The Cottage Shop to Host “Vintage Vault Night” Benefiting The Women’s Home



Houston, TX - March 14, 2016

Vintage is in vogue! As seen in the spring collections on the high fashion runways of Milan, Paris and New York, as well as, the acclaimed award-winning television series “Mad Men,” vintage has made a huge comeback.

Now, The Cottage Shop is bringing vintage to Houston! For one night only, the resale shop is opening its vault of vintage treasures for a spectacular night of shopping, and it's all to support The Women's Home’s mission of empowering women in need.

Vintage styling experts will be on hand to assist shoppers find and create retro looks from the Cottage Shop’s vault of vintage clothing, jewelry and accessories.

The event takes place April 7 from 6 p.m to 8 p.m. at 811 Westheimer Road and is free and open to the public.

Shoppers will enjoy vinyl music selections by DJ Gracie Chavez and retro refreshments courtesy of Etta’s Little Kitchen and Topo Chico.

SPECIAL THANKS to Event Partners and Supporters as of 3/24/16:


Al E.Cat (President of Benefit Betties/ Miss Houston Vintage 2012)


Dawn Ohlsson Bell (Coronation Vintage)
Alice Berry (Ms. Houston Vintage)
Diana Candida (Houston Vintage)
Zoe Jackson-Jarra (Haute Mother/Fashion Plate)
Heather Petrey (LA Fashion Snob)
Omar Lisandro (STRUT)
Maria Martinez (Houston Vintage)
Sam VanBibber (Wear It Again Sam)


Roxxs Fisher
Nicole Kestenbaum
Nicole Ali Langham
Stella Marie Manalo
Connie McAllister
Selven O’Keef Jarmon
Madeline Peña
Vickie Snow
Tina Zulu

Benefit Betties
Alice Berry (Ms. Houston Vintage 2015)
Holly Beretto
Marie Dang
Yana Gilbuena
Nicole Ali Langham
Karla Modesto
Asli Omar (Tontons)
Heather Petrey
David Rangel
Monique McGill-Walker
Darenda Weaver

Faith Haller
Lydia Lutz
Charlotte Modesto

The Women’s Home was established in Houston in 1957, built around our mission to help women in crisis regain their self-esteem and dignity and empower them to return to society as productive individuals. Our programs are targeted to women in the Houston area who are homeless or on the verge of homelessness, with many residents suffering from addiction or mental illness, or both. With nearly 60 years of service, we have helped countless women through our long-term residential treatment program in Montrose and our permanent supportive housing program in Spring Branch. All of our programming is directed by our comprehensive and effective WholeLife® model of care which helps our clients achieve holistic wellness in six areas: emotional, financial, physical, social, spiritual and vocational Both programs offer a solution to women who seek a safe, sober and drug-free community where they can recognize and reach their unique potential for success.

The Women's Home is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization; all gifts are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. FEIN #74-1467811

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