This year the theme of the show is a “Salute to Newport Nautical Style”, featuring Angela Moore’s new summer collection, plus looks from Manuel Canovas, Julie Brown, Barbara Gerwit, Dizzy Lizzie, Jack Rogers, and other surprise designers. Guests will enjoy watching the most stylish people (on and off the runway) as Angela Moore presents the epitome of our City-by-the-
The fashion show will include the world’s most famous tennis journalist and Tennis Hall of Fame star Bud Collins and other surprise ATP World Tour stars. Rhode Island locals will recognize Miss Rhode Island 2009 Ashley Bickford, NBC 10 sports anchor Frank Carpano, plus Newport Mayor Steve Waluk and other well-known Newporters, plus surprise visits from the sailing community. In commemoration of the 100 year anniversary of the Titanic, Angela will also interview Helen Behr Sanford, author of the best-selling book “Starboard at Midnight”, which profiles Titanic survivor and Top 10 tennis star Karl Behr.
The fashion show is one of the most anticipated events held during Tennis Week and has perennially sold out, so make reservations early. Tickets are $80 and include a seated fashion show, champagne breakfast, full day of viewing courtside tennis and a $15 Angela Moore gift certificate. To purchase tickets, call Marguerite Marano at (401)324-4057 or visit www.tennisfame.com/
Immediately following the fashion show, Angela Moore will host a complimentary “Fashion Show After Party and Book Signing”, from 12:00pm-5:00pm at her award winning boutique at 190 Bellevue Avenue, right next door to the Tennis Hall of Fame. Enjoy more fashion and tasty treats as we keep the bubbly flowing during informal modeling. Chat with best-selling author Helen (Lynn) Behr Sanford and pick up a copy of her compelling book “Starboard at Midnight”, the story of Titanic survivor Karl Behr, who reached Top 10 US tennis status for a decade and played the Davis Cup. Lynn tells a gripping tale of her grandfather Karl’s near death seaside experience and his rise thru business, law & tennis, with a remarkable love story along the way. Plus, Bud Collins and other surprise ATP World Tour stars will stop by at 4pm to autograph tennis balls. This is one event you won’t want to miss!