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Fundraiser Fashion: What to Wear to a Charity Gala

Fundraiser Fashion: What to Wear to a Charity Gala

Charity galas are always fun to attend as it is often a time to catch up with friends in high places or simply dedicate one’s time to causes near and dear to your heart. Some charity galas require formal wear, especially those that are hosted in lavishly stylish venues. Charity galas are also a great venue for discovering and building new connections. Whether for new opportunities or simply expanding your network, a charity gala mixes work and play into one, all while benefiting causes and organizations you believe in. In today’s list of curations, we present three amazing looks for fundraiser fashion, great charity gala OOTD’s that are memorable.

1. ALEXIS Iana Puff-Sleeve Sweetheart Mini Dress in Maldive Green

Begin this charity gala look with this ultra-flattering Iana dress from Alexis, which features a vibrant Maldives print, sultry sweetheart neckline paired with a twisted bodice and front cutout, as well as a smocked back panel. Featuring a head-turning micro length, this dress offers a sheath silhouette with half puff sleeves and elasticized cuffs. This gorgeous cotton-made piece is available at Neiman Marcus.

2. CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN Hot Chick Patent Red Sole Slingback Pumps in Black

Following the gorgeous floral-and-scalloped print of the Iana dress, this gorgeous pair of pumps from Christian Louboutin features a curved topline and halter slingback. This “Hot Chick” pump is crafted from patent leather and features the brand’s signature red leather sole that turns heads anywhere you go this summer and beyond. Christian Louboutin remains a must-have for stylish women who will be attending a slew of fundraisers this season. Shop at Neiman Marcus.

3. VALENTINO GARAVANI VLOGO Flat Pouch Wristlet in Nero

Evening affairs call for simple yet handy pouches that won’t get in the way of fun. This wristlet from Valentino Garavani is expertly made in calf leather and features a VLOGO accent on the front, with a wristlet strap and zip top closure. Made in Italy. Available at Neiman Marcus.

4. JENNIFER BEHR Calissa Pearly Earrings

This summer, adorn your ears with this blooming pair of pearly earrings from Jennifer Behr, which are crafted from polished yellow golden brass hardware and adorned with hand-carved mother-of-pearl flowers. It also features Swarovski® simulated pearls for a gorgeous detail. Made in US. Available at Neiman Marcus.

5. JOANNA LAURA CONSTANTINE Gold Plated Statement Pave Waves Ring

Finish off your summer charity gala look with this gorgeous gold plated statement pave ring from Joana Laura Constantine, which features great detail and eye-catching shine. Get this at Neiman Marcus.

A Casual Charity Gala Look

1. NERVI Eleni Twist Strong-Shoulder Mini Dress in Canarin

For a day to evening charity gala, go for this mini dress from Nervi, which features a twisted front, ruched back, and padded shoulders. The Eleni dress offers a V neckline paired with cap sleeves and a body-con silhouette that turns heads. This charming, summer-appropriate dress is made in Italy from polyester. Get this at Neiman Marcus.

2. TOM FORD 105mm Lock Croco Stiletto Sandals in U6002ELECTRICPURP

Add a pop of color to your charity gala wardrobe this summer with this gorgeous pair of stiletto sandals, which are made from crocodile-embossed leather and features a signature hanging padlock and key charm. This pair is equipped with a 4.3-inch metallic stiletto heel and features an adjustable halter ankle wrap and leather insole. This gorgeous pair is made in Italy. Shop at Neiman Marcus.

3. JIMMY CHOO Emmie Glitter Leather Clutch Bag

This simple yet elegant clutch from Jimmy Choo is crafted from calf leather and features an allover glitter to add some sparkle to your summer charity gala look. It is equipped with an envelope flap top with snap closure and features a one zip pocket and six card slots inside. Made in Italy. Get this at Neiman Marcus.

4. ALEXIS BITTAR Solanales Crystal Angled Post Drop Earrings with Pearls in Champagne

Add a touch of sparkle to your OOTD with this pair of drop earrings from Alexis Bittar, which is crafted with 14-karat gold plating and rhodium-tone brass and includes dyed freshwater rice cultured pearls for a classic look. Made in the US. Shop at Neiman Marcus.

5. GUCCI Interlocking 6mm Ring in Yellow Gold and Amethyst

Finally, cap off this summer charity gala look with this Gucci ring in 18-karat yellow gold with a prong-set, round-cut 0.22 amethyst. Its subtle detailing makes for a gorgeous finishing touch to your summer look. Made in Italy. Get this at Neiman Marcus.

The High Fashion Look

1. ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Off-The-Shoulder Corset Jacquard Midi Dress in Ivory Silv

Turn heads at the next charity gala with this Alexander McQueen dress featuring corset-like jacquard that will create a gorgeous silhouette. This dress features an off-the-shoulder neckline with long sleeves and a sheath silhouette and a hem that falls below the knee. This innovative, head-turning dress is made in Italy. Get this at Neiman Marcus.

2. SAINT LAURENT Gippy Printed Stiletto Mule Sandals

Elevate your gala fashion with this pair of mule sandals fro Saint Laurent, which features clear vinyl and printed fabric and an open toe that is easy to wear. It provides a wide band upper and slide style that goes with any high fashion look. Made in Italy. Shop at Neiman Marcus.

3. BALENCIAGA Lindsay Medium Leather Shoulder Bag in Black

Simple yet stylish, this Balenciaga bag is made from shiny smooth calf leather that catches one’s attention. It features a flap top with buckle detail, magnetic closure, detachable shoulder strap, and a one zip pocket inside. Made in Italy. Get this at Neiman Marcus.

4. SYDNEY EVAN Wavy Bar Ear Climber with Diamonds, Single

For every charity gala, make sure you make your mark by wearing jewelry as unique as you are, just like this ear climber from Sydney Evan. This piece is made from 14-karat yellow gold and brilliant round diamonds. Shop at Neiman Marcus.

5. KALAN BY SUZANNE KALAN 14K Gold Mini Bar Necklace, Green Topaz

Finish off this charity gala look with this mini bar necklace from Kalan by Suzanne Kalan, which is made from 14-karat yellow gold with round white diamonds and three 4x2mm green envy topaz baguettes. Get this at Neiman Marcus.

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