The spring frocks, Capri pants and long shirts with wide belting were hits with the crowd of women who appreciate stylish substance over short-lived, pop trends.
The fashion standout in this lively crowd was Bob Cavnar, who wore a black kilt and vintage Muhammad Ali boxing shoes.
Following the runway presentation and remarks by Wilkerson, those ponying up top dollar stayed on for dinner in Neiman's Mariposa restaurant where Culinaire chef Barbara McKnight, a member of Recipe for Success' chefs advisory board, whipped up a three-course menu inspired by Wilkerson's recent jaunt to Africa. Think Moroccan, Ethiopian and Tanzanian cuisine.
The fashion standout in this lively crowd was Bob Cavnar, husband of the non-profit's founder, who wore a black kilt and vintage Muhammad Ali boxing shoes.
In a more stylish fashion mode were Diane Lokey Farb, Yvonne Cormier, Rosemary Schatzman, Paula Mott, Roz Pactor, Katie Atlas, Vicki Rizzo and, celebrating his birthday, Jeff Shell, whose Neal Hamil Modeling Agency provided the mannequins.