Fashion For Life Honors Retailer Lisa Kline with Vision Award & Fundraising for Friendly House!!
Many noted Angelenos and the public are welcome to attend and participate in Fashion For Life 2008 at Mercedes-Benz of Beverly Hills on Sunday, May 18 .
Amber Valletta, Lisa Rinna, designer Paige Adams Gellar, style aficionado Cameron Silver,
honoree, retailer Lisa Kline and Good Day LA’s Jillian Barbarie Reynolds (who will present the award to Kline) are part of this annual showcase and celebration of Los Angeles fashion to raise awareness and funds for Friendly House, one of Los Angeles’ oldest and most valued community alcohol and drug recovery organizations for women.
Cameron Silver and Amber Valleta
Since it’s founding three years ago, Fashion For Life has showcased a “who’s who” of LA design talent, including Miss Davenporte, Mike & Chris, Avita, Corey Lynn Calter, Susana Mercedes, J Mary, Elisa Ferare, Pamela Barish, Society for Rational Dress, Cosa Nostra, Howe, Robert Rodriguez, Suss Design, Single, Shay Todd, and Jak and Rae.
Kristin Davis Arrival –2007
This year’s dynamic fashion show will feature menswear by Marc Callo, glamorous party looks from Kevan Hall and Elsie Katz Couture,
Avita Runway (2007)
So Cal staples from Robert Rodriguez, Diane Samandi, Rory Beca and Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent, and the highly anticipated debut of Paige Black Label, a refined collection of tailored skirts, trousers, dresses, vests and jackets by Paige Adams-Gellar of Paige Premium Denim fame. Special guest DJ AM will spin during the fashion show.
Susanna Mercedes Runway (2007)
Silent Auction Items include:
The event will include a silent auction of must-haves to live fashionably in Southern California, including:
– Jeans from Rich & Skinny and Paige Premium Denim
Miss Davenporte Runway (2007)
– Hotel stays at the Luxe on Sunset, Ritz Carlton in Laguna, and Hotel Zoso in Palm Springs
– Meals at Crustacean and Hugo’s
– Tickets to see the Dodgers, the LA Opera, the Bowl and the Ford Amphitheatre
Paige Premium Denim Runway (2007)
Tickets for Fashion For Life 2008 start at $75 for standing room options and go up from there. To purchase tickets to this very worthwhile event, please call 310-929-7826 or visit the Friendly House website, www.friendlyhouse.net or visit http://www.myspace.com/fashion4lifefh
Spotlight on Lisa Kline:
Lisa Kline is an L.A.-based boutique that has grown from one store into five under the vision
and guidance of Lisa Kline and her team. The Lisa Kline stores are known for having the latest and freshest brands all in one place with exceptional customer service. Celebrities like Liv Tyler, Jessica Simpson, Eva Longoria, Jessica Biel, and Carmen Electra regularly visit the store for Lisa’s hand picked selection from hot brands like Rebecca Taylor, Karta, Ingwa Melero, Cosabella, Rory Beca, By Francine, St Grace, Scrapbook, Charlotte, Chip & Pepper, Joe’s Jeans, Rich and Skinny, Rachael Pally, and Nola Singer.
Spotlight on Friendly House
A non-profit organization, Friendly House is one of the nation’s first residential homes for women recovering from alcohol and substance abuse. Founded in 1951, Friendly House has given tens of thousands of women the resources to lead productive and meaningful lives by providing personalized care in a supportive environment. As a social model living facility, Friendly House offers full time supervision and has garnered an exceptionally high recovery rate of over 72%.
Friendly House’s aim is to provide services to any alcoholic/drug-addicted woman who is ready to make a commitment to recovery. No woman in crisis is turned
away due to inability to pay residence fees. Its primary goals are to achieve a stabilized recovery from the cycle of addiction, renew family relationships and achieve productive community reintegration.
All photos (except Lisa Kline) by Michael Bezjian
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