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The City of Hope's
annual fashion show
displayed dazzling styles
for a good cause.
Sensational shirred evening dress with
BY CARLA JEAN SCHWARTZ
Special to The Jewish News
Cut-out Italian yellow silk jumpsuit.
The annual Glamorama lunch-
eon and fashion show, sponsored by
the City of Hope cancer research
organization, was indeed glamorous.
About 500 patrons •attended this ex-
travaganza at Adat Shalom Syna
gogue April 9, produced and directed
by fashion consultant Leah Marx.
According to Arlene Cutler,
president of the City of Hope Helen
Rosenberg Cancer Fighters, the City
of Hope began • in 1913 influencing
the medical and science community
throughout the world with its suc-
cessful fundraising. "This organiza-
tion gives us a promise of hope for
the future," says Cutler. •
"All the women worked very
hard to make this afternoon ter-
rific,"says Ida Golden, chairman of •
Glamorama. Other co-chairmen are
Beverly Benderoff, Andi Wayburn,
Sylvia Epstein and 'Barbara Wein-,
traub, vice president of fund raising.
Patrons were greeted in the
foyer of Adatte5halom by 30 vendors
selling purses, jewelry, sweaters,
appliqued T-shirts and other
boutique items. Each donor gave 20
percent of their profits to City of
Upon. entering the social hall a
poem reminded guests not to fret
about imperfect seating. On every
table red and purple balloons filled
the air resting in a white porcelain
centerpiece in the shape of a hand.
After a delicious meal, the show be-
When the curtains opened, V out
popped about 15 children and four
adults dressed as animals. Parading
on stage, City of Hope volunteers
played the part of two bears and a
bunny while choreographer Bonnie
Suder was the dog leading the chil-
dren up and down the runway.
The patrons gushed over child
models Haylie and Ashley Johnson,.
wearing nautical outfits from
Loretta Lorion in Bloomfield Plaza
Loretta Lorion provided all the chil-
dren's clothing, from dress outfits to
play clothes. Ten-year-old Jessica
Golden modeled a black, wet-look'
bathing suit withy a fuchsia sash,
with matching black sunglasses also
trimmed in fuchsia. Jessica's mother,
Shelly Golden of D.O.C. Optique in
Bloomfield Plaza, matched many
outfits with the latest eyewear fash-
. The next segment consisted of
active, casual, and dancewear clo-
thing provided by Studio Dancewear
White knit pant suits with nautical
essica Golden in black, wet-look
suit with fuchsia sash.
Dramatic white-and-bldek dresses for afternoon and evening wear with a jacketed.
This young couple looked smart in a
white party dress with pink polkadots,
and grey short outfit with white tie.
in Birmingham. and The Studio in
Applegate Square. Models jogged
down the runway in vivid unitards
with contrasting colored trunks,
wearing mirrored sunglasses. Cotton
knit pant and skirt outfits that
draped the body appeared feminine
and comfortable. "At least half of
our merchandise are casual clothes.
It's so comfortable; it's part of a per-
son's wardrobe," says owner Margo
One popular model with the
crowd was Tamara Friedman's white
French poodle, who was on a leash
with an attached umbrella. This
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