Spring fashion event planned for Thursday, proceeds will go to Beauty Through Cancer

From the press release:

Asheville, N.C. – The TreeHouse Lounge at the DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville-Biltmore and The Shops at Biltmore Village are teaming up to present Spring! Into Village Fashion, a spring fashion and food showcase on Thursday, March 29 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Proceeds from the event will benefit Beauty Through Cancer, an Asheville based non-profit that works directly with cancer patients, family, caregivers and survivors to help women with wigs, skin care and makeup tips.

The Shops in Biltmore Village participating in the fashion showcase are Brooks Brothers, Palm Village – A Lilly Pulitzer Boutique, Bellagio, JOS A Bank, 2 on Crescent, Monkees, Last Straw, Fresh Produce, White House Black Market and Blue. The stores will feature four outfits throughout the evening, each with a different theme, and Star 104.3’s morning team duo of Josh Michael and Sue Myers will serve as emcees and celebrity models. Attendees will receive goodie bags with items from each store and will also be able to register for door prizes.

“Together with the Doubletree and our retail partners, we are thrilled to be a part of this event benefitting such a great cause that affects so many courageous women fighting cancer,” stated Barrett Medulla, general manager of Brooks Brothers.

Thursday’s event is open to the public and the cost in $10, which includes a cocktail and heavy hor d’ oeuvres. DoubleTree Catering will provide the food, which will be an eclectic mix of East and West Coast creations to coincide with the fashion theme. An additional cash bar will be available featuring specialty martinis, beer and wine.

The event will be the first of several throughout the year hosted by the TreeHouse Lounge at the DoubleTree, a new unique social concept sprouted from conversations amongst the hotel operations, marketing and catering teams.

“We want to share what is unique to The Doubletree and Biltmore Village with our locals,” stated DoubleTree General Manager Robert Foster. “Reconnecting them with the Village and its amazing restaurants and shops has become a passion for me. Our Doubletree is locally owned like most of the shops and we have a team that is passionate about creating a memorable experience for every guest. The new TreeHouse Lounge will serve as a social outlet for our hotel, hosting unique events each quarter to showcase our property and our amazing food!”

About DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville-Biltmore (www.BiltmoreFarmsHotels.com)

The DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville-Biltmore, an Asheville-based Biltmore Farms Hotels property, is a full-service hotel located one block from The Biltmore Estate and within walking distance of the historic Biltmore Village’s quaint shopping and restaurant district. This 197-room, pet-friendly hotel offers guests a distinctive upscale ambience in a relaxing atmosphere, and a complimentary warm fresh-baked DoubleTree cookie upon arrival. Amenities include an indoor saline pool, complimentary high speed wireless Internet, an ultra-modern fitness facility and more. The property’s in-house catering, DoubleTree Catering, offers a variety of culinary and event options, ranging from small corporate meetings to full-scale weddings. The DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville Biltmore is a drop-off and pick up point for the Historic Asheville Trolley Tours and Gray Line Trolley Tours, and is only minutes from downtown Asheville, major interstates, the Blue Ridge Parkway and Asheville airport. For additional information, please visit www.BiltmoreFarmsHotels.com


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