph’s latest children’s line.
Guests included David’s wife Lauren Bush, the niece of former American president George W. Bush, and Empire State of Mind singer Alicia Keys, whose son Egypt hit the catwalk as one of the models.
Alicia Keys' son Egypt
Guests were also treated to a performance by the Tony-award winning cast of Broadway’s Matilda The Musical – the adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic penned by Australian comedic Tim Minchin.
The Ralph Lauren Children Fashion Show was in support of Literacy