Flood Benefit Set for June 6 Has a Fashion Twist
To help with the flood damaged area in Hays and Travis County you can attend a benefit this weekend thanks to four Austin designers. The event is set for Saturday, June 6, 11am-4pm at The High Road on Dawson, 700 Dawson Road, Austin, TX 78704 (1block south of my studio), The High Road on Dawson has graciously offered their Patio Room for our event. There will be an unrelated simultaneous event going on with music and Bloody Mary specials until 1:30pm. The High Road has a cash bar with very affordable prices.
If you are unable to attend our fundraiser, please consider donating by clicking on the link below. http://www.adrntx.org/
Come join Milli Starr, Deborah Main Designs, Beth McElhaney, and Cynthia Bloom they present their beautiful creations for this benefit. Sharing the event information is appreciated!
Inspired by the rich history of fashion, Milli Starr creates spectacular hats and headpieces from the finest materials available. Each Milli Starr piece is meticulously hand-blocked and hand-stitched using centuries-old couture methods, but re-interpreted for a modern lifestyle in comfort, shape and color. Owner Laura Del Villaggio is an award-winning master milliner, and her original hats have been spotted at the Kentucky Derby, the Melbourne Cup, Royal Ascot, and at numerous other special events around the world.
Deborah Main Designs
Three-time Austin Fashion Week award winner Deborah Main of Deborah Main Designs creates one-of-a-kind decorative pillows for all interiors. Whether fashioned from modern new silks, vintage French trim, or 1960s hot pants, Deborah’s original designs are sure to add a stylish bit of luxury to your home.
Beth McElhaney Jewelry
Beth McElhaney started creating beaded jewelry over 20 years ago in Austin Texas. Her original design roots began with African trade beads which she purchased directly from African traders. Over the years her palette has grown to include gemstones, freshwater pearls as well as vintage and contemporary glass and crystal beads, and many of her designs are one-of-a-kind. She was honored to have designed a line for 2015 Grammy Award Madame Chair Christine Albert, which she wore to assorted events during the Grammys in February.
Cynthia Bloom Collectible Jewelry is a collectible blend of antique, vintage, and modern. Her designs include rare antique hand-blown, hand-cut Czech glass beads circa 1910-1920, vintage and modern Swarovski Austrian crystals, Czech glass buttons, freshwater pearls, and unique gemstones. Inspired by old-world Czech Bohemian glass and Austrian crystal artisans, these dazzling objets d’art are infused into each design to create contemporary collectible jewelry. Hand-crafted with love and care in Austin, Texas.