Tickets on sale now for Fashion in the Vineyards
Eva Bertran struts the catwalk
It’s that time of the year, when the latest fashions for fall come pouring out of designer warehouses.
Here in Sonoma, it’s the ideal time for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley’s 10th annual Fashion in the Vineyards benefit, set for Saturday, Sept. 29. New this year, the day will began at 11 a.m. and include a sit-down brunch and fashion show.
Catch a glimpse of friends and neighbors on the catwalk. Some local models include Michele Dale, Gloria Ferrer’s Eva Bertran, Valerie Pistole Walter, Cynthia Lema, CeeCee Ponicsan, Laura St. Leger Barter, Envolve Winery’s Danny Fay, Bank of Marin’s Marck Zuehlsdorff, Ken Brown, Deborah and Dr. John Emery and Dusty Niles.
Helen Lyall – Clothes for Women of Napa is again producing the New York-style runway show, highlighting the latest elegant fashions for fall. The men’s fashions will be provided by Scott Lyall for Men, also of Napa; while Sonoma’s Eraldi’s Menswear and Shoes will be sponsoring the tuxedos. The extremely popular Boys & Girls Club youth show is sponsored by and features clothing from Sonoma Old School Skate and Surf. Local designer Julie Schindler Design will open the show with her latest designs.
As a new addition this year, the show will also include designer eyewear provided by Sonoma’s Rika Optique. All models will be beautifully coiffed by the stylists of Cheveux and Unique Salons. Guests can linger after the show to purchase any of the clothing straight off the runway of the Fashion Show.
The event begins with a reception where guests can enjoy Uncle Val’s Botanical Gin Fizzes, Bloody Marys and mimosas. The event also includes a raffle and short live auction to benefit afterschool educational and enrichment programs at the Boys & Girls Club.
Tickets are $125 each. To purchase tickets, call 938-8544, ext. 120, or visit www.bgcsonoma.org/fashion.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley is the only multi-location youth facility offering afterschool education and development programs to over 2000 Sonoma Valley youth annually. Since 1962, the Boys & Girls Club has provided the critical means for parents who live and work in and around Sonoma Valley to ensure their children engage in meaningful and constructive activities during the critical after-school hours of 2 to 7 p.m. and all day during the summer months and school holidays.
The club serves more than 500 kids a day at its five locations: Maxwell Park Clubhouse, Sassarini Elementary, Dunbar Elementary and Flowery Elementary and Altimira Middle School. Learn more at www.bgcsonoma.org.