Tuesday, November 11, 2014

A Legacy of Style - SBEF's Annual Runway Event to Feature Trina Turk

Designs by American Trina Turk to be featured in 4th annual runway event

Houston trendsetters and fashionphiles will gather on Friday, Nov. 21 for A Legacy of Style, a sparkling winter-wonderland runway show featuring looks from American designer Trina Turk. The popular luncheon is in its 4th year raising money for the Spring Branch Education Foundation (SBEF), an institution that has issued more than $8 million in grants and scholarships in Houston’s Spring Branch Independent School District since 1993. 
Fittingly, California-based Turk is expanding her luxury retail brand in Houston with a new Galleria boutique opening in early November. Turk’s “Winter Luxe” collection will be featured on Nov. 21 and worn by model-like volunteers with an enthusiasm for fashion and a love for Spring Branch. Co-chairs Debbie Slack and Susan Griffin expect a sell-out. 
“We are delighted to collaborate with Trina Turk for this year’s fashion show,” said Slack, a former buyer for Tootsies and a longtime resident of Spring Branch. “Her style is very appealing, fresh, modern and glamorous. I think this is a great fit for Houston women, and I can’t wait to see all of the looks!” 

“It’s a lot of fun for the audience to see familiar faces on the runway,” said Griffin, another Spring Branch parent. “The SBISD alumni and employees personify the strong legacy and loyalty we enjoy in the school district.” 
A Legacy of Style Fashion Show & Luncheon 
  • Friday, November 21, 2014 
  • Hilton Houston Post Oak 2001 Post Oak Blvd. 11:00 a.m. – Reception 12:00 p.m. – Luncheon and Fashion Show 
  • Tickets start at $800 for a table of 10 or $100 for individual tickets. 
For more information, visit springbranchisd.com/sbef or call 713.251.2381. 
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Style Show committee members include: SBEF Executive Director Cece Thompson, Michelle Airola, Debra Aitken, Lara Bell, Patty Busmire, Diane Cavazos, Melissa DeAyala, Michelle Eggert, Kate Grossman, Lynn Harrison, Kristen Hopper, Janet Horton, Robin Howell, Rhonda King, Lee Ann Kulka, Susan Marks, Dede Phillips, Lynn Thomas, Portia Willis, Kim Wood and Claudine Wright. Pictured: (l. to r.) Debbie Slack and Susan Griffin, co-chairs, A Legacy of Style  
About Spring Branch Education Foundation 

Spring Branch Education Foundation is committed to supporting SBISD students and educators. It partners with the district and community to fund programs that enhance education and prepare students for the future. Since 1993, the Foundation has raised more than $8 million and received the Houston Business Promise Award from the Greater Houston Partnership. 
About Trina Turk 
Trina Turk is inspired by California’s vibrant multicultural mix, architecture and landscape—a synergy that permeates her contemporary, colorful aesthetic. Infused with bold signature prints and dynamic hues unique to each collection, Trina’s modern and optimistic outlook meld the best of classic American design with a California confidence, incorporating beautiful fabrications and impeccable quality. 

Founded in 1995, Trina Turk celebrates Golden State style with 11 annual collections of chic women’s ready-to-wear and accessories, plus swimwear, recreation, footwear, jewelry, bags, a Mr Turk menswear line, and residential décor and textiles. 

Trina Turk’s signature boutiques are located in Palm Springs, Los Angeles, New York, Newport Beach, Burlingame, Dallas, Bal Harbour, Atlanta, Manhattan Beach, Market Street and Houston Galleria opening this Fall. Trina Turk can be found online at www.trinaturk.com.


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