Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/2/16
A FOUR-LEGGED FASHION SHOW FUNDRAISER AT THE SHOPS BUCKHEAD ATLANTA
9th Annual Doggies on the Catwalk Returns Saturday, June 4th, 2016
Hosted by fashionado & The Shops Buckhead Atlanta, Benefiting Canine Assistants
Atlanta, Georgia (April 28, 2016) – Doggies on the Catwalk and its philanthropic founder, E. Vincent Martinez of fashionado, are once again set to present an unforgettable evening of fashion, cocktails, bites, and four-legged friends – all for a great cause. On Saturday, June 4, 2016, beginning at 7 p.m., the ninth annual event will descend upon the stylish streets of The Shops Buckhead Atlanta where some of the cities’ most notable personalities will don the latest trends with loving pups in tow. Benefiting Canine Assistants, who provides service dogs to assist children and adults with physical disabilities or other special needs with tasks such as turning lights on and off, opening and closing doors, pulling wheelchairs, retrieving dropped objects, summoning help, and providing secure companionship. Tickets are available now for purchase beginning at $50 at www.fashionado.net/doggiesonthecatwalk.
Emceed by Monica Pearson, Martinez has paired stylish, celebrity humans glammed up in NARS cosmetics and designer looks by Alice+Olivia, AKRIS, Theory, Les Copains, Theory and Planet Blue with gorgeous “off duty” service dogs and a few Canine Assistants puppies in training! Guests are also invited to enjoy a tasting of light bites from Dolce Italian from 7 to 8 p.m., an impressive silent auction, a special guest DJ, and outdoor lounge. Doggies on the Catwalk is excited to welcome Porsche Cars North America to our furry family as a sponsor so you can “prowl around” the latest model Porsche as you await the start of the show.
Back by popular demand, VIP front row seating at Le Bilboquet will be available for avid animal lovers and fashion mavens alike. The popular upscale, cafe and white-tablecloth restaurant featuring traditional French cuisine will offer limited front row patio seating from 7 to 9 p.m. starting at $150 per person. With a portion of the proceeds benefiting Canine Assistants, you’ll be treated to complimentary champagne cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, with the option to order dinner and cocktails from the main menu a la carte. Additional seating has been added to ensure everyone has the best view. Reservations and payment for VIP seating can be confirmed directly through the restaurant at 404-869-9944 or by emailing email@example.com. For more information and details on Le Bilboquet, visit lebilboquetatlanta.com.
9th Annual Doggies on the Catwalk
Saturday, June 4, 2016
Reception 7 p.m.
Fashion Show 8:30 p.m.
The Shops Buckhead Atlanta
3035 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30305
Vincent Martinez – Event Founder
Monica Pearson – Emcee
Mary Kathryn Wells; Jason & Andrea Moattar; Jenna Muller; Raquel Souza; Toni Moceri; Tracye Hutchins; Holly Firfer; Richie Arpino; Rebecca Walden; Jacqueline Byrum; Christine Pullara; Faven Ressom; Doug Weiss; Steve Hightower; and Patti Dickey.
Tickets start at $50 per person and benefit Canine Assistants. Complimentary cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres are included in the ticket price, as well as the silent auction and fashion show.
To purchase tickets, visit: www.fashionado.net/doggiesonthecatwalk
For more information, visit www.fashionado.net.