Where To Wear September 2022: Combining Fashion, Fun, & Philanthropy in Kansas City

Kansas City's Style Guide: Pairing Jewelry with Fashion & Fun 

As summer fades into fall here in the metro area, many of us look forward to the cooling temperatures, opportunities to spend time outdoors, and chances to connect with friends and loved ones. There's no shortage of ways to give back - and have fun doing it - here in Kansas City this month. Let's take a look...

Sporty-Casual Activities & Jewelry Fashion

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Shop These Looks: 43mm Detrola Gummy Worm Watch | 18K Yellow Gold Diamond Double Halo Stud Earrings | 18K Yellow Gold Diamond Eye Charm Necklace What to Wear:  Sporty Casual Looks

 

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Thursday September 1st: Queens of the Diamond

7:30am at Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy in Kansas City, MO

Benefiting Royals Charities

“As a signature program of Royals Charities, The Kansas City Urban Youth Academy empowers Kansas City’s youth through baseball and softball, as well as academic and social opportunities, to be leaders of tomorrow.”

 

Saturday September 11th: 12th Annual Plaza 10K

7:30am at the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, MO

Benefiting Saint Luke’s Home Care & Hospice

“Saint Luke’s offers quality compassionate care at every level.”

Casual Activities & Jewelry Fashion

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Friday September 9th: Independence Police Foundation Golf Tournament

7:30am-4:00pm at Drumm Farm in Independence, MO

Benefiting the Independence Police Foundation

“The Independence Police Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization created by community stakeholders to support the City of Independence Police Department. We raise funding through private donations and grants for projects, programs, equipment and other needs to assist the department in protecting life, liberty and property within the City of Independence, Missouri.”

Saturday September 17th: Fall Feast

5:30pm at the Historic Rumley Building in Kansas City, MO

Benefiting The Farmer’s House

“The Farmer’s House mission is to empower youth and adults with developmental disabilities to pursue their best lives.”

Saturday September 24th: Dream Big Day

8-11:30am at Crown Center in Kansas City, MO

Benefiting Children’s Mercy Hospital

“Children’s Mercy Dream Big Day is a family-friendly celebration and 1-mile walk to rally our community around Children’s Mercy and raise funds to provide answers, hope and care to patients and their families!.”

Monday September 26th: KVC Kids Classic Golf Tournament

7:30am-6pm at Canyon Farms Golf Club in Lenexa, KS

Benefiting KVC Health Systems

“KVC Health Systems is committed to enriching and enhancing the lives of children and families by providing medical and behavioral healthcare, social services, and education.”

Thursday September 29th-Sunday October 2nd: Holiday Mart

Varied Hours at Bartle Hall in Kansas City, MO

Benefiting the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri

“The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.”

Dressy Casual Activities & Jewelry Fashion 

dressy_casual_jewelry_looks Shop These Looks:  43mm Aquaracer Professional Dive Watch | 22K Yellow Gold and Oxidized Sterling Silver Yin and Yang Collection Chill-Link Necklace | 24/14K Yellow Gold and Oxidized Sterling Silver Yin and Yang Collection Diamond Open Curb Link Bracelet | 18K Rose Gold Blackened Sterling Silver Rose World Collection Diamond Ear Cuff What to Wear: Dressy Casual Looks for Fall 

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Monday September 12th: Diaper Bowl II

6pm at The Happy Bottoms Warehouse in Kansas City, MO

Benefiting Happy Bottoms

“Happy Bottoms: To collaborate with community partners to empower, connect, and impact low income families by alleviating diaper need in the Kansas City community.” 

Thursday September 15th: KC Inspiration Breakfast

7:30am-9:00am at The Abbot in Kansas City, MO

Benefiting Halo

Halo partners with shelters and programs to positively impact the lives of children and youth impacted by homelessness. “When kids rediscover their value and embrace their potential, it puts them on a path to becoming contributing members of their community…”

Saturday September 17th: Library Lets Loose

6:30-10:00pm in Overland Park, KS

Benefiting the Johnson County Library

“The Johnson County Library Foundation’s mission is to build an endowment for the Library’s collection and secure support for lifelong learning programs offered at Johnson County Library.” 

Thursday September 22nd: Safe Home, Safe Child Awards

5:30-7:30pm at the Grand Street Cafe Plaza in Kansas City, MO

Benefiting Charlie’s House

“Charlie's House was established to prevent accidents and injuries to children in and around the home through increased safety awareness, public education, and the distribution of safety devices.”

Sunday September 25th: Under the Harvest Moon

5:30-9pm at Powell Gardens in Kingsville, MO

Benefiting Powell Gardens

“Your contribution to Under a Harvest Moon will support increased Garden activation and Powell Gardens’ experiences that integrate the arts and nature through partnerships with Kansas City cultural organizations.”

Thursday September 29th: Ability Luncheon

11:30am-1pm at the Sheraton Crown Center in Kansas City, MO

Benefiting Ability KC

Ability KC works to build a healthier, more diver, and inclusive Kansas City for all.

Cocktail Attire Events & Jewelry Fashion

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Shop These Looks: Agayev & Sons 40mm Bronze Case and Green Dial Watch | 18K White Gold Diamond and Emerald Inside Out Hoop Earrings | 18K White Gold Necklace with Emerald and Diamond Necklace | 18K Valani Atelier Diamond and Emerald Bracelet What to Wear:  Autumn Attire for Cocktail Events

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Thursday September 15th: A September to Remember

5:30-7:30pm at Bourgmont Winery in Bucyrus, KS

Benefiting The Alliance of Women for Alzheimer’s Research and Education

“We are AWARE - the women who are seeking information, the women who get involved to change the future. WE are the epicenter of the Alzheimer’s epidemic, and WE must be the epicenter of the solution. Join this dynamic group of women to educate each other and raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.”

Friday September 30th: A Night of Hope Cocktails for CASA

6-10pm at Pennway Place at Studio Dan Meiners in Kansas City, MO

Benefiting Jackson County CASA

“Since 1983, Jackson County CASA has been providing effective guardian ad litem services to children by recruiting, training, and supporting CASA Volunteer Advocates. Working as a team with CASA Case Supervisors and CASA Staff Attorneys, CASA Volunteers help children navigate the maze of child welfare and Family Court systems.”

Black Tie Events & Jewelry Styling 

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Shop These Looks: 18K Rose Gold Luce Collection Diamond Choker Necklace | 18K Rose Gold Giardini Segreti Collection Diamond Flower Earrings | RENDEZ-VOUS MOON SERENITY What to Wear: Black Tie Inspo

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Friday September 9th: 2nd Annual Speakeasy Gala

6pm-10pm at the Arterra Event Gallery in Lawrence, KS

Benefiting Stop Gap, Inc.

Stop Gap, Inc works to, “empower youth aging-out of foster care and other at-risk youth in attaining ownership of their lives by providing them with a foundation of life skills to transition from dependence to independence and compete in society.”.

 

Friday September 16th: The Super Ball Night of Independence Awards Gala

6pm at GEHA Stadium in Kansas City, MO

Benefiting The Whole Person

The “Super Ball Night of Independence Awards Gala is The Whole Person’s signature fundraiser which honors individuals and organizations that are working to further our mission to assist people with disabilities to live independently.”.

Saturday September 17th: Night at the Tower

At The WWI Museum in Kansas City, MO

Benefiting the WWI Museum and Liberty Memorial

The World War I Museum and Liberty Memorial offers education about The Great War through exhibits and programming dedicated to preserving history.

Saturday September 17th: Treads & Threads

6pm-12am between Kauffman & Arrowhead Stadiums in Kansas City, MO

Benefiting The University of Kansas Health System

“Treads & Threads is a part with a purpose. Since 2002, Treads & Threads sponsors, patrons, and guests have contributed more than $15.2 million to further expand and improve cancer care at The University of Kansas Cancer Center.”

Saturday September 17th: 70 Over 70 Awards Gala

5-9pm at Midland Theatre in Kansas City, MO

Benefiting KC Shepherds Center

“KC Shepherds Center supports, celebrates, and empowers older adults, fostering independence and connection in Greater Kansas City.”

Saturday September 24th: 50th Anniversary Celebration

7:30pm at the Loews Hotel in Kansas City, MO

Benefiting KC Care Health Center

“KC Care offers quality, affordable, integrated health services to everyone in the community with the promise of dignity and personalized care.”

Saturday September 24th: Gala for Hope

6pm at the Abbot in Kansas City, MO

Benefiting Cross Lines Community Outreach

“For 59 years, Cross-Lines has been a vital safety net for our community, providing crucial services to people affected by poverty in the areas of hunger relief, housing stabilization, and basic needs.”

Friday September 30th: Love Finds a Way

At the Loews Hotel in Kansas City, MO

Benefiting KC Pet Project

“The purpose of KC Pet Project is to provide sheltering and animal services to the community of Kansas City, MO by placing pets into homes with families, enhancing public safety through animal control services, being a resource to people and pets in our community, reuniting lost pets with their owners, establishing pet retention programs, providing humane education opportunities, and enriching the lives of pets and people in Kansas City to build up and support a more safe and humane Kansas City.”