A true mix of art and fashion, Versace held a fashion presentation in celebration of The Dallas Opera's 2016-2017 season. All eyes were focused on First Sight Fashion Show and Luncheon, the official kick-off of the company’s 60th Season. See highlights from the presentation in the slideshow above!
A runway stage in The C. Vincent Prothro Lobby in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House was be graced by designs from one of the world’s leading international fashion brands, Versace. The symbol of Italian style worldwide, Versace has a boutique at NorthPark Center, Presenting Sponsor of FIRST SIGHT. The enchanting event was chaired by well-known philanthropists Ellen and Don Winspear with Honorary chairs Joyce and Harvey Mitchell, and Luncheon Chairs Tiffany Divis, Kara Goss and Rhonda Marcus.
Coordinated by the crème-de-la-crème of Dallas fashion show producers, RSC Productions presented dozens of the most memorable Versace pieces. Delightful cuisine master Wolfgang Puck catered, offering creative culinary pleasures highlighting the beautiful autumn season. Guests got a first taste of the first opera of the season with Lemsky's Soliloquy from Eugene Onegin, performed at the end of the event. The haunting final song of the character reverberated throughout the lobby, accompanied by several string instruments. Each year, First Sight is a highlight of the social season, and this year was no different.
In addition to Versace's presentation, guests also viewed costume highlights from past operas at The Winspear. Designs previously only seen on stage walked the runway, illuminating intricate details. View the costume highlights in the slideshow below, as well as fashionable guests and the gorgeous setting.
All photographs courtesy of Nick Glover Photography.