Tag archives: fashion show

Fashion for a Cause
By Richard Mineards   |   May 21, 2024

Breast Cancer Resource Center hosted its annual Thrive Fashion show and lunch with a sold-out 150 guests raising $75,000 for the popular nonprofit at the Montecito Club. The boffo bash, chaired by Nora Scheinberg, featured five models who overcame breast cancer strutting their stuff on the catwalk in fashions from Allora by Laura – Francesca […]

15th Annual St. Vincent’s Fashion Show Luncheon
By Joanne A Calitri   |   December 5, 2023

The much-loved St. Vincent’s Santa Barbara annual fashion show luncheon took off with all the holiday flair of the season at the Rosewood Miramar Beach Ballroom on Saturday, November 25. This year was their 15th annual event, and saw 300 guests with a wait list, indicating the growth of the event over the years, since […]

St. Vincent’s 14th Annual Holiday Fashion Show
By Joanne A Calitri   |   November 28, 2023

St. Vincent’s Santa Barbara CEO and President Rosa Paredes with Dr. Regina Ruiz, Vice President of Development and Marketing, are announcing their 14th Annual Fashion and Luncheon Show at the Rosewood Miramar Beach Montecito on Saturday, November 25, 10 am to 1:30 pm. For tickets to be one of the lucky 300 attendees, visit www.stvincents-sb.org/events/fashion-show-luncheon/. […]

Pinking About Fashion
By Richard Mineards   |   May 16, 2023

More than 170 guests were in the pink when the Breast Cancer Resource Center hosted its 15th annual THRIVE fashion show at the Montecito Club, raising $100,000. The event was originally scheduled for the club’s expansive lawn, but the unusually chilly weather forced a last-minute change to indoors where the fires were roaring. Ubiquitous DJ […]

Profant Foundation Fashion Show at SB Woman’s Club Luncheon
By Joanne A Calitri   |   May 2, 2023

The SB Woman’s Club at Rockwood hosted a Fiesta fashion show-luncheon on April 19th. The Profant Foundation for the Arts donated their Vintage Fiesta Costume Collection and the models were members of the SB Woman’s Club.  During the luncheon and reception, a slide show depicting the history of the Profant family and their involvement in […]

Fashion Forward: Endless Summer Style Struts the City of Lights
By Sofia Fouroohi-Martin   |   July 26, 2022

by Sofia Fouroohi-Martin Montecito and Paris collided on June 23 when fashion designer and Central Coast native Doni Nahmias unveiled his Spring-Summer 2023 collection at Paris Fashion Week. The collection was inspired by Montecito’s Butterfly Beach. Twenty-nine-year-old Doni grew up in Summerland, often frequenting Butterfly Beach. He describes it as his favorite beach, where he […]

Strutting Their Stuff
By Lynda Millner   |   December 14, 2021

The Santa Barbara Woman’s Club (SBWC) recently held its annual fall fashion show with styles from Mandana in the Upper Village of Montecito. Seven, mostly member models, strutted the stage and the dining tables. Those twirling were Janet Patton, Kris Proksch, Jama Scarlett-Lancaster, Mandana Mir, Simar Gulati, Salli Peterson, Kohanya Groff, and yours truly, while […]

St Vincent’s Fashion Fundraiser Snags Record
By Joanne A Calitri   |   December 7, 2021

The St. Vincent’s Santa Barbara 12th Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon fundraiser on November 27 is a story of firsts for the organization. This event, which began more than 10 years ago on humble grounds at the organization, and then at Bishop Diego High School, was held at the Rosewood Miramar Beach Montecito, who donated […]

‘I’m Back’: Breast Cancer Resource Center Empowers Through Fashion Show
By Lynda Millner   |   May 27, 2021

Breast Cancer Resource Center’s (BCRC) main word is “Thrive.” “From the core of oneself, a Thriver taps deeply into innate courage so as to reshape and redefine life’s undesirable circumstances and emerge vibrantly anew.” To thrive is like a plant; to grow vigorously. Every year, BCRC gives a fashion show and luncheon with the models, […]

Breast Cancer Resource Center: THRIVE is Alive
By Steven Libowitz   |   February 25, 2021

Webster’s Dictionary defines thrive as a verb meaning “to grow vigorously, flourish” or “to progress toward or realize a goal despite or because of circumstances.” No wonder the Breast Cancer Resource Center of Santa Barbara – the nonprofit that provides free educational resources and unique support services for women currently facing a breast cancer diagnosis […]

Thrive Fashion Show
By Lynda Millner   |   December 26, 2019

Ladies still do lunch and love a fashion show! We know because the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort changed their ballroom into a luncheon with runway and lights to showcase six models. They were all breast cancer survivors who had gone to the Breast Cancer Resource Center (BCRC) for support. Prior to the show in […]

By Lynda Millner   |   January 10, 2019

Breast Cancer Resource Center (BCRC) invited everyone to deck the halls for the annual tea and fashion show at the Four Seasons Biltmore. It’s always a heart-warming event because the models are breast cancer survivors and we celebrate their battle won over cancer. This year there were eight ladies strutting the runway: Karine Anderson, Debbie […]

On the Catwalk
By Richard Mineards   |   December 20, 2018

The Breast Cancer Resource Center jammed the Loggia Ballroom at the Biltmore when 165 guests turned out for the 11th annual tea and fashion show, which raised around $30,000. Board president Rose Hodge and executive director Silvana Kelly welcomed the supporters as they watched a runway show staged by Lisa Stern, owner of the Montecito […]

Tea and Fashion Show
By Lynda Millner   |   January 4, 2018

Breast Cancer Resource Center (BCRC) board president Rose Hodge and executive director Silvana Kelly welcomed everyone to the Four Seasons Biltmore Loggia Room. “This is our 10th annual tea and fashion show and our 20th anniversary.” Prior to lunch, the ladies had been busy shopping and choosing which pot to put their free raffle tickets […]