Once again, the Village of Merrick Park put its fashion foot forward in the name of charity. The luxury retail and dining destination brought back the highly coveted Fashionably Conscious fundraising sale from Friday September 19 through Sunday September 21, 2014. The designer sale event offers heavily reduced pricing on donated items from the most coveted closets of Miami’s respected philanthropists and community leaders. Some highlights of the collected inventory from the charity hosts include men’s Gucci and Ferragamo shoes, YSL and Diane von Furstenberg dresses, Miu Miu and Prada shoes and items from Chanel, Valentino, Phillip Lim, Chloe, Lanvin and more.
The event kicked-off on Friday, September 19 with a VIP Cocktail Preview Sale Reception catered by Mena Catering and bubbly by Artic Wines for an entry donation of $25.Â The shopping continued on Saturday, September 20 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with an all-day sale for an entry donation of $10.Â It concluded on Sunday, September 21 with the Fashionably Conscious Clearance Sale, and heavily discounted prices on remaining items from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with an entry donation of only $5.Â The weekend sale took place at suite 1035 on the ground floor of Village of Merrick Park, located next to Burberry. KARLA Conceptual Event Experiences is designing the space for the sale with notably stylish concepts, while Reyâ€™s Cleaners is providing hangers and racks.
With a fundraising goal of more than $120,000, the generous corporate sponsors of the sale include Village of Merrick Park, Terra Nova, and the Codina Family. Proceeds from the sale benefit Coconut Grove Cares The Barnyard Community Center, providing free vital services to the children and families of the historic West Grove community. As the organization’s primary annual fundraiser, Fashionably Conscious offers essential unrestricted funds to enable the organization’s operations. #FashCon2014 @FashCon @ShopMerrickPark