8th Annual Splendor in the Garden
Fashion Show Fundraiser
Benefits Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Renee Lopez Cantera, Lilliam Machado, Orianne Collins, Stephen Brunelle, Lesli Brown, Swanee DiMare, Ken Downing, Frances Sevilla Sacasa, Mari Grimalt, Carol Iacovelli, & Friend
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables
305-667-1651, Ext. 3375
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s most stylish event of the year is back! The 8th Annual Splendor in the Garden fashion show and luncheon will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2019, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fairchild is collaborating with Neiman Marcus Coral Gables to present a fabulous spring runway show curated by Neiman Marcus’s renowned fashion director, Ken Downing. This fashion-forward event combines fashion and philanthropy and attracts over 400 guests. It is sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables and Mercedes-Benz of Cutler Bay and is co-chaired by Swanee DiMare and Frances Sevilla-Sacasa. Proceeds will benefit Fairchild’s programs in education, science and conservation.
Guests will be treated to garden tours during the reception, followed by a gourmet lunch and Spring 2019 fashion show. Following the fashion show, the 2019 Fairchild Philanthropy Awards will be presented to this year’s Honorees, who are chosen for their dedication to supporting the Garden and the South Florida community. Runway looks will be available for purchase after the event at the Backstage Boutique.
Tickets begin at $300. Please contact SShubin@FairchildGarden.org or call 305-667-1651, Ext. 3375, to reserve seats, or visit www.FairchildGarden.org/Splendor for more info.
About Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Established in 1938 and comprising 83 acres in Miami, Fla., Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to exploring, explaining and conserving the world of tropical plants. The world-renowned plant collections feature palms, cycads, orchids, tropical fruit trees and more. Fairchild has the largest education program of any metropolitan area, reaching more than 200,000 schoolchildren each year with environmental programs like The Fairchild Challenge. It aims to inspire a greater knowledge and love for plants and gardening so that all can enjoy the beauty and bounty of the tropical world. Special events include Chocolate, Mango, and Orchid Festivals in addition to an annual art exhibition, concerts, plant sales and more. For more info, please visit www.fairchildgarden.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.