The Younger Woman’s Club (YWC) of Louisville’s third annual Fall into Fabulous fashion show was an event that combined their love for fashion with their commitment to improving our community through volunteering and fundraising. YWC donated 100 percent of their proceeds from ticket sales and “Fabulous Finds” auction went to the YWC Charity Campaign which donated $90,000 to local charities last year.
Fall into Fabulous featured runway trends were: The Power of Neutraliy (Neutral Tones), La Vie Boheme (Bohemian Chic), Girls Will Be Boys (Masculine Silhouettes), In Living Color (Color Blocking), The Long and Short of It (Skirts), Prints Charming (Featured Patterns and Prints), Monotone (Monochromatic Looks), All that Glitters (Gold as an “It” Fall Accent),Retrospective (Era-Inspired Dressing), Feeling Blue (Fall’s Blue Hue), Snob (Preppy Chic) and The Luxe (All Glamour / Cocktail / Blacktie).
The fabulous featured runway fashions came from blink Boutique, Carlisele, Circe, Clodhoppers, Dillard’s, Dressing Room, Elizabeth’s, Merkley Kendrick, Peacock Boutique, Ribbon & Rags and The Peppermint Palm. All looks were created for looks that could be worn at The Breeder’s Cup which is on November 4 – 5, 2011.
Corporate Sponsors for the event were AT&T Kentucky, Beth Northup, Brian P. Thornton MD, Commonwealth Bank & Trust, Nu Yale Cleaners, Performance Fitness, Skyn Lounge, UBS and Deming, Malone, Livesay & Ostroff CPA’s.
Program Advertisers were Style Icon, Kentuckiana Trial Reporters, Rodan-Fields and Whimsy Paper and Gifts. Beverage Sponsors that served up delicious drinks were PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur, Bluegrass Brewing Company, Cupcake Vodka, Cupcake Vineyards, Rooibee Red Tea and Vint. In-Kind Sponors: Gigi’s Cupcakes, Louisville Magazine, Republic Bank, Two For Tea Paper Co., Underwired Magazine, The Voice-Tribune and Xpressions.
Fashion Show Committee Co-Chair’s Jessica Moore, Jennifer Reece. Creative Director / Stylist: Heather Price. Sponsor Chair: Steph Horne. Computer Chair: Sheri Dasgupta. Graphics and Invitations: Hunter Weinberg. Fabulous Finds: Heather Peters and Katie Brown. Swag Bags: Erica McDowell and Anne Westfall. Boutiques: Katy Zeitz. Sponsorships: Katie Chapman. Public Relations and Media: Beth Northup. Reservations and Check-In: Jenny Stinnett.
The Younger Woman’s Club Mission is to strive to promote among the younger women of Louisville an active involvement and intelligent interest in culture and civic affairs in the community. For additional information please visit their website at www.ywclouisville.org
Photographs courtesy of Brandi Maynard Louisville.com Fashion Writer & Photographer.
Bella Portaro's dress courtesy of Sunny Daize Boutique.