Project Refuge


March 10, 2020

Watch a short video of the models strutting their fashions.

Click HERE for descriptions of the divine 23 designer creations

Check out the winners of the People's Choice Awards and Runway Judging.


In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, the “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society is hosting a fundraiser - Project Refuge - A Couture Fashion Show Using Trash. It culminates with a Twist Tie Optional Luncheon and Runway Show at The Sanctuary Clubhouse on Sanibel Island March 10, 2020, to benefit conservation efforts at J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge. 


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