The Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens welcomed more than 300 guests wearing the latest spring fashions and the finest millinery for the 12th Annual Preservation Luncheon

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens welcomed more than 300 guests wearing the latest spring fashions and the finest millinery for the 12th Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon. The Preservation Luncheon raises funds to support the preservation of Vizcaya as a vital community resourceincluding donations at the event to the Vizcaya  Conservation Fund to protect and restore individual art objects. Vizcaya closed to the public just a few days after the Preservation Luncheon to support efforts to ensure the health and safety of our community.

Presented by French Jewelry House Messika Paris with co-chairs Eilah Campbell-Beavers, Swanee DiMare and Christy Martin, the luncheon raises funds for the continued preservation of Vizcaya.

Alexa Wolman, Linda Levy Goldberg, Marile Lopez, Erika Thomas, Cathy Jones, Bronwyn Miller, Sonia Gibson, Joel Hoffman, Eilah Beavers...

The luncheon featured a vibrant cocktail reception and elegant al fresco lunch, emceed by Emmy Award-winner Laurie Jennings and WPLG Local 10 anchor Louis Aguirre, on the waterfront terrace in view of Vizcaya’s iconic Stone Barge.

The 12th Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon’s Committee includes Lesli Ann Brown, Daisy Casuso, Sonia Gibson, Linda Levy Goldberg, Barbara Hevia, Carol Iacovelli, Marile Lopez, Bronwyn Miller, Ariel Penzer Milgroom, Jen Montoya, James Murphy, Erika Thomas, Josie Wang, Alexa Wolman and Suzy Buckley Woodward.

A Fashion Contest with judges Béatrice de Quervain, Business Development for Messika USA; Svetlana Gafurova, Valentino Manager for Miami and Karolina Kurková, Supermodel and Actress is a highlight of the luncheon. The 2020 winners include Jenni Coba with daughter Emery Grace for Best Ensemble, Mary Bryant McCourt winning Most Avant Garde and Kinga Lampert for Best Hat

Sponsors for this event include Messika Paris as Presenting Sponsor and Valentino as Fashion Sponsor. Beverage Sponsors include Shaw-Ross International Importers, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Encantadora Tequila, Chateau de Bligny, Marques de Riscal, Chateau Declans, Liquore Strega and Danzante.

Christy Martin, Swanee DiMare, Eilah Beavers, & Joel Hoffman
Jenni Coba and Emery Grace Coba, Best Ensemble Winners
Carol Iacovelli, Marysol Patton, Louis Aguirre, Laurie Jennings, Suzy Buckley Woodward
Svetlana Gafurova, Renata Beyruti, & Isabel Cazaux de Legier
Daisy Casuso & Josie Wang
Gabriela Rachadell de Delgado, Maria Zenoz, Marile Lopez, Celia Roco, Brett Graff, Annia Lopez, Gabriella Zenoz, & Katie Bourdeau
Linda Levy Goldberg, Anirays Camino, & Shannon Casey
Bronwyn Miller & Sarah Egan
Mary Bryant McCourt, Most Avand Garte Winner; Jenni Coba and Emery Grace Coba, Best Ensemble; Karolina Kurkova, Beatrice de Quervain, Svetlana Gafurova, Claudia Caramian, Kinga Lampert, Best Hat
Silvia Trinidad, Eudenis lwgorbuti, Raquel Watters & Zaysa Paz Hernandez
Patty Zhang, Laura Miller, & Dani de Cespedes
Christy Martin & Karolina Kurkova
The luncheon was Presented by French Jewelry House Messika Paris
Marysol Patton, Raquel Watters, Jilian Sanz, Alexa Iacovelli, Jennifer Diliz, & Pearl Baker Katz
Sonia Gibson & Elvira Pupo
Heidi Charalambides, Sam Lang, & Marce Reizen
Alexa Wolman, Pearl Baker Katz, Timothy Walker, & Leslie Brown
Julia Gourdon, Maryna Laurynovich, & Mandy Alvarez
Kim Woods, Eilah Beavers, & Silvia Boschetti
Candace Falsetto, Jen Montoya & Danielle Milota
Denise Noe, Cathy Jones & Nancy Hand
Regina Lacayo, Leticia Leite, Saskia Bowers, Erika Thomas, Maile Aguila, Dawn Baker, & Christa Dabkowski
Swanee DiMare, Carol Iacovelli & Suzy Buckley Woodward
Maria Christina Miranda & Josie Wang
Louis Aguirre, Karolina Kurkova, Beatrice De Quervain, & Svetlana Gafurova
Lulu Tan, Tatiana Arteaga-Teo, Patty Zhang, Qing Tweddle, & Zi Yang
Emilie de Tramasure & John Grisham
Lia Porcella Costa, Jen Montoya, & Lizzie Schaul
Pearl Baker Katz, Beth Tasca, Dana Shear & Tara Solomon
Karolina Kurkova
Lauren Gnazzo & Carlene
Frost School of Music
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