Who doesn't love fashion? And there's more of it to love when you know it's contributing to a great cause.

Friday, November 17, the Sickle Cell Disease Association of West Alabama will hold a fashion show at the McDonald Hughes Center. The show will begin at 6 p.m. and will feature fashion from area businesses in addition to awesome entertainment.

In addition, vendor spaces are available.

Sickle cell disease affects all people but is more common in certain ethnic groups, including people of African descent, Hispanic-Americans and people of Middle Eastern, Asian, Indian, and Mediterranean descent.

However, one in 12 African-Americans are said to carry a sickle cell gene. So, why not put forth a strong effort toward ending the disease? To find out what you can do to support research and awareness of sickle cell disease, click here.