The Taste of Cultures fundraising event was a spectacular evening of food, fun and fashion!

Hosted by the Multi-Ethnic Education and Economic Development Center (an affiliate of the Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce).

Guests sipped cocktails and sampled nibbles from various ethnic cultures. The silent auction featured a fantastic array of items and services including; Gift certificates for hotels restaurants and spa services as well as home decor items, original art, jewelry chef services. And the fashion show, featuring Silk Threads and Jonathan Truong, ended the event with beautiful, bold and exciting collections from both designers.

Husband and wife duo. Raj and Ruby Bhandari of Silk Threads.

(Left) Tie-dye georgette zip front dress with asymmetrical hemline and 3/4 length sleeves;
(Center) Lace sheath with gold leaf embroidery, high neckline and attached draped shawl;
(Right) Red kaftan dress, softly draped with gold neckline embroidery.
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(Left) Elegant ballgown in a vibrant shade of orange with black lace applique and inserts;
(Center) Red knit gown with gold lace and embroidery accents;
(Right) Show finale, ivory bridal gown with rhinestone and pearl hand embroidery.
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MEED Center provides services to over 300 individuals representing various minority groups of Dallas including refugees and new immigrants.

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