The Fall EnrichMINT Forum: A Passion for Fashion featuring Trina Turk

October 2012

Jodianne Johnson, Windy O'Connor and their "Mod Squad" are hosting a fabulous evening filled with creativity, fashion, and modern design.

Trina Turk 

Trina Turk is both inspired by, and represents the lifestyle of, California: optimistic, progressive, accessible, effortless, colorful, and confident. Her ready-to-wear, accessory, and home collections are influenced by her love of vintage apparel, jewelry, and accessories from the '60s and '70s, modernist and graphic arts, and mid-century modern architecture. Turk is widely known for her use of dynamic colors and signature prints, from bright florals to bold graphics to vintage inspired jacquards.

The Fall EnrichMINT Forum: A PAssion for Fashion 

The talented Ms. Turk will guide our members through her Mid-Century Modern Musings and its influence on her designs. Guests will experience an educational program and fashion show where the lines of art, architecture, design and fashion merge to reveal her creative brilliance. 

Live Auction 

After the fashion show, a live auction will feature a trip for two nights in a luxury one bedroom oceanfront villa at the Grace Bay Club in the Turks and Caicos.  The stunning resort is ranked as one of the Leading Hotels of the World.  The Anani Spa offers any treatment you can imagine along with a spa tent for ocean-front tretaments.  Activities include snorkeling and scuba-diving, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, tennis, golf and world class bone fishing and deep sea fishing. In addition to the trip, the winning bidder will also receive a $1,000 Trina Turk gift card to go towards an island wardrobe.  Airfare not included.  For more information, please see Value: $5,500.
A two night stay in a luxury one bedroom villa at the hippy-chic, and glamourous Parker Hotel. The mid-century modern boutique hotel was redesigned designed by ceramics and home furnishings guru Jonathan Adler. The 13 acre resort features 2 saltwater swimming pools, 3 fabulous restaurants, clay tennis courts, croquet, petanque, and a full service spa known as The Palm Springs Yacht Club.  The spa's cheeky manifesto reads, "We believe in inner beauty.  But, do what you can on the outside" and "We believe you are only young once...but you can be immature forever." In addition to the trip, the winning bidder will also receive a $1,000 Trina Turk shopping spree at her flagship Palm Springs boutique.  Airfare not included.  For more information, please see Value $4,000.

Trunk Show 

An exclusive Trina Turk trunk show will be held at the Duke Mansion on Monday, October 15th and Tuesday, October 16th from 10am-5pm.  The trunk show is complimentary and open to the public.  Trina Turk will make an appearance on Monday from Noon-2pm. Proceeds from the event will benefit The Mint Museum.

Additional Information 

Lecture and Fashion Show Tickets: $100 for Auxiliary Members $110 for Guests. To purchase tickets, please download the invitation and reply card by clicking here. For ticket availability, please contact Anne Poole at 704-376-2224 or
For press inquiries, please contact Communications Chair, Reid Simons at