Donna Karan and Kelly Ripa to Host Ovarian Cancer Research Fund's Super Saturday NY
WORLD FAMOUS DESIGNER GARAGE SALE SPONSORED BY QVC SATURDAY, JULY 25TH IN WATER MILL, NY
NEW YORK, N.Y. – July 7, 2015 – Donna Karan and Kelly Ripa will host Ovarian Cancer Research Fund’s (OCRF) 18th annual Super Saturday NY, sponsored by QVC. Super Saturday NY will take place on Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Nova’s Ark Project in Water Mill, New York from 1:00PM – 6:00PM with a special preview hour beginning at noon.
Super Saturday NY is OCRF’s fun-filled, family-oriented daylong fundraiser, complete with a one-of-akind designer garage sale, kids’ carnival and activities, a luxury raffle and gourmet treats. Once dubbed “the Rolls-Royce of garage sales” by The New York Times, the most anticipated element of Super Saturday is the fashion garage sale, featuring discounted merchandise from nearly 150 prominent participants including: Donna Karan, Diane von Furstenberg, Ralph Lauren, Vince, Alexis Bittar, Bonpoint, Henri Bendel, Milly, Theory, Elie Tahari, alice + olivia, Scoop NYC, Vilebrequin, Kiehl’s Since 1851, L’AGENCE, Shoshanna and Zimmerman. For the eighth consecutive year, the “Designers A to Zoe” booth by Rachel Zoe will feature a compilation of pieces from her favorite luxury designers including DSQUARED2, Giambattista Valli, Prabal Gurung, Jenni Kayne, Calvin Klein and Stella McCartney Kids.
OCRF and QVC are uniting once again for “QVC Presents Super Saturday LIVE,” a live, on-site broadcast from 2:00PM-4:00PM EST, offering viewers nationwide the chance to purchase premier fashion, beauty, jewelry, accessories and home items for half the suggested retail price, benefitting OCRF. To date, “QVC Presents Super Saturday LIVE” has delivered more than $8.9 million to OCRF. For more information on “QVC Presents Super Saturday LIVE,” please visit QVC.com/SuperSaturday.
In addition to shopping luxury brands at deep discounts for a great cause, OCRF’s Super Saturday NY attendees will enjoy an afternoon of activities and indulgences. Guests will love PRIV’s Braid Bar for a fresh summer hairstyle and enjoy psychic readings with Betsy Wahmann. Attendees can stop by the DKNY Psychedelic Photobooth and snap a picture in their newest garage sale scores in the playful photobooth by The Bosco.
New this year, guests can enjoy Alex and Ani Charity By Design manicures, beauty touch-ups by Tre’StiQue and dream interpretations by Casper. They can also make floral crowns with B Floral and take a break in Brancott Estate’s Flight Song wine bar and massage parlor. Lastly, guests can take TheRealReal luxury design challenge “Is It Real or Is It Faux?” to win credit on the luxury resale site TheRealReal.com.
There will be an on-site luxury raffle with prizes from designers including Charlotte Olympia, David Webb, Lorraine Schwartz, Pologeorgis Furs, Seaman Schepps and Vhernier, and experiences donated by Flywheel Sports, Soho Grand Hotel and The New York Football Giants, among others. Additionally, OCRF’s Super Saturday Online Auction begins July 13th with amazing one-of-akind VIP experiences, priceless set visits and luxury packages from brands including Baume & Mercier, Chloe and Isabella Rose Taylor. Bidding will take place at www.charitybuzz.com/supersaturday.
For children at OCRF’s Super Saturday NY, there will be rides, games and arts & crafts galore. Returning to Super Saturday, Stitched Fashion Camp will give kids the chance to tap into their inner designer. Parsons Professor/Fashion Designer, Rob Younkers and Yahoo Fashion Editor-in-Chief and Executive Creative Officer, Joe Zee will work with children sketching, designing and styling oneof-a-kind t-shirts. Over at Camp Divalysscious kids can enjoy arts & crafts all day, special performances from Wendy The Pipe Cleaner Lady, Bella face painting, glitter tattoos, magic shows, tote bag decorating, and dress up and tiara decorating with Red Carpet Kids. Kids can also scoot over to Micro Kickboard to test their skills on the Micro Lane, a fun obstacle course using the highestrated scooters for children, or visit Space East to play the hottest video games available on the planet in the arcade mecca. The young ones can also check out some new Hasbro games, like Twister Moves, Scrabble Twist and Pie Face, in their fun and interactive tent.
The day will also include a buffet lunch and tray-passed service from FIJI Water, as well as snacks and refreshments provided by Kenwood Vineyards & Mumm Napa, Honeydrop, Hampton Coffee Company Espresso Bars & Café, Titan Tea, Ruby Rockets, Mamma Chia, Viki’s Granola and popchips, among others.
OCRF’s Super Saturday NY was created in 1998 by Donna Karan and the late Liz Tilberis, beloved Editor-In-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar and President of OCRF. Donna Karan has sponsored and hosted the event since its founding, and Kelly Ripa has been a co-host since 2004. Beginning in 2007, sponsor QVC has broadcasted live at the event.
In 2014, OCRF’s Super Saturday NY and “QVC Presents Super Saturday LIVE” raised over $3.5 million for Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.
Ticket prices for OCRF’s Super Saturday NY are $450 (regular), $650 (preview) and $850 (VIP preview) for adults and $150 for kids ages 5-16 (kids under 5 are admitted free). The preview ticket includes access to an exclusive shopping hour from 12:00PM – 1:00PM and a Gift Bag. In addition to the preview ticket benefits, the VIP preview ticket includes VIP tent access and VIP concierge services. Tables and sponsor packages are also available beginning at $2,500.