Saturday, August 3, 2013 The Water Mill Festival "Fashion For The Environment 2013" Join fellow beach lovers, fashionistas and environmentalists at the Benefit Party & Cocktail Reception featuring silent auction & raffle, photography exhibition, and Fashion Show. 4-9 PM. While you mingle, enjoying the photography of world renowned photographers Vital Abigalow and Rose Hartman, DJ’s spin and appetizing snacks made from local, sustainable ingredients are showcased. Leave a bid at the silent auction or buy an outfit in the POP UP fashion oasis. The evening culminates with a Fashion Show presented by renowned designers Michelle Farmer, Bjorn Bengstsson, Sofie Bly, Julie Brown, Lu Berry, and BIBA! The event is located at The Water Mill Square, which is striking in its charming colonial style buildings and brick walkways, and home to some longtime Hamptons business such as Mirko’s Restaurant, East End Blueprint, John D’Orazio Salon, The Water Mill Beverage Center, #1 Chinese Takeout, Serenity Nails, The Water Mill Deli and the US Post Office. Don’t miss out on this clutch of shops being transformed into a day and evening of elegance, charity, and fun. All proceeds to benefit the “Group For The East End” and “INFORM."
Group for the East End protects and restores the environment of eastern Long Island, New York through education, citizen action, and professional advocacy. We inspire people to embrace a conservation ethic. The organization was established in Bridgehampton in 1972 to serve as a community advocate for conservation in response to broad-based community concern about the future development of the region. Over the years, the Group has developed a reputation for achieving lasting conservation success with the support of broad-based civic, business, and elected constituencies.www.groupfortheeastend.org
Founded 1973, INFORM is one of the nation's foremost non-profits / NGO’s dealing with sustainability issues. Our organization embraces social and online media to promote environmental literacy and help galvanize a mass audience around the world to build a more sustainable economy. With over 120 published research reports, INFORM's work has often served as the basis and impetus for environmental legislation. In addition to this 40 year legacy, INFORM produces the award winning short video series, The Secret Life, and publishes an online curricula for schools and educators around the world. www.informinc.org. twitter.com/informinc. www.youtube.com/user/informinc.www.facebook.com/InformInc.