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AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’: The Fats Waller Musical Revue

Sunday February 9, 2020 @ 2pmTaking its title from the 1929 Fats Waller song, Ain’t Misbehavin’ is a high-spirited, feel-good tribute to the Harlem Renaissance.Go on an exhilarating musical journey back in time as five dynamic performers present an evening of sassy and humorous songs, capturing the electric vibe of the 20s and 30s, where the surroundings are posh and the hip nightclub dives are filled with piano players banging out the new beat known as swing. Infused with infectious rhythm and energy, Ain’t Misbehavin’ is “a boozy, after hours party, and we’re all invited.” —Huffington Post

Smart Women with Dana Asher Levine

February 19th, 2020 | Named “The Clothing Therapist” to Hollywood’s professional elite for over 18 years, Dana Asher Levine is the go-to wardrobe stylist to client Shonda Rimes and many C-suite executives. She excels at dressing her clients going from the office to the red carpet, film festival, charity gala, and public appearance. Dana’s personal and emotional journey is a unique example of finding the motivation to overcome your challenges. As a mother of three, she single-handedly built her business to reach massive success at age 40, earning high profile clients through word-of-mouth while establishing relationships with fashion and jewelry designers from around the world.

3rd Annual – Walk in Their Shoes

Saturday • March 28 • 2020 Get your boots, sneakers or walking shoes on and march on down to the 3rd Annual 5K Walk, Fun Run, and Finish Line Festival to support the Working Wardrobes VetNet program on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at Lakeview Park near Irvine Lake in Silverado. An inspiring landscape to gather with your team of associates, friends, and family to support local veterans in Orange County in need of your help! Registration for this event is FREE and Working Wardrobes has some incredible fundraising prizes at various fundraising levels that are unique to the cause. The first 50 teams to register will be entered into a raffle to win a $150 Visa gift card. Join Working Wardrobes with your team and change veterans’ lives today!

Smart Women with Gloria Brandes

April 14th, 2020 | Gloria founded BB Dakota 31 years ago and is still the driving face.  Her company was just acquired by Steve Madden and in Gloria’s words, “BB Dakota is so in tune with the Steve Madden girl. I always thought it would be great to combine forces, and now that dream has come true. It’s a perfect match.” Gloria is putting the full force of BB Dakota behind a Giving Tuesday promotion and very generous clothing donations to support Working Wardrobes clients.

Smart Women with Karin Dillie

July 22, 2020 | Karin is the Director of Trusts and Estates at The RealReal. She advises professional fiduciaries, lawyers and wealth managers on the sale of estates, trusts and single owner collections. Karin started her career at Sotheby’s in the Valuations and Estate Management department, where she oversaw the appraisal of art and home decor for high net worth clients. At Sotheby’s, she then proceeded to oversee the sale of the largest trusts, estates and single owner collections. Karin is a graduate of the University of Florida and received her Master’s in Business Administration from Yale’s School of Management. Karin is a member of the San Francisco Estate Planning Council.

DINNER IN WHITE: 30th Anniversary Gala presented by US Bank

30th Anniversary Gala presented by Saturday, June 20, 2020 @ 5:30 pmIn celebration of Working Wardrobes’ 30th Anniversary, we invite you to a Dinner in White Gala on June 20, 2020 at the Turnip Rose Promenade & Gardens. The evening will feature client success stories and a celebration of the many volunteers and donors who have helped us achieve our mission over the last three decades. The formal evening will be under the stars in the gardens – an evening filled with great fun, fabulous food and fashions in white. Proceeds support the men, women, young adults and veterans for whom Working Wardrobes helps to overcome life challenges and experience the Power of a Paycheck®.

Smart Women with Kaira Rouda

October 6th, 2020 | Best-selling author and wife of newly elected Congressman Harley Rouda.  Kaira’s book, “Best Day Ever” was written during Harley’s run for office.  The book is set in a gated community in Orange County – a bi-partisan group of politician’s wives thought she had taken notes in DC! Kaira Rouda is a USA TODAY bestselling, multiple award-winning author of contemporary fiction exploring what goes on behind closed doors of seemingly perfect lives. Her next novel, THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER, is out May 21.

Past Events

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