Enjoy dazzling styles at The Country Friends’ 56th annual Art of Fashion Runway Show


The Country Friends 56th annual Art of Fashion Runway Show will be held on Thursday, Sept. 22, at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The Country Friends will partner once again with South Coast Plaza to bring the highly anticipated luncheon, fashion show, boutique shopping and wine tasting to Rancho Santa Fe and surrounding communities.

This year’s event honors the late Luba Johnston, as well as Priscilla Webb, longtime members of The Country Friends, for their commitment to community. Proceeds from The Art of Fashion will benefit 28 charities, including Rady Children’s Heart Institute, Helen Woodward Animal Center, Promises2Kids, and the Burn Institute, to name a few.

The Art of Fashion Runway Show is the largest single fundraiser for The Country Friends, the non-profit volunteer organization that has funded human care agencies throughout San Diego County for more than 50 years.

The event will begin with luncheon on the lawn at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. The Art of Fashion Runway Show follows, highlighting fashions from the 2011 Fall/Winter collections of renowned international designers, including: CH Carolina Herrera, Donna Karan, Emilio Pucci, MaxMara, Michael Kors, Oscar de la Renta, Saks Fifth Avenue, Salvatore Ferragamo, St. John, TOD’S and Versace.

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