Design + Wine: Presented by Amara Rugs
Thanks to presenting sponsor Amara Rugs, local designers Kate Lester, Kimberly Colletti and Sara Balough built out detailed vignettes that gave event attendees a taste of their design essence.
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https://youtu.be/NhRHnwJ1JKwSouthbay magazine opened up the doors of their HQ for their inaugural Design & Wine event. Thanks to presenting sponsor Amara Rugs, local designers Kate Lester, Kimberly Colletti and Sara Balough built out detailed vignettes that gave event attendees a taste of their design essence. Thanks to Barsha Wine & Spirits locals sipped on an vast array of wines.
The centerpiece of the evening was apanel discussion led by Southbay’sEditor Darren Elms which featured thethree designers as well as local architectAnthony Laney from Laney LA and Abeel Malik from Amara Rugs. One lucky guest won a custom coffee table from Andes International Inc and another won a contemporary accent chair from Room + Board.
Local boutiques includingThe Souk, Gum Tree, Maison Luxe and Yorktown/Tabula Rasahad popup shops for guests to enjoy. The Ripe Choice Catering brought their renowned chartcuterie A-game as well as food pairing forthe craft brews from Scholb Brewery. Special thanks to Choura and Penta for their continued partnership.
Event Photographer: JP Cordero of Shutterstyles
Vignette Photographer: Lauren Pressey
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