CHARITY LEAGUE FASHION SHOW

 Tricia Jetton, Fashion Show and Silent Auction Chair, left, with Elizabeth Phillips, president of Charity League of Charlotte.  Photos by Daniel Coston

Tricia Jetton, Fashion Show and Silent Auction Chair, left, with Elizabeth Phillips, president of Charity League of Charlotte. Photos by Daniel Coston

The Charity League's 30th Annual Fashion Show and Silent Auction Luncheon at Carmel Country Club started on a perfect note: Quail Hollow Middle School String Quartet performed as guests mingled and viewed the hundreds of items up for bid. All proceeds from the event benefit Charity League, a historic nonprofit founded in Charlotte in 1921 to address the needs of area children. Details: www.charityleagueofcharlotte.org

During the luncheon, the Quail Hollow Middle School Chorus sang and WBTV anchor Molly Grantham emceed the fashion show. Perry's Fine, Antique & Estate Jewelry was among the businesses supporting the event and Diamonds Direct donated a gorgeous piece of jewelry for the raffle prize. 

 WBTV anchor Molly Grantham was emcee of the fashion show. 

WBTV anchor Molly Grantham was emcee of the fashion show. 

Models showed off clothes from Chico's at StoneCrest and adorable children's fashions from Matilda Jane. Tammy Schumacher and her stylists at Carmen! Carmen! salon at Belk at SouthPark mall did the hair and the makeup was from Laura Mercier. 

 All the models gather after walking the runway. 

All the models gather after walking the runway. 

The adult models were friends or family members of Charity League members including Marshalle Peay, president of the Pine Valley community where Charity League operates a library and reading program for the neighborhood's children.

Some of the children from the library walked the runway along with children and grandchildren of Charity League members.