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Four runway themes, fab bites and fashionistas: This swanky party turns it up a notch

Four runways, fab bites and fashionistas: A swanky party turns it up

17 Laura Thompson, from left, Lauren Killory and Jessica Travis at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
Laura Thompson, from left, Lauren Killory and Jessica Travis at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner. Courtesy photo
4 Ashley Appling, left, and Holly Smith at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
Ashley Appling, left, and Holly Smith at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner. Courtesy photo
18 Leisa Holland Nelson, from left, Julie Phillips Roberts, Laura Max Nelson and Gracie Cavnar at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
Leisa Holland Nelson, from left, Julie Phillips Roberts, Laura Max Nelson and Gracie Cavnar at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner. Courtesy photo
22 Paula Mott, Carrie Colbert, NAME at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
Paula Mott, Carrie Colbert and Nina Delano at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner. Courtesy photo
28 model on runway fashion show at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
A model at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner. Courtesy photo
16 Lara Kopriva, from left, Jeff Shell and Christine Tabrizi at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
Lara Kopriva, from left, Jeff Shell and Christine Tabrizi at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner. Courtesy photo
14 Julie Roberts, left, and Jana Giammalva at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
Julie Roberts, left, and Jana Giammalva at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner. Courtesy photo
9 Fabrizio Consiglio and Andi Chambers at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
Fabrizio Consiglio and Andi Chambers at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner. Courtesy photo
1 Alex Blair, from left, Clarease Yates and Karina Barbieri at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
Alex Blair, from left, Clarease Yates and Karina Barbieri at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner. Courtesy photo
11 Jana Laird Phillips, left, and Christine Smith at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
Jana Laird Phillips, left, and Christine Smith at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner. Courtesy photo
10 model on runway fashion show at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
A model on the runway at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner. Courtesy photo
7 crowd at Elizabeth Anthony Esther Wolf at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
The crowd at Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner event held at Elizabeth Anthony/Esther Wolf. Courtesy photo
17 Laura Thompson, from left, Lauren Killory and Jessica Travis at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
4 Ashley Appling, left, and Holly Smith at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
18 Leisa Holland Nelson, from left, Julie Phillips Roberts, Laura Max Nelson and Gracie Cavnar at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
22 Paula Mott, Carrie Colbert, NAME at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
28 model on runway fashion show at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
16 Lara Kopriva, from left, Jeff Shell and Christine Tabrizi at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
14 Julie Roberts, left, and Jana Giammalva at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
9 Fabrizio Consiglio and Andi Chambers at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
1 Alex Blair, from left, Clarease Yates and Karina Barbieri at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
11 Jana Laird Phillips, left, and Christine Smith at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
10 model on runway fashion show at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner
7 crowd at Elizabeth Anthony Esther Wolf at the Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner

What: Recipe for Success' Dress for Dinner soiree.

Where: Elizabeth Anthony/Esther Wolf in Uptown Park.

The 411: With Leisa Holland-Nelson and Laura Max Nelson heading up this season's Dress for Dinner series benefiting Recipe for Success, they rounded up a posse of fashionistas for the "Fashion in Four Courses" fundraiser that featured four themed-runway presentations of the latest designs in the swank boutique. Before and after the presentations, guests enjoyed cocktails and fab bites from Arcodoro. Boutique owner Julie Phillips Roberts welcomed the community-minded entourage that included Recipe for Success founder Gracie Cavnar.

Who: Paula Mott, Ariana Smetana, Joanne King Herring, Rachel Rosson, Todd Waite, Carrie Colbert, Jane Wagner, Denise Furlough, Karina Barbieri, Parissa Mohajer, Holly Smith, Jackie Fair and past chairs Jeff Shell and Yvonne Cormier.