On Sept. 29th, the fashion world converged at Lafayette 148 in Phipps Plaza for a truly extraordinary evening. Hosted by the celebrated British designer and author India Hicks, this event combined fashion, philanthropy, and literary inspiration in a dazzling fusion. The occasion revolved around Lafayette 148’s Fall 2023 collection, ‘In the Library of Women,' inspired by the Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Branch—a cultural epicenter of New York City.
As the guests perused the meticulously crafted garments, they were immersed in the world of iconic literary works. India Hicks, known for her unwavering support of humanitarian causes, lent her star-studded presence to this event, signing copies of her book 'An Entertaining Story.’ The evening’s significance transcended fashion, serving as a platform to support the Global Empowerment Mission, making it a night to remember for both fashion aficionados and philanthropists alike.
Lafayette 148’s 'In the Library of Women’ collection beautifully embodied the library’s sculptural spaces and refined tranquility, marrying the worlds of academia and style. This remarkable soirée was an elegant tapestry woven with the threads of culture, education, and the art of giving back, leaving an indelible mark on all who attended.
India Hicks with her tome, "An Entertaining Story"