5th Annual Splendor in the Garden Fashion Show

Benefits Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

2015 Philanthropy Honorees with Fashion Director Ken Downing

Thursday, January 14, 2016
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables
305-667-1651, #3375 (Susannah Shubin)

Join Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden for its trendiest event of the year: the 5th Annual Splendor in the Garden Fashion Show and fundraiser. Presented by Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables & Cutler Bay and Neiman Marcus Coral Gables, the event attracts a crowd of fashion-forward guests who embody the principles of philanthropy and make giving fashionable. This year’s event, held Thursday, January 14, 2016, will be co-chaired by Swanee DiMare and Frances Sevilla-Sacasa and emceed by Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard. It benefits Fairchild’s programs in education, conservation science, and horticulture.

Mercedes-Benz Sponsorship Table

The day begins with a champagne reception and delicious lunch by Le Basque in the beautifully decorated Lakeside Marquee. Neiman Marcus Senior VP and Fashion Director Ken Downing will present a runway show highlighting the most glamorous styles for Spring 2016. Outfits are available for purchase after the luncheon at the Backstage Boutique. Following the fashion show, the 2016 Fairchild Philanthropy Honorees will be recognized for their dedication to supporting the Garden and the community at large.

Tickets start at $300. Please contact Susannah Shubin at 305-667-1651, Ext. 3375 or SSubin@FairchildGarden.org to reserve your tickets. Please visit www.FairchildGarden.org/Splendor for more information.

Cocktail reception in front of Visitor Center

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.

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