The Country Friends’ 56th Annual Art of Fashion Runway Show takes place on Thursday, September 22, at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. Tickets to this exclusive event are $125 for entry to the show and $225 for entry and a delicious catered lunch. There are also many levels of sponsorship available. All the proceeds will benefit 28 different charities some of which are Rady Children’s Heart Institute, Helen Woodward Animal Center, Promises2Kids, and the Burn Institute. After the luncheon on the lawn, the runway show will highlight fashions from the 2011 Fall/Winter collections of renowned international designers including CH Carolina Herrera, Donna Karan, Emilio Pucci, MaxMara, Oscar de la Renta, Saks Fifth Avenue, Salvatore Ferragamo, St. John, TOD’S, and Versace. The benefit concludes with the “Apres Affaire” wine tasting. Don’t miss out on this exquisite event happening near your Rancho Santa Fe home. For more information about this event or to buy tickets, call (858) 756-1192, ext. 4, or visit the Country Friends’ website.