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Eleganza Raffle

There’s still time to purchase raffle tickets for Christmas at the Biltmore!

Win a holiday bus trip for two featuring a candlelight Christmas tour of the beautiful Biltmore House & Gardens in Asheville, NC. Find out more!

$25 for 3 raffle tickets
Purchase by Tuesday, Sept. 26

Anyone can purchase – you do not need to attend Eleganza to win. Tickets will be drawn at the event on September 27. All proceeds benefit the Ministry of Caring’s emergency shelters and Job Placement Center.

Purchase Raffle Tickets


Eleganza Luncheon & Fashion Show – *SOLD OUT*

Wednesday, September 27
11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
with special thanks to Honorary Chair Tina Hayward

Join us for our annual luncheon and fashion show, presented by the Ministry of Caring Guild and benefiting our emergency shelters and Job Placement Center. Our 2017 show will feature a presentation of fabulous contemporary fashion from Kirna Zabête, a designer boutique by Beth Buccini.

In addition to professional models posing on the runway, Eleganza includes boutique shopping, a live auction, a grand raffle, and door prize drawings. Guests will enjoy a delectable lunch during the show in Wilmington Country Club‘s gorgeous formal dining room.

For more information, contact Cindy Gamble via email or at 302.652.5523.

About Beth Buccini

Beth is the founder and owner of Kirna Zabête. She personally selects every item sold in each of the store’s four outposts in Soho, New York; Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania; East Hampton, New York; and Palm Beach, Florida, opening in November 2017, with the intention of inspiring every client who walks through the door.

Her highly curated edit of designer collections has contributed to Kirna Zabête’s success in becoming a regular haunt for celebrities, stylists, and fashion editors, while acquiring noteworthy accolades in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, W, Elle, Town & Country, and more. She has also collaborated with Target, Nine West, Gilt, and Birkenstock to create special collections for the Kirna Zabête customer.

Prior to launching Kirna Zabête in the fall of 1999, Beth worked as an Assistant Fashion Editor at Mirabella Magazine and a Fashion Editor at New York Magazine, where she gained a wonderful overview of the international fashion market that has proven essential for scouting talent for Kirna Zabête.

Beth was born and raised in Virginia and graduated from the University of Virginia with degrees in Art History and French Literature. She is always looking to inspire and enjoys donating her time to the Good Plus Foundation and is a board member of the Pilot School and the DDX3X Foundation. She currently resides in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, with her husband and four children.

Biltmore House at night, decorated for the holidays

Eleganza invitation cover with model in stylish pantsuit

Eleganza 2015 model

View photos from Eleganza 2016.

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