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2015 WINTER DINING GUIDE

It's time for our annual roundup of the best in Connecticut dining,featuring both our readers' choices and our experts' picks in more than 30 cuisine categories, from American to vegetarian.

BEST PIZZA IN CONNECTICUT

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3 NEW DINING DESTINATIONS

 

 

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WESTPORT WOMEN ROCK & SHOP

Event Date/Time

Oct 18, 2013
7:00 pm until 9:00 pm

Description

WESTPORT WOMEN ROCK & SHOP

There is New York Fashion and there is Paris Fashion.  On Friday, October 18th, from 7 to 9 pm, the Westport Woman’s Club will bring you Westport Fashion with a cast of fit and fabulous hometown models  strutting the stuff of Designer Lauren Dinardo.

 “WESTPORT WOMEN ROCK & SHOP” promises to be spectacular!  It will include an evening of Boutique shopping and a Fashion Show of original designs with a lineup of models who  include, the fit and fabulous:  Kitt Shapiro, Eartha Kitt’s Daughter & Entrepreneur; Randi Lehrman, Business Development W2W; Alice Lipson, Past Director Choral Staples HS;  Lisa Parrelli Gray, President Westport/Weston Chamber of Commerce; Susan Gold, Executive Director WHS; Judith Marks-White, Columnist Westport News; Liz Beeby, artist;  Jenn Bond Huisking, Financial professional whose focus is on simplifying womens’ finances;  Lauren Aber, Manager Terrain;  Jill Franke, Actress; Elizabeth DeVolls, Director Education WHS; Grace Wynne and Riley Thrush, Staples Students.  Commentator Lisa Wexler, Attorney. 

Hair and Make-Up compliments Effi’s Salon. ‘Women that Rock’ is the theme of all Dinardo’s work, and in keeping with that, the runway will feature an electrifying fusion of sophistication.  Her collection is a refreshing spin on Classic American Style and Rock and Roll.  It will include her signature tailored denim pieces and vintage designs embellished with beads, crystals and agates. 

In addition to the Runway Show, you can shop the fine clothing, jewelry and accessory Boutiques from near and far that include: Artemis: Edgy, Earthy, Elegant, Jewelz & Art, A Single Strand: Sterling Silver and Costume Jewelry, Elen Sotzing Jewelry: Representing Makers of Hand Crafted Art Jewelry, FauxReal Designs: Unique Designs at Faux Real Prices, Felt Sutra: Wearable Art, Patricia Presents: elegant and charming  Jewelry with contemporary flair Spruce Home and Garden showcasing Jewelry Designer Denise Cox, Stella & Dot/J.Hilburn: Jewelry and Menswear.Two B’s: Accessories from around the world. 

The evening will include fine wines and lots of gustatory delights from some of our favorite establishments including: Aux Delices, Collyer Caterers, Katies Kitchen, The Pantry, Stiles, Spa & Sprinkles,  Westport Chinese Take Out,  Anna’s Cakery, Pinkberry Frozen Yogurt, The Fresh Market.  There will be Door Prizes and Raffles. 

The event will benefit the Westport Woman’s Club Scholarship Program, Community Services Grants and Food Closet as well as the Westport Historical Society’s Programs.

Cost $20
Location

Westport Woman's Club
44 Imperial Ave
Westport, CT
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Additional Information
SponsorWestport Historical Society & Westport Woman's Club
Phone203-222-1424
Contact nameBarbara Brauner
Contact emailbbrauner@westporthistory.org
Websitehttp://www.westporthistory.org

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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