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Everyday Hunks vs. Topless Models

Topless models, everyday hunks and the world's best socks give Victoria's Secret angels a run for their money

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38 a model at Dress for Dinner February 2014
Winged like a Victoria's Secret angel, this model shows off sexy boxers. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CultureMapSNAP.com
24 Ceron at Dress for Dinner February 2014
Cerón knows how to strut his stuff as a catwalk model at Recipe for Success event. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CultureMapSNAP.com
2 Laura Max Nelson, left, and Leisa Holland Nelsonat Dress for Dinner February 2014
Chairs Laura Max Nelson, left, and Leisa Holland Nelson at Recipe for Success fashion event. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CultureMapSNAP.com
42 Vivek Nagrani, from left, with Karen and Murry Penner at Dress for Dinner February 2014
Sock designer Vivek Nagrani, left, with Karen and Murry Penner at Recipe for Success event at M Penner. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CultureMapSNAP.com
1 Jessica Rossman, from left, Jeff Shell, Miya Shay and Gracie Cavnarat Dress for Dinner February 2014
Jessica Rossman, from left, Jeff Shell, Miya Shay and Gracie Cavnar at Dress for Dinner. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CultureMapSNAP.com
19 Brian Ching at Dress for Dinner February 2014
Sexiest man alive? Brian Ching models at Dress for Dinner. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CultureMapSNAP.com
46 Maryam Afshari and Jared Lang at Dress for Dinner February 2014
Maryam Afshari and Jared Lang at Recipe for Success. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CultureMapSNAP.com
45 Karina and Carlos Barbieriat Dress for Dinner February 2014
Karina and Carlos Barbieri with Recipe for Success special socks. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CultureMapSNAP.com
41 Monica and Darian Lewis at Dress for Dinner February 2014
Monica and Darian Lewis at Recipe for Success event. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CultureMapSNAP.com
35 Bob Cavnar at Dress for Dinner February 2014
Bob Cavnar dislays is cooler side at Recipe for Success event. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CultureMapSNAP.com
31 Robert del Grande at Dress for Dinner February 2014
Robert Del Grande on the runway at Recipe for Success. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CultureMapSNAP.com
30 Robert Bruni at Dress for Dinner February 2014
Oilman Bob Bruni a runway hit at Recipe for Success.  Photo by © Michelle Watson/CultureMapSNAP.com
20 Jerry Lasco at Dress for Dinner February 2014
Jerry Lasco at Recipe for Success fashion event. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CultureMapSNAP.com
9 David Peck, left, and Henry Richardson at Dress for Dinner February 2014
David Peck, left, and Henry Richardson model at Recipe for Success event. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CultureMapSNAP.com
6 Holly A.N. Smith and Austin Alvisat Dress for Dinner February 2014
Holly A.N. Smith and Austin Alvis at Recipe for Success. Photo by © Michelle Watson/CultureMapSNAP.com
5 Melissa Mithoff and Rocky Mafrige at Dress for Dinner February 2014
Melissa Mithoff and Rocky Mafrige at Recipe for Success.  Photo by © Michelle Watson/CultureMapSNAP.com
38 a model at Dress for Dinner February 2014
24 Ceron at Dress for Dinner February 2014
2 Laura Max Nelson, left, and Leisa Holland Nelsonat Dress for Dinner February 2014
42 Vivek Nagrani, from left, with Karen and Murry Penner at Dress for Dinner February 2014
1 Jessica Rossman, from left, Jeff Shell, Miya Shay and Gracie Cavnarat Dress for Dinner February 2014
19 Brian Ching at Dress for Dinner February 2014
46 Maryam Afshari and Jared Lang at Dress for Dinner February 2014
45 Karina and Carlos Barbieriat Dress for Dinner February 2014
41 Monica and Darian Lewis at Dress for Dinner February 2014
35 Bob Cavnar at Dress for Dinner February 2014
31 Robert del Grande at Dress for Dinner February 2014
30 Robert Bruni at Dress for Dinner February 2014
20 Jerry Lasco at Dress for Dinner February 2014
9 David Peck, left, and Henry Richardson at Dress for Dinner February 2014
6 Holly A.N. Smith and Austin Alvisat Dress for Dinner February 2014
5 Melissa Mithoff and Rocky Mafrige at Dress for Dinner February 2014

Victoria's Secret angels had nothing on Penner's winged parade of six packs and bulging biceps that had the ladies swooning Tuesday night. This Recipe for Success "Men Dress for Dinner: Sox, Love and Rock & Roll" event was a first for the obesity-battling non-profit.

Topless male models wearing white angel wings and undies provided the eye candy while a procession of distinguished and/or rascally gents put forth the stylish entertainment. As might have been expected, State Rep. Gene Wu modeled a smashing tuxedo and even broke into a rare smile during his stroll down the catwalk. Hair stylist Ceron, on the other hand, was all antics as he owned the runway in his casual hipster sophisticate style. Most endearing of all was oilman Bob Bruni, making his modeling debut in fashionable casual wear.

As for his catwalk run, soccer star turned sports executive Brian Ching could have vied with Adam Levine for sexiest man alive honors. Add Bob Cavnar, Robert Del Grande, Astley Blair, Henry Richardson, David Peck, Michael Mithoff, Jerry Lasco and Jared Lang to the beefcake parade.

The one fashion element that tied them all together were colorful socks by designer Vivek Nagrani, his VK Nagrani designs dubbed "the best socks in the world." Nagrani was on hand to assist Murry Penner with the fashion commentary and to present his custom-designed socks for Recipe for Success. The 70 pair sold out almost instantly at $40 a pair with $20 from each sale going to Recipe for Success.

Leisa Holland-Nelson and daughter Laura Max Nelson, chairs of the cocktail party benefit, beamed throughout the night as did Recipe for Success founder and director Gracie Cavnar. Karen Penner, who handles the ladies wear side of things, oversaw the sprinkling of female models.

Loving the off-the-charts fashion scene were Miya Shay, Melissa Mithoff, Donna Bruni, Ellie and Michael Francisco, Paula Mott, Mimi Del Grande, Monica and Darian Lewis, Karina and Carlos Barbieri, Maryam Afshari, Scott Ipsen, Alex Blair, Todd Fiscus, Monsour Taghdisi and Holly A.N. Smith with Austin Alvis.

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