St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco Presents

Discarded to Divine 2008

Recycled Fashions Auction and Catwalk Show

Sat Apr 26, 2008
Academy of Art University
7:00 PM
$45 - $90
City, Clothes and Accessories


Fashion show and auction of recycled fashions created by local fashion designers and students to benefit the St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco.

Join us for an evening of fashion, as local designers, fashion students from City College of San Francisco, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandise (FIDM), Academy of Art University and Gen Art Alumni Colleen Quen, Cari Borja, Sara Shepherd, Nice Collective and Verrieres & Sako have transformed donated clothing into stunning couture inspired by the permanent collection at the de Young Museum. All runway designs will be auctioned to raise money for the Vincentian Help Desk, a program that provides respectful, supportive access to free clothing, household items, and provides emergency food bags to San Francisco's homeless and working poor. The Desk will help over 11,000 individuals and 257 families this year.

More Info

415.977.1270 (Box Office)


  1. Academy of Art University
    601 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA