Fashionably Conscious 9/19/14

Fashionably Conscious
Saturday, 09/20/2014 – 09/21/2014 11:00 am – 05:00 pm
Village of Merrick Park
358 San Lorenzo Ave,
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
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Village of Merrick Park Presents Fashionably Conscious

Miami’s Premier Fashion Fundraising Sale for Coconut Grove Cares’
The Barnyard Community Center Takes Place September 19-21

What: Once again, the Village of Merrick Park is putting its fashion foot forward in the name of charity. The luxury retail and dining destination brings back the highly coveted Fashionably Conscious fundraising sale from Friday September 19 through Sunday September 21, 2014.
The designer sale event offers heavily reduced pricing on donated items from the most coveted closets of Miami’s respected philanthropists and community leaders. Some highlights of the collected inventory from the charity hosts include men’s Gucci and Ferragamo shoes, YSL and Diane von Furstenberg dresses, Miu Miu and Prada shoes and items from Chanel, Valentino, Phillip Lim, Chloé, Lanvin and more.
The event kicks off Friday, September 19 with a VIP Cocktail Preview Sale Reception with catering provided by Mena Catering and bubbly from Artic Wines for an entry donation of $25.

The shopping continues on Saturday, September 20 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with an all-day sale for an entry donation of $10.

It concludes on Sunday, September 21 with the Fashionably Conscious Clearance Sale, where everything must go! There will be heavily discounted prices on remaining items from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with an entry donation of only $5.

The weekend sale will take place at suite 1035 on the ground floor of Village of Merrick Park, located next to Burberry. KARLA Conceptual Event Experiences is designing the space for the sale with notably stylish concepts, while Rey’s Cleaners is providing hangers and racks.
With a fundraising goal of more than $120,000, this year’s sale is set to be the most impressive yet. Already helping the organization climb to that goal, generous corporate sponsors of the sale include Village of Merrick Park, Terra Nova, and the Codina Family. Proceeds from the sale benefit Coconut Grove Cares’ The Barnyard Community Center, providing free vital services to the children and families of the historic West Grove community. As the organization’s primary annual fundraiser, Fashionably Conscious offers essential unrestricted funds to enable the organization’s operations.
Who: Host Chairs, Rima Otrakji and Margarita Codina, take the beloved sale to new heights along with hosts and “angels” Sarah Arison, Conchy Argiz, Nate Brand, Romero Brito, Alicia Cervera, Monica Defortuna, Evangeline Delgado, Brian Ehrlich, Hillary and Danny Hertzberg, Joy Intriago, Philip Lord, Olga Santini Mas, James Provencher, Darlene Perez, Debra Scholl, Claudia Succar, Maria Tettamanti, Amy Zakarin and many more!!

When: Friday – Sunday, September 19-21
• Friday, Sept. 19: VIP Cocktail Preview Sale 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Entry donation cost of $25.
• Saturday, Sept. 20: All-day sale 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Entry donation cost of $10.
• Sunday, Sept. 21: Fashionably Conscious Clearance Sale – Everything Must Go! Heavily discounted pricing on remaining items. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Entry donation cost of $5.
Where: Village of Merrick Park, 358 San Lorenzo Ave., Suite 1035, Coral Gables.
Garage parking is available at Village of Merrick Park.


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