Queen of Hearts
Vintage Fashion Show and Afternoon Tea
Presented by The Dallas Woman’s Forum Fashion and Style Department
The Queen of Hearts Vintage Fashion Show and Afternoon Tea will be presented by the Dallas Woman’s Forum Fashion and Style Department on Saturday, February 13 the at the Alexander Mansion, located at 4607 Ross Avenue. Special Guest Presenter Steven Porterfield of the Antiques Roadshow will travel from his home base in Midland, Texas to narrate this unique style show. Tea begins at 12 noon and the Fashion Show at 1:30 pm. The afternoon will feature fashions from 1900’s to 1980’s, Silent auction and opportunities to purchase vintage items will be at 3 pm. Proceeds will benefit the restoration efforts of the Alexander Mansion by the Dallas Woman’s Forum.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, seating is limited to 80 attendees. Masks are required and social distancing will be observed.
Tickets at $70.00 per person. Reservations Required, tickets available for purchase in groups of 4, 5 or 6 https://dallaswomansforum.org/events/event/vintage-fashion-show-tea-2021/
Due to a limited number of tables because of social distancing requirements, reservations are only accepted in groups of four, five, or six guests. Please gather your party and purchase all tickets in one group. Tickets will be held at the door. Confirmation of purchase will be PayPal receipt delivered to your email address. Please make sure email address is correct upon check out. Check spam/junk email folder if a confirmation email is not in your inbox.
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Steven Porterfield – Special Guest Presenter
Driving more than 45,000 miles a year Steven Porterfield traverses the country in his quest for antique and vintage fashion and accessories. His current collection spans the decades of 1740 to 2000.
This spring begins his eleventh year appraising for The Antiques Roadshow.
Currently he is working on his second season of the series “Emily Dickinson”, a movie of the book, “Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grann and a pilot that is being produced of “A League of Their Own.”
On May 16th he will attend a red carpet event at The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in downtown La for the opening of “Outdoor Girl”. (He has worked on this exhibition with the curators of FIDM for 15 years.)
His year will culminate with the opening of his own fashion exhibition in Odessa Texas at the Ellen Noel Art Museum in Dec. “Two hundred Years of Brides.”
Menu for Afternoon Tea
The tea will be catered by Chocolate Angel. Special vegetarian or gluten-free menus will be provided only if requested at the time of making a reservation and at least four days before the date of the tea. Email to email@example.com
The menu will be: White Chocolate Cranberry Scones, Tea Sandwiches, Petite Quiche, Chicken Salad Tartlet, Ham & Gruyère Puff Pastry, Assorted Fruit, Assortment of Sweet Pastries along with Selected loose leaf tea paired with each course, including The Dallas Woman’s Forum’s signature tea, Caramel Almond Bliss.
Dallas Woman’s Forum
Proceeds will benefit the restoration efforts of the Alexander Mansion by the Dallas Woman’s Forum.
Rich in history and tradition, The Dallas Woman’s Forum was founded in 1906, two years after the Alexander Mansion was built. The Forum, which has been ensconced in this unique and priceless example of Dallas’ rich cultural history since 1930, is celebrating its second century of community service and historic preservation.
Contemporary in its mission and purpose, the organization’s heritage continues in its focus on the values of service, compassion, concern, knowledge, involvement, initiative, creativity, and courage. This foundation has made the Dallas Woman’s Forum a leader in the development of our city and endeavors to promote women’s leadership now, and in the future.
The Mission of the Dallas Woman’s Forum is to empower women and children through education and advocacy. The purpose of the woman’s forum shall be: the support of benevolent, charitable, educational undertakings, and preservation of an historical landmark.