Shopping Social: Designer Showcase & Artisan Sale
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About this Event
The Dr. Borna Meisami Commemorative Foundation was founded on International Women’s Day 2010 to help women rebuild their lives after domestic violence. To date, the foundation’s Project Restoring Smiles project has provided over $750,000 of pro-bono dental treatment to survivors of domestic violence.
This year’s International Women’s Day theme is Balance For Better, a call for a gender balanced world. The foundation has collaborated with local designers and artisans to offer a curated showcase and sale. Featuring an exhibition by fashion designer Leyla Kashani and a curated selection of artists and artisans including:
- CeramicSense – handcrafted modern ceramics
- Clara Lifestyle– bohemiein-luxe inspired jewellery
- Rowena Katigbak – fluid encaustic abstractions
- MANTONE – satirical, feminist lifestyle
- Massoumeh Jian – visual artist
- Paula Lukey – textile artist
You could win the best-selling handbook from The RebelMama, passes for empowering fitness classes at The Pink Studio, or an illustration by New Yorker cartoonist Liana Finck!
Tickets include 1 drink ticket. Event proceeds support project Restoring Smiles.