Tickets have gone on sale for this year’s Vintage Vogue Runway for Research event, a fashion show and fundraiser spearheaded by Wellesley’s Carol Chaoui. The third annual event takes place at Wellesley College Alumnae Hall on Sunday, September 15, 2019 from 5 -9 pm.
Vintage Vogue is a one-of-a kind fabulous fund raising fashion show featuring vintage and timeless style through the decades and choreographed to music that will rock your soul. This incredible evening is produced by the Carol’s Corner Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of people with metastatic breast cancer. Vintage Vogue in the past two years has already raised $125,000 for the Metastatic Breast Cancer Research Fund at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Kelley Tuthill will emcee the evening, and a special panel discussion will be led by Lisa Mullins of WBUR.
The evening begins with a Mix & Mingle cocktail hour at 5pm with delicious delicacies from local chefs. Guests are encouraged to attend in their own vintage finery and meet our fabulous Vintage Vogue Models, many of whom are metastatic breast cancer patients or caregivers from Dana-Farber. We also count a few Boston television anchors and reporters among the ranks of
our Vintage Vogue Models.
When the clock strikes six, everyone will take their seats to view an excerpt from the recently completed film, Living by Zygote Digital Films. The film profiles four women, including Carol’s Corner founder, Carol Chaoui, who share their perspectives and experiences living with metastatic breast cancer. Following the film we will have an informative panel discussion with leading doctors and their patients on significant issues and key developments in MBC treatment moderated by Lisa Mullins of WBUR-FM, public radio. The Vintage Vogue Models will then take the stage for the runway show with a special twist on the mod Sixties, emceed by local celeb, Kelley Tuthill.
The story behind Vintage Vogue…
The “Carol” of Carol’s Corner is Carol Chaoui, a woman of indomitable spirit and a doyenne of taste and style. Carol’s credentials also include a Masters from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts. She is founder of the Wellesley Turkey Trot Thanksgiving day race, which since 2015 has raised over $400,000, to benefit Dana-Farber, Boston’s Children’s Hospital, as well as local education and community service based non-profits. Carol is an avid runner, wife, mother of four children, community leader, and dedicated fundraiser living with metastatic breast cancer.
Vintage Vogue Runway for Research brings together Carol’s love of vintage fashion and her dedication to raising funds for metastatic breast cancer research. Carol has been a patient at Dana-Farber for the past ten years. Her personal story is one of optimism, perseverance, and inspiration. We welcome your support in making the2019 Vintage Vogue Runway for Research a grand success!