Photo Credit: Michael Blanchard
Fashion + Philanthropy = Sunday Funday at the Four Seasons, which hosted a runway presentation by Veronica Beard to raise money for Flying Kites, an organization that helps children in Kenya.
Front and center were hosts Ashley Bernon, Leila Chambers, Rebecca Griffing, Jenny Johnson, Victoria Knox, Cheryl Richards and Meredith Starr, while the everyone-who’s-anyone guest list included the likes of brunette beauty Tiffany Ortiz, Wellesley yummy mummies Penny Fireman and Kat VanDernoot, broadcasting babes Lisa Hughes and Erika Tarantal, travel titan Andy Levine, hair whisperer Pini Swissa, the stunning blonde Shannon Pastuszak, beautiful do-gooder Julie Joyal, Back Bay chatelaine Christy Cashman, corkscrew-curled cutie Melissa Steffy, interior design avatar Erin Gates and countless equally fabulous others.
It being a Sunday afternoon, everyone opted for Champagne, and it being a fashion show, everyone was dressed to the nines. A tear-jerking presentation was followed by a laugh-provoking talkback with the design duo, Veronica Miele Beard and Veronica Swanson Beard, which was followed by a fashion show, which was followed by drinks in the Bristol Bar and a not-so-pretty Monday morning. The moral of the story: Fashion + Philanthropy also = Hangover.