The Joffrey Ballet: Couture & Cocktails Gala and Fundraiser

August 25, 2011
Skokie Review


Sept. 23, The Hudson, 2222 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. Event features internationally known fashion designer David Meister and a dramatic full-runway fashion show co-presented by Neiman Marcus Michigan Avenue, cocktails, auctions, dinner and dancing, silent and live auction, and dancing with Joffrey company members. Event will launch Joffrey’s 2011-12 season. 6 p.m., VIP party sponsored by Moet & Chandon and Belvedere, where guests will mix and mingle with fashion designer David Meister while enjoying delectable cocktails and hors d’oeuvres; 7 p.m. patron guests are invited to join the party; 8 p.m., live auction with items such as a PGA Masters Tournament getaway for four people and a Los Angeles experience with The Joffrey Ballet and David Meister followed by the featured David Meister Fall collection fashion show as well as select men’s wear looks from Neiman Marcus Michigan Avenue. Tickets: $1,000 for Model Chic tickets; $500 for All-Star tickets and $275 Patron tickets. The Model Chic and All-Star tickets will include fabulous extras at the event, including the exclusive VIP cocktail party. Sponsorships available. Julia Doherty, Director of Special Events, (312) 386-8921,