The Heart Truth® Red Dress Collection
Friday October 1, 2010 to Sunday August 14, 2011
The George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum presented, "The Heart Truth® Red Dress Collection and First Ladies Red Dress Collection.” Twelve celebrity red dresses from the Red Dress Collection Fashion Show, held annually in New York City, were on display including dresses worn by Vanessa Williams, Valerie Bertinelli, Heidi Klum, Danica Patrick, Paula Zahn, Katie Couric, Robin Roberts, Allison Janney, Christie Brinkley, Lee Ann Womack, Felicity Huffman and Dara Torres. The Heart Truth® is a national awareness campaign for women about heart disease sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Additionally, First Ladies' red dresses from the 13 Presidential Libraries of the National Archives and Records Administration were displayed. The collection, originally initiated by The Heart Truth® Founding Ambassador Laura Bush, also featured some rarely seen gowns, including a dress belonging to Jacqueline Kennedy.