La Jolla HAT Show was presented at Eddie V’s on July 10.This luncheon and fashion show was a pre-celebration for Opening Day at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. Mary Soriano orchestrated this fashionable event that began in the Green Dragon Lounge with a fun social hour and great accessory shopping, while enjoying the sounds of Teagan Taylor Trio band. The guests then sat down for a three-course luncheon overlooking the breathtaking La Jolla Cove.
The fashion show began with tunes from DJ Rockstar showcasing accessories to wear to the Del Mar Racetrack. Customs made hats by Diana Cavagnaro-Couture Hats were accessorized by semi precious jewelry by Juelerie. Pamela Pogue is the designer for Juelerie and creates incredible one of a kind semi precious designs. Designer Eyewear from the Optical Shop of Aspen accented the hats and jewelry.
The second segment of the show featured Greenpacha Hats accessorized by gorgeous silver jewelry from Uno de 50. Greenpacha means green times. The founder Flor Gomez Gerbi uses weavers from Ecuador who hand weave these beautiful creations.
After the fashion show each one of the participating companies briefly talked about the charities they would be donating to with the days purchases. Three guests were given prizes for best hat and then all the attendees finished the fabulous day shopping back down in the Green Dragon Lounge.