Kimora Lee Simmons takes a break from the good life by spending quality time with the Milleret family at Macy’s at the Aventura Mall on Wednesday, December 5.
Photo by Tracy Block
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Taking a break from building up the billions in family fortune, Kimora Lee Simmons, the fashionista behind the Baby Phat clothing line, headed down to South Florida for some holiday hustle and bustle. The mogul mama arrived at Macy’s in the Aventura Mall for a friendly meet-and-greet for 100 lucky fans. “The Fabulosity of Giving,” as the event was called, encouraged Simmons’ admirers to donate unwrapped toys in exchange for photos, autographs and giveaways. Simmons doesn’t just keep an eye on her growing bank account, the creative director also honored giving back with holiday spirit in mind by spending time with one lucky family, the Millerets, who attended the event on behalf of the Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center in Broward County. The toys collected at the Macy’s event will be given to children at the treatment center, earning Simmons major points in the philanthropy game. Following her appearance at Aventura, Simmons went over to Macy’s at Pembroke Lakes for a repeat in good behavior, for a new set of patient fans. Although Simmons arrived two hours fashionably late to Aventura, she was sure to greet everyone in sight with a smile from ear to ear. Although the Simmons’ are not in town to purchase or gawk at art in the spirit of this week’s Art Basel festivities, the modish maven will make an appearance at Scoop on South Beach Thursday afternoon to promote the launch of her new line. At least her good heart lasted one whole day... -- Tracy Block