Housing Works Fourth Annual Design on a Dime Event

Kathryn is a HUGE fan of Housing Works Thrift Shop and if you happen to be in the New York area next week, you MUST attend this event, especially if you’re interesting in celeb sightseeing

WHAT: Housing Works’ fourth-annual Design on a Dime presented by Real Simple magazine. Thirty of the world’s leading interior designers create breathtaking one-of-a-kind room vignettes featuring donated high-end brand-new merchandise. The contents of the vignettes are then sold at an incredible 50 to 80 percent off retail prices at an exclusive VIP preview benefit and a two-day open-to-the-public sale. This year’s Design on a Dime is co-chaired by actress Maggie Gyllenhaal. Participating designers include Sills Huniford, Thom Filicia, Charlotte Moss and Jamie Drake. Some amazing Design on a Dime deals:

  * B&B Italia wool sofa, $495 (retail: $4,999)
  * Knoll chrome barstools, $225 each (retail: $889)
  * Charlotte Moss turquoise table and chairs, $103 (retail: $247)
  * Bernhardt white leather club chair, $175 (retail: $500)
  * Verner Panton blue linen and chrome chair, $350 (retail: $2,500)
  * ‘70s chrome floor lamp, $750 (retail: $1,750)

BENEFITING: Housing Works, the nation’s largest community-based AIDS service organization, which provides lifesaving services