Jillian Posner, a fixture in Miami’s philanthropy scene, hosted a CARLISLE pop-up shop to benefit diabetes research in the Estates at the Acqualina Resort & Spa in Sunny Isles Beach to the delight of the Magic City’s fashion community.

Billed as a evening of style and substance, the pop-up shop raised over $40,000 in sales with 10 percent of all proceeds benefitting the Diabetes Research Institute.for a total of $4,000 towards charity.

Held on January 9 in the penthouse suite, Posner, who serves as chair to the Diabetes Research Institute, partnered with CARLISLE, a New York-based womenswear line, to give locals the opportunity to shop the brand’s recent Spring and Resort 2018 collection in prime luxury real estate.

Guests sipped Laurent-Perrier Champagne and mimosas while they shopped pastel colored pieces from CARLISLE such as A-line dresses, outerwear, blouses and more.

CARLISLE is a luxury womens ready-to-wear collection whose clientele includes female executives and heads of state. It’s price point starts at $150 and up.

(L to R) Jillian Posner, Carla St. Louis and Jessica Anderson. Photo Credit: Alejandro Chavarria of WorldRedEye.com.

The $4 million property is decorated exclusively by Karl Lagerfeld and Fendi Casa and features marble walls and floors, posh floral arrangements and exquisite views of Miami’s skyline and the ocean.

Guests included female movers and shakers from Miami’s luxury enclaves such as Amanda Harris, Jillian Jacobson, Susan Jacobson, Susanne Birbragher, Christina Vita Coleman, Jessica Anderson, Linda Levy Goldberg, Ana Ordaz, Hadley Henriette, Caden Stobart, Dana Rhoden, Alexandra Wensley, and Dena Prior.

View from The Estates at Acqualina Hotel & Resort. Photo Credit: Carla St. Louis

The intimate affair featured a private luncheon that was catered by Acqualina’s renowned II Mulino and included dishes such as caprese salad, smoked salmon, lobster, calamari and more.

While Posner spoke about the importance of raising awareness for diabetes within South Florida, CARLISLE gifted each attendee with an exclusive gift bag that included a beautiful silk scarf with leather fringes and a gift card worth $150.

You can shop the CARLISLE pop-up store at Aventura Mall now through February 28.

Photo Credit: Alejandro Chavarria of WorldRedEye.com, Carla St. Louis

 

 

 

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