I had the pleasure of attending this year's Fashion & Beauty Week event at The Venetian in Garfield, NJ this past Tuesday night. The event raises funds and awareness for the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), fundraiser and fashion... my kind of night! The venue was beautiful, the food amazing (and so much of it), the entertainment; the best... and best of all the DRESSES, exquisite.

The ultra-chic 2013 runway line-up included some of the designers featured at the Fashion& Beauty Week kick-off mixer held on October 4; Melissa Odabash, Naven, and Sue Wong. Other notable names that have been added to the star-studded line-up include Monique Lhuillier, Jay Godfrey, THEIA, BCBG, Adrian Alicea and JS Collections. Here are some of my favorite dresses of the night: 


 Photo Credit: La Fashion Chica

 Photo Credit: La Fashion Chica

It was a beautiful evening filled with exquisite gowns. I am so happy I got to finally meet my fellow blog Alicia from La Fashion Chica! Such a sweetheart... thanks for the invite! I had a great time.

I will be doing a separate post on my dress of the night but here is a little preview! More photos to come on the next post... So keep a look out for that one. xo, E.

Want to know more about FBW? Here is a little more info on all that FBW is:

"Fashion & Beauty Week - where fashion and beauty collide on the runway - is quickly becoming the most prestigious international event held in New Jersey. Highlights include designer runway shows, a full cocktail dinner, Lord & Taylor beauty bar, silent auction, luxury lounge experiences, after party and more. Open to the public, attendees are invited to mingle with celebrities, stylists, fashion and beauty editors, athletes, industry icons, and famous personalities. Founded by industry leader Jack Panico, it serves as a premiere platform for the latest high-end collections, in addition to showcasing the work of top salons. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, our mission is to raise funds and awareness for the DRI. Last year, $47,512 was raised for the cure."