On Thursday, January 19, from 6 to 9 PM, plan on attending the 5th annual Charity Bash in the LaFontaine Automotive Group dealership at 4000 W. Highland Rd (M-59), Highland, MI 48357. This year’s event features the traveling Fashion and Automotive exhibit Fashion and the Automobile – 10 Era Exhibit. See how fashion in ten different eras of our history impacted the design of the cars of those eras.
Donations will be accepted at the door benefiting Childhood Cancer Campaign. A complimentary valet service will also be provided. There will be a strolling fashion show provided by Lady La’s Boutique, as well as the Fashion and the Automobile exhibit. Food and drinks will be available. In addition there will be entertainment throughout the evening. Special Guests will include Matthew Richmond a paper dress designer and Dave Santia, a speed painter. See below for more on them.
The evening will allow you to drive down memory lane and see how trends in the fashion, art and design worlds have influenced each other and the cars that we all drove at the time. You’ll better understand how color choices were made and where some of the iconic design features of the time were influenced by fashion and art. To view the event poster full size, click here.
To learn more about the Fashion and the Automobile Exhibit traveling show and the people behind it, click here. To see what Matthew Richmond can do with a stack of paper, click here. You’ll be amazed at his dress designs using nothing but paper. Finally, to see the results of some of Dave Santia’s speed painting efforts of many well-known celebrities , click here.
The Childhood Cancer Campaign is a fund-raising effort of Optimist International clubs everywhere, with a goal of wiping out childhood cancer. To read more about the Campaign, click here.
So, come out to LaFontaine’s Charity Bash on Jan 19, have fun and contribute to a great cause.