On Monday, February 11, Neiman Marcus hosted a mid-day party at its Coral Gables store at Shops at Merrick Place to kick-off the 11th Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon. Elias Synalovski and Katharine Rubino of Neiman Marcus and Eilah Campbell-Beavers, Swanee DiMare and Christy Martin, co-chairs of the Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon were joined by more than 100 guests for food, wine and fashion. Throughout the event models featured the most influential designers’ styles, while fashion illustrator, Gissi Jimenez of the Architect of Style, captured guests own personal style through hand-drawn illustrations.
The 11th Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon will be held at the historic estate on Tuesday, March 12. Proceeds from the Preservation Luncheon benefit the protection and preservation of Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, a National Historic Landmark.
Sponsors for the Preservation Luncheon include Premier Sponsor David Yurman, Fashion Sponsor Neiman Marcus, DiMare Fresh, Frescobali Toscana, Liquore Strega, The Palm by Whispering Angel, SHAPOH.COM Fancy Hats & Fascinators, Shaw-Ross International Importers, Terra, ABC’s WPLG Local 10 News, Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Violets Flowers.
Tickets can be purchased online. Friends of Vizcaya tickets are $450 and James Deering tickets are $600, which includes exclusive access to the Après Fete. Tables of 10 guests are available starting at $4,500 for a Friends of Vizcaya table. James Deering tables are $6,000 and includes premier seating, two bottles of champagne service and exclusive entry to Après Fête following the luncheon (limited availability).