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December 14, 2011

ACI-Holiday

Holiday Luncheon

Arizona Costume Institute

Phoenix Art Museum

Table Champagne Dress

The Arizona Costume Institute Holiday Luncheon, held in Cummings Great Hall at Phoenix Art Museum, gathered the valley’s fashion enthusiasts for a glamorous and entertaining annual event with special guest Lisa Immordino Vreeland, author of Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel. Gail Adams and Adrienne Schiffner served as co-chairs for the annual party. ACI President Natalie Kaan and Curator of Fashion Design Dennita Sewell welcomed guests following a Champagne reception. ACI Haute Couture Benefactors selected items from the vault for display and Dennita Sewell gave comments about each one. Ellen and Howard Katz selected an evening dress by George Halley. Elsa Schiaparelli’s dinner suit in red silk crepe was selected by Barbara Kammerzell. A brief tribute was given to Giorgio di Sant’ Angelo and following lunch guests viewed the exhibition in the Ellman Fashion Design Gallery.

Save the date: March 3 – July 15 view a new exhibition, The Sea, designs and accessories by Emilio Pucci, Emanuel Ungaro, Prada and Chanel with nautical themes will be shown.

Link: www.arizonacostumeinstitute.com/ACI/ACI.html

Photos by: Ron Nachtwey

Charles & Adrienne SchiffnerCharles & Adrienne Schiffner Gail Adams, Sally Lehmann, Ina Manaster Gail Adams, Sally Lehmann, Ina Manaster
Dennita Sewell, Kati Festy-SandorDennita Sewell, Kati Festy-Sandor Jim Ballinger, Lisa Immordino Vreeland, Ellen KatzJim Ballinger, Lisa Immordino Vreeland, Ellen Katz
Jacquelynn Dorrance, Mary Ellen McKeeJacquelynn Dorrance, Mary Ellen McKee Lisa Pagel, Cheryl Fine, Diane HalleLisa Pagel, Cheryl Fine, Diane Halle
Nataline Kaan, Sharron Lewis, John StevensNataline Kaan, Sharron Lewis, John Stevens Francine McRae, Daryl Weil, Anne WellingtonFrancine McRae, Daryl Weil, Anne Wellington

Ginette Karabees, Char Hubble, Priscilla Nicholas, guest, Janis Lyon, Monique Million

Ginette Karabees, Char Hubble, Priscilla Nicholas, guest, Janis Lyon, Monique Million

Group2

Tochia Levine, Betty McRae, Billie Jo Herberger, Marcia Roth, Linda M. Herold

Tochia Levine, Betty McRae, Billie Jo Herberger, Marcia Roth, Linda M. Herold

Pat Leach, Nicole Stanton, Diane Halle, Ellen Katz

Pat Leach, Nicole Stanton, Diane Halle, Ellen Katz

Ella Davis, Ardi Beshears, Barbara Payne

Ella Davis, Ardi Beshears, Barbara Payne

Patsy Lowry, Billie Jo HerbergerPatsy Lowry, Billie Jo Herberger Leila Armstrong Winsinger, Gay WrayLeila Armstrong Winsinger, Gay Wray

Jim & Linda Ballinger, Janie Ellis, Sharon DuPont-McCord

Jim & Linda Ballinger, Janie Ellis, Sharon DuPont-McCord

Jill Krigsten, Maggi Heiser, Ron Miller

Jill Krigsten, Maggi Heiser, Ron Miller

Kim Knotter, Peggy Frahm, Linda PeshkinKim Knotter, Peggy Frahm, Linda Peshkin Gail Adams, Marilyn Levy, Pune GheblehGail Adams, Marilyn Levy, Pune Ghebleh
Gerda Ray, Shari CapraGerda Ray, Shari Capra Paula Hardison, Dilys Popper, Amy ClaguePaula Hardison, Dilys Popper, Amy Clague
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