Ruby Slipper Collection
Miami Children's Museum
VIP guests followed the “Yellow Brick Road” down to The Wizard of Oz Inspirations of Oz Fine Art & Ruby Slipper Collections exhibited at Miami Children’s Museum (MCM). This invite-only reception hosted by Romero Britto and Yolanda & Jeff Berkowitz featured champagne and desserts to celebrate the opening of these two dazzling collections on display at MCM.
These collections are being showcased at the Museum in commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz and also in honor of plans to produce the first official Wizard of Oz traveling exhibit. MCM is currently seeking one million dollars for sponsorship and has already received hosting commitments from other children’s museums including Boston Children’s Museum and Children’s Museum of Manhattan.
The Wizard of Oz Ruby Slipper Collection features re-interpretations of Dorothy’s iconic Ruby Slippers for modern times as created by top fashion masterminds such as A. Testoni, Abaete, Alberta Ferretti, Betsey Johnson, Botkier, Christian Louboutin, Diane von Furstenberg, Giuseppe Zanotti, Jimmy Choo, L.A.M.B. by Gwen Stefani, Lisa Pliner, Manolo Blahnik, Moschino, Oscar de la Renta, Roger Vivier, Sergio Rossi, Stuart Weitzman, Tibi and Tuleh. This collection first premiered in New York City at Saks Fifth Avenue’s gala to officially kick off Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Photos by Hellmund