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Derby hat season begins


New York Designers and local merchants contributed outfits suitable to wear and commemorate the Kentucky Oaks Day Pink Out. Frank Olive Hat designer Gabriel Amar also created one of a kind hats and head pieces to coordinate with them.

The Administrative Professionals Day Luncheon and Fashion Show will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m., will feature fashions from the Summit stores, as well as showcase the items that are up for auction that evening. Gabriel Amar will make a guest appearance at this event. Tickets for the luncheon event are $40.

The Prelude to Pink Out Cocktail Auction will also take place at Volare, and will be that evening from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. At that time, the items will be auctioned, with proceeds from both events going to the Susan G. Komen Foundation Louisville chapter, as well as Kentucky Cancer Research Foundation. Tickets for this event are $25, with cash bar.

A VIP ticket for both events is $ 75. For information call, 502-584-CURE (2873) or go to  

Cosmo Models will be donating their talent and beauty for these events, and Blades Salon and Spa will create the hair and makeup designs. Other sponsors include the Summit, Volare Restaurant, and Louisville Magazine, as well as Frank Olive hats.

A Pink Hat store will be at Oxmoor Center, and will showcase sensational pink milinery from Frank Olive, as well as the donated auction items. The store will also offer Susan G. Komen items as well.

Prelude to Pink Out

Wednesday, April 21

Noon-Luncheon & Fashion Show

6:30 p.m. Cocktail auction

Volare Restaurant on Frankfort Avenue

Info: 502-584-CURE (2873) 

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