2019 Jeffrey Fashion Cares (Photo by Ben Rose)

Jeffery Fashion Cares Event 2019 Recap

Atlanta’s notable were recently in attendance at Jeffrey Kalinsky’s annual fundraising benefit, Jeffrey Fashion Cares. The event included a cocktail reception, live auction, and runway show. Designs selected by Kalinsky from high-end designers, including Balenciaga, Manolo Blahnik, Celine, Christian Dior, Givenchy, Christian Louboutin, Dries Van Noten, Sacai, Saint Laurent Paris and Valentino, were featured at the philantropic event held on August 26, 2019.

Jeffrey Fashion Cares has become of the largest combined AIDS/Breast Cancer fundraising events in the US, raising awareness and funds for their beneficiaries with sold-out attendance. Almost $625,000 was raised in 2018 alone. For more information regarding these worthy causes, please visit jeffreyfashioncares.com.
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This year, veteran co-chairs Lila Hertz and Louise Sams were joined by President and CEO of M Squared Public Relations, Marsha Archer. Their mission was to raise as many funds and as much awareness for the beneficiaries as possible. They did this with incredible success, along with these gracious sponsors: Phipps Plaza, a Simon Center, Nordstrom, Blue Sky, eventologie, Georgia Power, Jeffrey, MAGNUM, Modern Luxury, and The Tavern at Phipps.

Over the past 3 decades, Jeffrey Kalinsky has created three namesake boutiques in Atlanta, Manhattan and Palo Alto and has given back in a big way. Here’s his Fall Trend Forecast for this 2019 Season:

2019 Jeffrey Fashion Cares (Photo by Ben Rose)
The Fall Runways offer a little something for every possible style, whether sophisticated/working, classic, or bold/risk-taking.

Gauchos/culottes – A definite MUST HAVE this season – all types of fabrics and colors. Hedi Slimane showcased these on the runway.

Capes – Hedi Slimane for Celine, Burberry and Marc Jacobs all showed the cape with flourish.

Purple – this season’s color used by multiple designers – even metallics in purple by Dries Van Noten. Statement faux furs are right there, too!

Statement Hats – Maria Grazia of Dior is making a statement with hats in all sizes and shapes, as well as designers Marc Jacobs, Valentino, and Tom Ford.

Combat boots – Practical to stylish, this Fall 2019 shoe trend marched in with reinvented looks by Gianvito Rossi, Celine, Saint Laurent, and Amiri.

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