Glamour Gem & Giving Back
~ A Night To Remember at the Gems & Fashion Charity Gala ~
by Lisa Subrize
Copa Style Magazine Events Correspondent
As COPA Style Magazine's fashion event correspondent, I recently had the privilege of attending the spectacular "Gems and Charity Fashion Gala," a dazzling affair organized by the Non-profit Organization We Will Survive Cancer. The event, executed flawlessly by Valdez Management, not only showcased breathtaking fashion but also aimed to make a difference.
Gracing the red carpet in a stunning gown, I owe my impeccable style to the talented team at Ransom’s Boutique for the exquisite dress and Shoe Fanatic for the perfect pair of shoes. Their contributions elevated my red carpet experience and added an extra layer of glamour to the night.
Capturing the essence of the evening was the brilliant photographer KapturedbyKasper, whose lens skillfully immortalized every glamorous moment. The models, adorned in fabulous outfits, owed their captivating glam to Josie’s Faces for impeccable hair and makeup, and the DC International Model Academy for providing the runway's stunning talent.
The star-studded event featured a lineup of renowned designers, each contributing their unique flair to the runway. Sonia Garbarino, the first designer of the night, presented an exquisite collection of all-black dresses, showcasing elegance and sophistication.
Marian Style, the second designer, brought a touch of avant-garde to the runway with a collection that seamlessly blended innovation and classic style. The audience was captivated by the creativity and uniqueness of each piece.
Didomenico Design, the third and final designer, concluded the fashion spectacle with a collection that epitomized luxury and refined craftsmanship. The diverse range of designs left an indelible mark on the evening, cementing the Gala's status as a fashion extravaganza.
However, the true heart of the event lay in its charitable purpose. I was deeply honored to attend as a guest of Gift Hughes, a distinguished member of the We Will Survive Cancer Board of Directors and a true fashionista with a passion for making a difference.
Adding a touch of glamour to the Gala, Siam Exclusive Gems showcased beautiful jewelry that complemented the runway looks, creating a harmonious blend of fashion and elegance.
Overall, the Gems and Charity Fashion Gala was a night to remember, where style met substance, and the runway became a platform for both creativity and compassion. The event exemplified the power of fashion to inspire change, and I am grateful to have been part of such a meaningful celebration.
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