2nd Annual Runway Show, December 5, 2013 at PNC Bank
Join us for the edgiest event in town. Designing Daughters plans to top its efforts last year in putting on a vibrant fashion show showcasing international trends in honor of Designing Women Boutique's Fashion Week. Planttogs.com and others will be bringing amazing fashions to the States this year direct from international runways.
Designing Daughters was launched in 2009 by Shelley Lister and Nikki Taylor to be part of Designing Women Boutique. The group is made up of an impressive list of local young and influential women who will become the next generation of philanthropists in the community. Designing Daughters’ primary goal is to support the mission of Designing Women Boutique through its own fundraising efforts and donations to Designing Women.
2012 President: Jane Thompson
2009-2011 President: Nikki Taylor
Founder: Shelley Lister
Designing Daughters Committee Members:
Ashley Dooley Vice President
Shelley Lister Founder
Meghan Serrano Secretary
Montana Taplinger President
Nikki Taylor Nominating Chair and Membership Co-Chair, DWB Liaison
Jane Thompson Treasurer
Designing Daughters Current Members:
3rd Annual Fashionable Gala May 17, 2013 8-12 PM at The Francis/Louie's Modern on Palm Avenue, Downtown Sarasota
Join Designing Daughters and most fashionable crowd of the season competing for awards like “Best Dressed” and “Best Shoes”—along with fabulous auction items that we anticipate will surpass even those of last year. In addition to the great company, wonderful hors d’oeuvres, light bites, drinks and signature cocktails, we also have a few surprises up our (extremely chic) sleeves that you will have to attend the event to discover.
Through September, 2012: Summer Happy Hours at Michael's On East
Enjoy all night happy hours at Michael’s Lounge Benefiting Designing Daughters. Michael’s on East is donating a percentage of beverage sales in the restaurants lounge every Monday night from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. to Designing Daughters.
October 17, 2012: Ladies and Lager II at Darwin’s On 4th
Sample the best brews and delicious food at Darwin’s on 4th. Darwin’s will be donating a percentage of sales that evening to Designing Daughters. This promises to be a casual evening with great company!
November 21, 2012: Polo Grill's Second Annual Celebrity Bartending
Come and enjoy! Designing Daughters will be preparing some of your favorite festive drinks while giving back to the community. All tips will be donated to Designing Daughters to further their mission. It’s the night before a holiday, so it is sure to be a great evening of fun in Lakewood Ranch!
November 29, 2012: Planettogs Runway Show at Designing Women Boutique
Planettogs.com is partnering with Designing Daughters to put on a vibrant fashion show showcasing international trends in honor of Designing Women’s Boutique Fashion Week. Planttogs.com will be bringing amazing fashions to the States this year direct from international runways. The Liquor Locker and State Street Eating House will underwrite the cocktail party that immediately precedes the show, so expect the best in cocktails, inspired hors d’oeuvres, and company.
In the News:
Designing Daughters - Sailing into Summer Gala 5-17-12 - This Week in Sarasota, May 24, 2012
Sarasota Magazine features new parties in the Limelight - Sarasota Magazine, May 20, 2012
Designing Daughters Fashionable Gala - May 17, 2012 - Sarasota Herald Tribune, We Spotted Gallery
Designing Daughters Fashionable Gala 2012 - May 17, 2012 - Red Carpet Sarasota
Designing Daughters Fashionable Gala - MHerald Tribune, July 1, 2012
Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 6:00pm
Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 7:00pm
Gateway Bank Donates $1 For Every New Fan in August
Sunday, August 1, 2010 at 12:00 p.m.
Designing Daughters : Ladies and Lager
Friday, June 18, 2010 at 5:30pm
Designing Daughters "Doing It Right"
Friday, February 19, 2010 at 6:30pm