Desert Cancer Foundation presents Fashions for the Fight, an inaugural luncheon and fashion show taking place at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas in Rancho Mirage from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 15. The event will raise funds for cancer care for local residents.

The Masters of Ceremony are Bryan Gallo of NBC Palm Springs and local attorney, Eve Fromberg. Following a champagne reception, guests will enjoy a luncheon and fashion show spotlighting models who are cancer survivors, as well as models who will be walking the runway in honor of a loved one. Models will be dressed in the latest fashions from shops on El Paseo, including BG’s El Paseo, Grayse, El Paseo Jewelers, Lilly Pulitzer, and Brooks Brothers.

Silent and live auction items include exciting packages for Fashion Week El Paseo; gift certificates for beauty, spas, and shopping, as well as incredible dining, “stay-cation” experiences, and more. In addition, the exclusive jewelry sponsor of DCF, El Paseo Jewelers, is sponsoring a drawing to win a luxurious hand-designed 1.00ct 14k white gold, diamond pendant valued at $2,000.

Sponsors of the event include Contour Dermatology, D and R Insurance Consultants Inc.,


Desert Regional Comprehensive Cancer Center, Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center, NPG Asphalt, Sunshine Landscaping and others; in-kind sponsors include Alcorns Organic Hair Spa, El Paseo Jewelers and FG Creative Inc.

Tickets are $75 per person for general admission seating, and $125 per person for VIP tickets which includes premium seating and wine service. To purchase tickets or tables visit For sponsorship opportunities call (760) 773-6554.