Diamonds, Designers, and Dancing
The Friends of Gorton Community Center
April 23, 2010
The Occasion: The Friends of Gorton, the fund-raising arm of the Gorton Community Center in Lake Forest, hosted an incredibly chic cocktail event and runway show sponsored by Forest & Bluff and Sheridan Road Magazines.
The Venue: More than 250 supporters weaved between the Aston Martins and Maseratis on the showroom floor of Lake Forest Sportscars in Lake Bluff.
The Highlights: The fashion show featured up-and-coming men’s and women’s designers, as well as established retailers from the area.
The Finale: Clothing designer Maria Hansen was awarded the first-ever Gorton Diamond Designer Award.
The End Result: Funds raised for the evening went directly to the community’s beloved center, which provides, maintains, operates, and manages
charitable, educational, and cultural programs for Lake Forest residents of all ages.
Photography by Larry Miller