New York â€” Sailing Heals, a MAâ€“based nonprofit offering healing sails for those individuals and families facing a serious health setback like cancer, was pleased to host an exquisite evening of â€œCocktails & Coutureâ€ at a prestigious yacht club in Manhattan.
Despite what 7th Avenue wants you to think, fashion shows donâ€™t just happen during Fashion Week. Maggie Norris, who has dressed Nicole Kidman and Jennifer Aniston, gave a show at a prestigious private yacht club to benefit Sailing Heals. This Massachusettsâ€“based nonprofit offers outings on the sea for people and families facing serious health setbacks including cancer. The evening was dubbed â€œCocktails & Couture.â€ The show featured the work of Norris, whose other clients include Diane Keaton and Naomi Watts and Rene Ruizwho said, â€œI drew my inspiration from fashions worn by some of Hollywoodâ€™s most glamorous stars such as Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, Grace Kelly, Cary Grant and Gary Cooper.â€ The evening of nautical-inspired daywear walked the runway on professional models, courtesy of TRUE Model Management, and others who have benefited from Sailing Heals modeled evening wear.
Photographs by Miguel Dominguez