Vizcaya Museum and Gardens welcomes 350 of Miami’s most fashion-forward philanthropists to raise price range for the continued protection of this National Historic Landmark during the eleventh annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon on Mar. 12.
The aptly nicknamed “hat luncheon” celebrates artwork in its most relatable shape — style — reflecting every detail of the estate, from floral hats inspired by using the gardens to avant-garde portions drawn from architectural traces.
The day starts with a cocktail reception beginning at 11 a.M. Accompanied by the luncheon on the East Terrace from 12:30 to a few p.M. For James Deering ticket holders, the Après Fete takes vicinity inside the courtyard from three to 4:30 p.M. Presenting entertainment, light bites, and a wine bar.
The emcee for the luncheon is Emmy Award-winning news reporter and anchor Laurie Jennings of WPLG Local 10 News. The annual fashion contest will award the most fashionable attendees in three categories: Most Elegant Ensemble, Best Hat, and Most Avant-Garde.
The 11th annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon’s co-chairs are Eilah Campbell-Beavers, Swanee DiMare, and Christy Martin. The committee includes Lourdes Almagro Araujo, Lesli Ann Brown, Suzy Buckley, Tatiana Columbus, Patty Diaz, Sonia Gibson, Linda Levy Goldberg, Ana Hernandez, Marile Lopez, Bronwyn Miller, Ariel Panzer Milgroom, Katharine Rubino, Candice Shanbron, and Alexa Wolman.
Sponsors for this occasion consist of Dolce & Gabbana, Neiman Marcus as Fashion Sponsor, DiMare Fresh, Fancy Hats & Fascinators, Shaw-Ross International Importers, Terra, WPLG Local 10 News, and Tito’s Handmade Vodka.
Tickets may be purchased online. Friends of Vizcaya tickets are $450, and James Deering tickets are $600, including a unique entry to the Après Fete. Tables of 10 visitors are to be had beginning at $four 500 for a Friends of Vizcaya table. James Deering tables are $6,000 and include foremost seating, bottles of the champagne carrier, and distinct entry to Après Fête following the luncheon (constrained availability).