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Project Runway judge Angel Sanchez to present his designs at the MIR Magical Splendor for Life

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Angel SanchezThe Fundación MIR charity, who runs 3 schools for more than 1500 children in La Romana, has just announced that Angel Sanchez, a judge for Project Runway Mexico, will be the designer presenting the fashion show during their annual gala celebration; the Fundación MIR Magical Splendor for Life.

Angel SanchezThis magnificent occasion, which has a fashion show as one of it’s principal highlights has seen designer duo Badgley Mischka showcasing their fabulously elegant and “old Hollywood” gowns for the last 3 consecutive years, making now the perfect time for a change…

Angel Sanchez of Venezuela, pays special attention to cut, fit and proportion which is why his creations fit the women who wear them better than a glove. His exquisite taste is what led his fashion house to rise so quickly in Latin America and eventually led him to expand internationally, when he opened the company’s headquarters in New York City in 1997. His celebrity clientele includes everyone from Taylor Swift, to Eva Longoria to Sandra Bullock who had her wedding gown designed by Sanchez.

Angel Sanchez collections are available at luxury retailers worldwide; Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue in the United States, Frattina in Mexico City, Al Ostoura in Kuwait, Bellisima & Novarese in Japan, and Novia in Korea, amongst others.

Angel Sanchez

The Magical Splendor for Life gala by the Fundación MIR featuring the fashion show by Angel Sanchez will be celebrated on Saturday the 18th of January at Casa Grande, the Fanjul family’s Casa de Campo estate, while earlier that same day a golf tournament will be celebrated on the golf course of the La Romana Country Club.

Save the date!

Magical Splendor for Life Gala with Angel Sanchez

When: Saturday January 18th, 2014, 8pm

Where: Casa Grande, Casa de Campo

Info: (809) 523-8270

On the catwalk with Badgley Mischka at the MIR Magical Splendor for Life 2013

badgley mischka fashion show

With the participation of Miss Dominican Republic, Dulcita Lieggi Francisno, the fashion show was once again the primary attraction at the elegant Magical Splendor for Life Gala, where Badgley Mischka showcased their Spring-Summer 2013 and Resort 2013 collections to an enthralled audience of glamorous and fashion conscious Casa de Campo ladies.

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The Fundación MIR

The Fundación MIR is a non-profit organization which works to provide education to the children of the greater La Romana area, who are most in need. They run 3 schools; the MIR Esperanza (boys vocational school), the Escuela Tecnica Vocacional Fundación MIR (girls vocational school) and the Primaria MIR (infants school).

Click HERE to read more about the Fundación MIR!

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