Spring Soiree Partners


June 25 at 6 p.m.  RESILIENCE & RELAXATION



 June 26 at 6 p.m. BEAUTY 


Danielle Paquin is a Metro Detroit based makeup artist with a background in beauty and skincare.  Danielle started her career at Neiman Marcus in 2006 an now runs her own bridal and beauty event business where she works in studio or travels on-site for her clients. Industry experience includes bridal makeup application, photo shoots for editorial or commercial use, professional photography, group makeup lessons, personal one on one consultations, and now virtual lessons.



June 27 at 6 p.m. ART


Laurie Tennent is an American photographer known for her distinctive, dramatic images. She is represented by galleries internationally. Laurie's studio is located in Birmingham, MI and features large scale limited edition prints and custom line of home and garden products, gifts, scarves, trays, book, & clothing. Finding a cause & cure for Alzheimer's is close to her heart.  Watching three generations of women succumb to Alzheimer's has been the tragedy of her inheritance.  Laurie's mother was an artist & gardener.  Her artwork is created from her mother's influence & in her memory.

 Nicole Jarecz is a fashion illustrator based in Detroit, MI. Nicole graduated from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan in 2010 with a BFA in Illustration. The real adventure began when she moved to Paris, France. She lived, worked and drank lots of French wine in Paris from 2010 to 2015. Nicole creates feminine pieces that are made with graphite, watercolor, ink, charcoal and colored pencil.  Nicole strives to find a balance between being playful and precise in her work by combining traditional and digital methods. Her work can be seen in publications and magazines all over the world as well as in private collections. Nicole is now working in Detroit as a freelance illustrator and is enjoying being a mama to her two little girls.


June 28 at 6 p.m.  CHEERS!  Cocktail Demonstration


Kathy Sullivan, Mixologist/Owner has been behind the bar at some of the finest establishments across the county. Most recently she was shaking up cocktails in her hometown of Birmingham, MI at the highly acclaimed Market North End before starting her own business.  Sidecar is a high-end. all-inclusive beverage catering service, specializing in boutique bartending. They also feature the Sidecar Pony Bar, a mobile bar in a vintage horse trailer, serving delicious cocktails and other refreshments. 


June 29 at 6 p.m.  FASHION & PRIZES



Have you ever wondered who is responsible for curating the merchandise assortment at your favorite retailer? Neiman Marcus buyer for Advanced Contemporary Women's Apparel, Lori Caplin, will share her inspiration for selecting her top pieces for this season based on the top trends and also on her own eclectic style.


 Don't forget to purchase "Chances to Win" & tune in as we pick our winners!


Grand Prize:

The Neiman Marcus "Day of Luxury Shoes"

Value: $3000

The winner and a guest will be treated to a make-up consultation with one of our resident NM beauty experts. After they have completed their beauty experience, they'll enjoy a leisurely gourmet lunch at the NM Café.  Following lunch, get ready for some Fashion 101!  The shopping experience will continue with a resident NM women's or men's shoe experts!  The winner will be able to update their shoe wardrobe with a $2,500.00 merchandise certificate to be used towards any women's or men's shoe purchase made during your appointment. This package can also be redeemed online and will ensure that you step out in style!

 Custom Fashion Illustrations by Nicole Jarecz

The winner of this prize will send a few inspiration photos of what you would like your illustration to look like to Nicole. This should include a photo of yourself. If you have a particular designer or clothing style in mind please let her know. I can draw you wearing anything you'd like. If you have a color palette in mind please do send that my way as well. I will be able to create an illustration of you and or one other person. Please note that I do not illustrate children. Your illustration will be on 9x12 paper. Upon completion we will work out delivery options.

HydraFacial facial by Dr. Steven E. Stein, M.D.

The winner of this prize will enjoy a relaxing facial experience  in the Troy, Mi offices of Dr. Steven Stein.  HydraFacial uses a unique, patented Vortex-Fusion delivery system to exfoliate, extract and hydrate skin, and, the spiral design delivers painless extractions. HydraFacials can be performed on all skin types, including very sensitive skin. What is unique about this treatment is that it is highly customizable.