On Tuesday, October 22 at 6:30pm in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria, guests will gather for the 30th Annual Alzheimer’s Association Rita Hayworth Gala, chaired by Nicole Sexton and honoring individuals who are dedicated to fighting Alzheimer’s disease through their fundraising, care and volunteer efforts. Princess Yasmin Aga Khan began this event in honor of her mother, actress Rita Hayworth, who died as a result of Alzheimer’s. Under her leadership, over $60 million has been raised through the Rita Hayworth Galas. Over 700 glamorous guest will sip, dine and dance and treated to a live performance from Grammy Award Winning artist Diana Krall.
For what to wear to such a star studded evening, we were inspired by the incomparable Rita Hayworth, and her captivating talent and timeless beauty, that, to this day, defines Hollywood Glamor. Her grace and elegance inspired this stunning look from SAKS.com where we found a dazzling Badgley Mischka Embellished Strapless Silk Chiffon Dress $1080. To continue the “black and bling,” we added a pair of Alexis Bittar Lucite & Crystal Lattice Cap Drop Earrings $275. And no star would be without a little fur, like Glamourpuss Oblong Fur Scarf $545. Dolce & Gabbana Sequined Mini Chain Bag $695 is the perfect bag to compliment our elegant ensembleand the simple but stunning Manolo Blahnik Chaos Holo Metallic Leather Ankle-Strap Sandals $725 are simple divine. Remember when you click through our site to shop, 10% of our commission is donated to our Charity of the Month.