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Purse by Ayoka Lucas and Jamie Lin Snider


Do you have your ticket for the 10th annual Center For Women "It's in the bag"  Purse Auction and Reception? Of course you do! Who would want to miss this night filled with style mavens, purses designed by some of our favorite local who's who and a chance to celebreate the Center For Women's 20th anniversary of helping women in the Lowcountry succeed personally and professionally? The event takes place this Friday, May 13th from 6-8:30 pm at the City Gallery at Waterfront Park.  Once again I have joined forces with a local designer to help create the quessential Charleston Fashion Week purse (which comes with a week long pass for 2012). One of this year's CFW Featured Designers, Jamie Lin Snider and I collaborated to create a a purse inspired by her Fall 2011collection and runway show! I can't wait to share it with all of you so don't delay and get your tickets now! 


Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Click here for more information on how to purchase your ticket today! (Today is the last day for advance tickets!)


Below are a few of my picks for ones to watch so you can get your bidding war plan ready!  To view all the purses that will be up for auction click here


Adrian S. Truluck


Fernanda Sullivan


Lucinda Eden


Photography by Olsen Imagery



Where do the Charleston Mag Street Style camera's like to be the most? The streets of course! What better way to do this than attending the Gibbes on the Street: Framing the Future - Street Party! It's all taking place this TODAY, May 12th from 7:30 to 10:00 pm featuring culinary delights from Charleton's top chefs, open bar and dancing in the street! Yes please! Participating restaurants include Bacco, Caviar & Bananas, Charleston Grill, Circa 1886, Cypress, FIG, McCrady’s, Oak Steakhouse, Slightly North of Broad, and Trattoria Lucca. Sweets provided by Macaroon Boutique and WildFlour Pastry. There will also be an airfare giveaway courtesy of Southwest Airlines! One thing I know is that the Gibbes never tells all so be expecting a few surprises in the mix. I will tell you that I'm stoked to see the special performance by the Charleston Ballet Theatre and I anticipate that they are cooking up something incredible. So many amazing layers to this street fete! Come decked in your colorful casual cocktail attire and keep an eye out for me and my Street Style cam! 


Ticket prices are $100  for Museum Members and $135  for Non-Members. Online ticketing is no longer available but you can order your ticket by phone at 843-722-2706 x22.