Fairchild Garden's 23rd Annual Gala in the GardenThe tropical splendor of the Garden offers a beautiful backdrop for an unforgettable evening hosted by Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. A spectacular evening is planned for gala guests to enjoy cocktails and silent auction, a gourmet dinner prepared by Le Basque, and dancing to the Soul Survivors Band. The black-tie gala, chaired by Swanee DiMare and Frances Sevilla-Sacasa, benefits Fairchild’s education and conservation programs. It happens Saturday, February 6, at 6:30 p.m.
An elegant dress for Gala in the Garden is Pamella Roland's satin V-neck gown with mermaid skirt and beaded tassels at shoulders and bare neck. Available at Saks Fifth Avenue Bal Harbour, Designer on Two ($4,980). saksfifthavenue.com
Stand-out jewels complementing the gown are from Yvel, located in the Miami Design District's Palm Court (140 N.E. 139th Street). Earrings are Baroque snow white pearls, chosen from the best harvest of this year, caressed by dangling leaves of white diamonds (6.42ct.) hand mounted on 18ct. white gold ($52,124). Bracelet: One-of-a-kind pearl bracelet combining playful white Keshi pearls set with 18K white gold and white diamonds (7.93 ct.) mounted by hand one-by-one ($89,640). yvel.com