Fashion Takes Flight fundraiser

One of Basia Jaworska's fashion images, silhouettes of women, clothing, and accessories transformed to a sheet through solar power. — Photo courtesy of MV Fashion Week

On Thursday, Aug. 18, at 9 pm, a preview party for Martha’s Vineyard Fashion Week will take place at Nectar’s at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport. Local clothing designer/boutique owner Lorraine Parish will be the star designer for the show, which will also feature clothing from Laughing Bear, and sister stores Pandora and Suka, and Bananas, Red Mannequin, and Blue Moon.

The event, Fashion Takes Flight, sponsored jointly by Avalon Magazine and M.V. Fashion Week, is a benefit for Angel Flight Northeast, an organization that provides free flights for those requiring transportation for medical care. On display for the first time will be a new series of fashion images by artist Basia Jaworska. The images, which were specially created as an installation for Fashion Week, are silhouettes of women, clothing and accessories created from life utilizing an innovative solar technique.

Tickets are $30; $50 for premium seating. Visit for more information.