Child & Family is pleased to announce that its signature benefit event, Au Courant, will return to the runway at historic Fort Adams in Newport. Proceeds will support programs that strengthen the fabric of families in Newport County and throughout Rhode Island, including the expansion of foster care services. For details and to purchase tickets please visit www.childandfamilyri.com/get-involved/special-events/au-courant/
Celebrity stylist, Derek Warburton, known for styling stars like Beyoncé, Miranda Kerr, and Heather Graham will be a special guest and will also debut his fine jewelry line.
In addition to the SWIM runway show, guests will enjoy a lavish cocktail party inside the Fort Adams courtyard to include catering by Pranzi, an open bar, several specialty bars, delicious hors d’oeuvres, and exquisite desserts, as well as a silent and live auction with unique items. Previous auction items have included lunch in New York City with fashion guru Tim Gunn, weekend long spa retreats and gorgeous jewelry from Swarovski.
The evening also gives attendees the exclusive opportunity to discuss fashion trends with and purchase one-of-a-kind fashions, accessories, and handbags directly from the featured designers.