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Naeem Khan To Present Fall 2013 Collection With Neiman Marcus At Celebrating Couture 2013 In San Diego To Benefit Old Globe Theatre

Naeem Khan and Ranjana Khan (Photo Credit: Zimbio.com)

Naeem Khan and Ranjana Khan (Photo Credit: Zimbio.com)

Our sunny San Diego is about to become the stage of a couture fashion show not to be missed! As we all know, couture is scarce in San Diego so when someone like Naeem Khan presents his Fall 2013 Collection, all the local fashion industry goes in alert!

Just in case you have been living under a rock, Naeem Khan is an Indian-born, American fashion designer whose designs have been worn by anyone who is anyone, such as Beyonce, Carrie Underwood, Eva Langoria, Heidi Klum, Brooke Shields, Nicole Richie, Queen Noor of Jordan and the list goes on and on. But Naeem’s most recognizable designs are those put on the couture map by our very own First Lady Michelle Obama.

On May 21, 2013, Naeem will grace the runway at the Globe Guilders Fashion Show where he will personally present his Fall Couture Line. Inspired in the art deco sketches of Erté and the opulent designs of the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, the collection will be fresh from its unveiling at New York’s Fashion Week in February 2013.

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in Naeem Khan (Photo Credit: People Magazine)

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in Naeem Khan
(Photo Credit: People Magazine)

Presented by the Globe Guilders and Neiman Marcus, Celebrating Couture 2013 will be chaired by Elaine Darwin, while Iris Strauss will host the patron party at her Rancho Santa Fe estate the evening of Monday, May 20, with Naeem Khan as special guest. By donating $500 or more to help offset the fashion show expenses, you will receive an invitation for two to attend this very exclusive event.

The Globe Guilders is the all-volunteer auxiliary to The Old Globe which is San Diego’s largest performing arts institution. It is organized by and existing under authority to the Board of Directors of The Old Globe and its mission is to promote the artistic, education and community programs of The Old Globe.

Stacy Keibler at the Oscars in  ( Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Stacy Keibler at the Oscars in ( Photo Credit: Getty Images)


The Fashion Group International of San Diego, Inc. (FGI) is a proud and active supporter of the Celebrating Couture 2013 annual fashion show and is able to offer up to one hundred Standing Room fashion show tickets. For Standing Room ticket information please see below.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Champagne Reception & Silent Auction at 10 a.m.
Live Auction & Opportunity Drawing at noon, followed by Luncheon and Fashion Show

Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel
1 Park Boulevard,
San Diego, California 92101
Ph. 619-564-3333

For information on reserving a table or a seat at the Fashion Show, call Jean Laing at 858-487-8077 or fill out a Reservation Card here

You may reserve your Standing Room ticket here.

Over 600 supporters of The Old Globe from the San Diego community, including prominent philanthropists, heads of corporations, and representatives of major organizations.

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