Best 2014 Summer Fashion Events In OC

April 15, 2014 6:00 AM

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It’s getting increasingly hot out there and it isn’t just the warmer temperatures. Heating up is Orange County’s exciting line-up of fashion events this summer. From fashion shows to fashion luncheons, here is a roundup of the best 2014 summer fashion events in Orange County.
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4th Annual Gala & Fashion Show Benefit
Essex Skyline
15 MacArthur Place
Santa Ana, CA 92707
(714) 557-4444
www.expo4life.com
Date: June 12, 2014 from 6pm to 9pm

The 4th Annual Gala & Fashion Show Benefit will take place June 12th at the Essex Skyline in Santa Ana. Support a worthy cause while you indulge in exquisite wine, cocktails, beer and check out the latest ready-to-wear designer collections. In addition to a fab fashion show and complimentary drinks, there will also be hors d’oeuvres and delicious desserts prepared by popular local eateries. Guests who attend will also have the option to participate in a silent auction followed by a live auction where prizes include vacations, fine dining, luxury goods and much more. For those looking for the VIP treatment, a VIP lounge with a bar will be on site and a VIP package is available that includes exclusive seating, VIP lounge access and luxury gift bags. You can purchase regular priced tickets and VIP tickets online at eventbrite.com. Proceeds from the event will go to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Orange County.

(credit: San Gabriel Chamber Of Commerce)

(credit: San Gabriel Chamber Of Commerce)


Retro Glam Bridal Event
Westridge Golf Club
1400 S. La Habra Hills Drive
La Habra, CA 90631
(209) 250-6405
www.bridalshowsoutherncalifornia.com
Date: May 18, 2014 from 11:30pm to 3:30pm

Calling all brides to be (and those in waiting)! The Retro Glam Bridal Event will be serving up a presentation of the hottest bridal looks of the season with this year’s theme of “Weddings on the Green.” Join hundreds of guests as you enjoy champagne, hors d’oeuvres, culinary cake samples, live entertainment, shopping, mini seminars and a bridal fashion show all in one location. In addition to the fascinating line-up, another added bonus: the first 200 guests at the door will receive a swag bag filled with designer goodies. Complimentary magazines will also be handed out during the event. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door (grooms get in free). You can purchase your ticket in advance online at www.eventbrite.com.

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53rd Annual Adoption Guild Patroness Tea
The Pacific Club
4110 MacArthur Blvd.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
www.adoptionguild.org
Date: April 28, 2014 from 10:30am to 2:30pm

Look forward to a day of of shopping, tea, lunch and plenty more at the 53rd Annual Adoption Guild Patroness Tea event. Held at the Pacific Club in Newport Beach, the event will feature a ladies luncheon, a spring fashion showcase presented by Neiman Marcus of Fashion Island and a live fashion show. Raffle tickets with grand prize winnings will also be available for purchase (raffle tickets are $10), and food and drinks will be served. Tickets are $65 and can be purchased online at eventbrite.com

(credit: Mercantile Flea Market)

(credit: Mercantile Flea Market)


Carpe Diem Experience
Mercantile Flea Market
115 S. Harbor Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92832
(714) 680-9882
www.facebook.com/CarpeDiemExperience
Date: June 7, 2014, July 5, 2014, Aug. 2, 2014; 10am

Clear up your weekends this summer and head on out to Mercantile Flea Market. Each first Saturday of every month, the Flea Market takes place in Fullerton and visitors can browse and buy a variety of unique treasures. Experience the bargain hunter’s dream with well over hundreds of vendors selling artisan goods, antiques, imports, vintage wares and one-of-kind crafts. The summer months are the best time to visit this local favorite as live music and delicious eats abound. Admission is free and open to the public.

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Quinceanera.com Expo and Fashion Show Orange County
Crown Plaza Resort Anaheim – Garden Grove
12021 Harbor Blvd.
Garden Grove, CA 92480
(714) 867-5555
www.quinceanera.com/orange-county-expo
Date: June 8, 2014 at 12pm

For young teens and their families looking to celebrate Quinceanera, Quinceanera.com presents the Quienceneara Expo and Fashion Show. Join a slew of vendors who will provide expert tips in dress design, hair and makeup, music, hotel venues and more to help prep you in anticipation for the big day. Attendees will be entered into a drawing where one lucky lady will have a chance to win a free Quinceanera dress courtesy of Moda 2000 or Mitzy. The expo is free for all who attend, however pre-registration is required. You can pre-register for the event at eventbrite.com.
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Barbara Akowuah is a freelance journalist based in Southern California. As a fashion examiner who is privy to style, Barbara loves to write about fashion and how it relates to the Los Angeles scene. Barbara loves to dish out the latest trends, style tips, and inside scoop. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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