Country Friends presents Art of Fashion Show


Dazzling clothing and accessory styles returned to Rancho Santa Fe on Sept. 20 at the Country Friends’ 57th Annual Art of Fashion Runway Show, held in partnership with South Coast Plaza. The event took place at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe.

This year’s Runway Show featured the fall/winter collections of: Brunello Cucinelli, Canali, Donna Karan, Escada, Emilio Pucci, Ermenegildo Zegna, MaxMara, Oscar de la Renta, Saks Fifth Avenue, Salvatore Ferragamo and Versace. Throughout the day, the boutiques of South Coast Plaza offered the latest trends in clothing, handbags, jewelry, eyewear and other accessories.

This year’s event also paid tribute to Connie McNally and Jean S. Newman, two dedicated members of The Country Friends. Connie has headed up volunteer efforts, served on the board of The Country Friends, and is a past Art of Fashion event chair. Jean is a past president of The Country Friends and longtime manager at the organization’s Consignment Shop in Rancho Santa Fe.

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