Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Event recap: Jeffrey Fashion Cares turns 21!

Boots, bows, gloves, feathers, jewel tones, colorful prints. The runway at this year’s Jeffrey Fashion Cares was full of these! Jeffrey Kalinsky’s impeccable collection of fall trends left you wanting to run straight into his store at Phipps Plaza and snag them all up.

This year was a big year for JFC: It celebrated its 21st anniversary! To commemorate its coming-of-age, the event featured stunning fashions from Proenza Schouler, Lanvin, Valentino, Erdem, Emilio Pucci, Narcisco Rodriguez, and Oscar de la Renta, to name a few. 

(c) Dylan York 
(c) Dylan York
(c) Dylan York

Guests sipped on ABSOLUT Tune -- a sparkling fusion of white wine and vodka -- as they mingled with local celebs, like RHOA’s Cynthia Bailey, Project Runway’s Mychael Knight, CNN’s Brooke Baldwin, and Kicks 101.5’s Jenn Hobby.
Event chairs Ken Britt, Louise Sams, Jeffrey Kalinsky, Lila Hertz, and Jeffrey McQuithy
Cynthia Bailey of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta"
Mychael Knight of "Project Runway"
Justin Gray, Danielle Dellorto, Jenn Hobby, Vincent Martinez 

CWPR geniuses: Britain Baker, Chad David Shearer, Caren West, Tia Nicolae
With the fabulous Vika and Tia
Over the last 21 years, the event has raised more than $11 million for local breast cancer and AIDS charities. I had the honor of being part of the planning committee for JFC this year and am so proud to have participated in this event! 

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