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60 Years of Fashion – The Country Friends
The Art of Fashion Runway Show
Each year the fashionable sect of high society in San Diego plans for the most coveted fashion scene of the year, The Art of Fashion Runway Show benefiting The Country Friends, an organization that helps fund several additional charities throughout San Diego.
September 17th, 2015 will mark the 60th year of the well-known event and it is fitting that a special tribute will be given to San Diego’s most recognizable philanthropists, Sally B. Thornton. Mrs. Thornton was a life member of the Country Friends since 1970 and was a strong supporter of their initiatives.
The Schedule of Events for September 17th, 2015
AVANT AFFAIRE CHAMPAGNE-AND-SWEETS TASTING WITH MOET & CHANDON, ’LETTE MACARONS, AND A “PINK CARPET” PHOTO LOUNGE. OPPORTUNITY DRAWING ITEMS FROM SOUTH COAST PLAZA ON DISPLAY/TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
SEATING FOR ART OF FASHION RUNWAY SHOW
SEATING FOR LUNCHEON ON THE LAWN
APRES AFFAIRE WINE TASTING/BOUTIQUE SHOPPING AT THE INN (BARBARA BUI, DIPTYQUE, DONNA KARAN, FENDI, LANVIN, MAX MARA, RALPH LAUREN, TOD’S, AND VERSACE)
Lunch will be served on the Front Lawn of the classic Inn of Rancho Santa Fe as it has been each year! See the scrumptious menu that was posted on The Country Friends event page. Join the tradition.
Some of San Diego’s most beloved organizations receive assistance from The Country Friends. See below:
Angel’s Depot, Armed Services YMCA, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Burn Institute, Canine Companions, Hospice of The North Coast, Mama’s Kitchen, Pro Kids The First Tee of San Diego, Promises2Kids, Ronald McDonald House Charities, San Diego Brain Injury Foundation