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Fisher Island Celebrating Island’s History with Vintage-Style Gala

Fisher Island Celebrating Island's History with Vintage-Style GalaThursday, December 12, 6pm – One Fisher Island Drive, Fisher Island

Fisher Island Club – one of the world’s most exclusive private island communities located off the tip of Miami Beach, celebrated the completion of its six-year, $60-million renovation to the historic Vanderbilt Mansion and club amenities with a splendid, vintage-themed gala. With the support of the famed French jewelry Maison, Van Cleef & Arpels, as the title sponsor, the party payed homage to the island’s storied past, which began when Indianapolis Speedway Founder Carl Fisher traded the island for a yacht owned by railroad tycoon William K. Vanderbilt, and feature a striking array of 1930s and 1940s-era opulence.

The event transported Fisher Island Club Equity Members to the Vanderbilt’s glory days, when the family lavishly entertained luminaries. Guests were be dazzled by vintage glamour and elegance, including a vintage car showcase featuring restored collectible vehicles from the ’20s, ’30s and ’40s, models bejeweled by Van Cleef & Arpels, a synchronized swimming show, and the trick shot champion Chef Anton.