The 23rd annual Jeffrey Fashion Cares is right around the corner and 2015 co-chairs Lila Hertz, Jeffrey McQuithy and Louise Sams have revealed the latest round of exciting details including a glimpse at this year’s silent and live auction, the after-party location and more.
The 2015 affair on Monday, August 31, 2015 will also toast the 25th anniversary of Jeffrey Atlanta | New York in Phipps Plaza, where the event will be held in honor of the milestone. Founded by New York and Atlanta retailer Jeffrey Kalinsky, Jeffrey Fashion Cares will once again benefit Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta and the Atlanta AIDS Fund (AAF). Featuring a pre-show cocktail reception, unparalleled runway show and an after-party, guests will also have the opportunity to bid on an array of luxury items and experiences during the pre-show silent auction and high-energy live auction.
A sampling of 2015 silent auction items include: Dior sunglasses; a black leather Marc Jacobs collection handbag; an Aurélie Bidermann Gold Nympheas Necklace; a tri-colored Marni shoulder bag; a multi-tone metallic Roger Vivier clutch; and a stainless steel watch women’s watch from The Tiffany Grand Collection featuring fifty four round diamonds weighing approximately .16 carat total weight. While there’s always an element of surprise to the live auction, Holly Golightly fans will swoon over the “Breakfast at Tiffany Auction Package” for four guests in the jeweler’s famous Fifth Avenue store and includes a tour of Tiffany’s jewelry workshop.
Additionally, fashion fanatics won’t want to miss out on the chance to bid on a trip to New York City and exclusive experience with Vogue including round trip airfare for the winner and guest, a two-night stay at a chic hotel selected by Vogue, two tickets to a fashion week event during New York Fashion Week and lunch with a Vogue Market Stylist.After taking in the live auction and runway show featuring Kalinsky’s style selections from high-end designers such as Balenciaga, Manolo Blahnik, Celine, Christian Dior, Givenchy, Lanvin, Christian Louboutin, Saint Laurent Paris, Valentino and Dries van Noten guests are invited to continue the celebration at the official after-party at Yebo Restaurant & Bar, conveniently located in Phipps Plaza. An upscale dining and imbibing destination, partygoers can enjoy creative South African small plates, cocktails South African wines and more.
About Jeffrey Fashion Cares:
The official kick-off to the fall social season, Jeffrey Fashion Cares was founded by Jeffrey Kalinsky, arbiter of style and creator of two namesake boutiques in Atlanta and Manhattan. Over the past 22 years, Jeffrey Fashion Cares has grown into one of the largest combined AIDS and breast cancer benefits in the country. This year, Kalinsky will once again join Event Chairs Lila Hertz, Jeffrey McQuithy and Louise Sams in producing what promises to be one of the most exciting affairs yet in conjunction with the 25th anniversary of his namesake boutiques. Attendees are invited to enjoy a pre-show cocktail reception and silent auction followed by a live auction, runway show and after-party. Last year’s sold-out event in Atlanta raised $700,000 for Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta and the Atlanta AIDS Fund (AAF), and in its history, Jeffrey Fashion Cares has grown into one of the largest combined AIDS and breast cancer benefits in the country.
Date: Monday, August 31, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Benefiting: The Atlanta AIDS Fund and Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta
Tickets: $500 Reserved Seating/Subject to Availability www.jeffreyfashioncares.com
About the Atlanta AIDS Fund:
The Atlanta AIDS Fund is a collaborative funding partnership between The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, United Way of Greater Atlanta, Jeffrey Fashion Cares, The Allen Thornell HIV Care and Service Fund and individual donors. Since its inception in 1991, the AIDS Fund has awarded $12 million in grants to help care for people living with HIV/AIDS and to fight the spread of the disease. During its last grant cycle, the AIDS Fund awarded grants totaling $416,000 to 12 organizations who provide testing, treatment, support services, nutrition services, legal representation and housing to metro Atlanta individuals affected by HIV/AIDS. For more information about the Atlanta AIDS Fund, please visit www.cfgreateratlanta.org/aidsfund.
About Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta:
Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta is the local resource for women who need breast cancer screening, diagnostic and support services. Through annual events, including Jeffrey Fashion Cares, Komen Atlanta raises funds that enable women and men to detect and survive breast cancer. Komen Atlanta has raised more than $41 million since its inception in 1991, 75% of which stays in Atlanta to fund breast health programs for those in need who would not otherwise have access to screening and treatment. The Affiliate’s 13-county service area includes more than 47 percent of the state’s population and serves more than 4.5 million people. The service area includes: Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Newton and Rockdale counties. For more information, please visit: