Westport, CT—The 23rd Annual Fashion Accessories Benefit Ball (FABB), scheduled for May 9 in Manhattan, will honor two major players in the accessories field with FABB Achievement Awards: Nordstrom, the department store, and Crimzon Rose, a leading fashion jewelry company.
The event brings together all sectors of the accessories industry for a night of recognition and revelry while raising money for charities. According to Reenie Brown, founder and chairman, FABB has raised $14 million through the years for a wide range of charities. This year’s event will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project and the National Vietnam Veterans Foundation.
In addition, the 2012 inductees to Accessories magazine’s Merchants Hall of Fame will also be recognized. They include: MaryAnne Morin, SVP/GMM Shoes, Lord & Taylor; Kasia Romo, Senior Vice President, GMM, Charming Charlie; Janet Nickerson, Vice President, Divisional Merchandise Manager, JCPenney; Kay White, Vice President, Dillard’s; Michelle Vlahoyiannis, DMM, Sears; Eileen Tetreault, Director of Fashion Strategy, Zappos; Seana Kimzey, Merchandise Manager, Payless ShoeSource; Sheila Sciocchetti, Merchandise Director of Accessories, Charlotte Russe; Ariana Braverman, Senior Buyer, Henri Bendel; Cathie Wrona, Buyer, Belk; Cheryl Ernst, Buyer, Julian Gold; Dana Hauser Levey, Director of Shoes and Handbags, HauteLook; Darcie Reeping, Senior Buyer, DSW; Doreen McFadden, Senior Design Development Manager, Chico’s; Jennifer Asatur, Buyer, Saks Fifth Avenue; Karen McGuire, Product Manager, Bonton Stores; and, Marjorie Griffith, Buyer, HSN.
Date and Time: Wednesday, May 9 from 6:30 to 10:30 pm
Location: Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers,New York
What: Cocktail Party with “Dinner by the Bite” Party Attire.
Tickets: $550 a person; Tables: $6,000 to $8,000
For more information or to order tickets: call (203) 222-1755