If you read this title and know what the Met Gala is, only one of THE biggest, and most influential annual fundraising dinners and social events happening tonight in New York City, chaired by the Vogue editor Anna Wintour herself, and fast becoming the “it” event for fashion designers’ to show off their work on “it” socialites and celebs, then you will be hungry for the event Denver has coming up this Wednesday, May 4th, at the Denver Art Museum, the Luncheon by Design event.
For those of us, who weren’t one of the fortunate few who received a coveted tartan invite, an ode to the late designer McQueen, and this year’s Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala theme, “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty,” then this is your chance to get close to fashion’s inner circle, sans the designer date, and get in-the-know with the fashion industry.
Neiman Marcus, the Dallas based designer department store, is sending it’s very own Fashion Director, Ken Downing to Denver to share with our own ladies-who-lunch, an “unprecedented look at the rhyme and reason behind some of fashion’s biggest names.” Guests of the elegant luncheon, starting promptly at 11:00 am, will have the privilege of hearing Mr. Downing’s valuable, in-depth, and professional opinion on the world of fashion and just where it’s been and the direction it’s headed.
Mr. Downing will also be at the Denver store, at the Cherry Creek Mall, Steele Street, from 2-4 pm to meet and greet with the fashion fans of our beloved city. Here’s your chance to ask for Thomas Tait, Caterina Gatta, Cushnie at Ochs, or any other designer your clamoring for in our Neiman Marcus store! To purchase your tickets for the luncheon click here, reservations are a must! You may also call 720.913.0044 or e-mail email@example.com for tickets.
Where: The Denver Art Museum, North Building, Level 1 When: Wed. May 4, 2011 at 11 am Who: Ken Downing, Fashion Director, Neiman Marcus
Cost: $175; $125 Young Professionals (under 40); $375 Patron (includes Luncheon and Patron Party) Sponsored by:Neiman Marcus and The Design Council, a DAM support group.
Image above from designer Caterina Gatta’s website- http://www.caterinagatta.com