Belk and the Junior League of Raleigh are rolling out the red carpet for spring fashion with a private fashion show and shopping gala at Belk of Crabtree Valley Mall from 5 – 10 p.m. on March 9 featuring a personal appearance by renowned fashion designer Trina Turk.
In addition to the fashion show with models sporting Belk’s newest spring collections and Trina Turk’s Spring Collection of dresses, contemporary sportswear and swimwear, attendees will enjoy refreshments, live entertainment, Red Carpet giveaways, prize drawings and a Belk coupon good for 20 percent off purchases of regular and sale priced merchandise (15 percent off home and shoes) with very limited exclusions from 5 – 10 p.m. the night of the event.
“This will be the Raleigh area’s premier fashion event for Spring and an opportunity to see the latest and greatest styles and trends from Belk and Trina Turk,” said Caesar Lamonaca, store manager, Belk of Crabtree Valley Mall. “We join with the Junior League to invite everyone to come out on March 9 to enjoy a fun evening and benefit a great cause.”
Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Junior League website, or at Belk of Crabtree Valley Mall. Ticket prices are $75 for VIP and $25 for general admission. VIP admission begins at 5 p.m., and 6 p.m. for general admission. The fashion show will start at 7:30 p.m. followed by a shopping event/meet and greet with Trina Turk from 8 – 10 p.m. and Red Carpet prize giveaways beginning at 8 p.m.
“We are excited to partner with Belk again this year for another glamorous and fun evening,” said Whitney von Haam, president of the Junior League of Raleigh. “We look forward to giving guests a sneak peak of the latest spring trends and Trina Turk’s 2014 Spring ready to wear line. This benefit event will support the League, our Center for Community Leadership, our training center, and the League’s community programs serving promising youth.”
Ticket holders will have a chance to win great prizes, including a $500 designer handbag, diamond earrings valued at $5,200, a $149 VIETRI Incanto white stripe handled platter, and an “experience” prize with a trip for a winner and up to four friends to visit the VIETRI headquarters in Hillsborough, N.C. and spend an afternoon with Susan Gravely, VIETRI’s CEO and founder and enjoy refreshments and a special shopping experience with VIETRI stylists.
The Junior League of Raleigh (www.jlraleigh.org) is a nonprofit organization focused on training women as community leaders and volunteers. The League is a member of the Association of Junior Leagues International and is the 9th largest of 294 Leagues internationally.