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Thursday June 7th, from 5PM-9PM Barkley Village Green, will become New York fashion week -  WITH A PURPOSE! Lydia Place, along with event partners Whatcom County Association of Realtors, Barkley Village, Labels Consignment and Wise Buys Thrift Store present Handbags for Housing,  Bellingham’s largest ladies (gentlemen welcome) night, fashion show extravaganza and handbag exchange. Hundreds of handbags, a beauty bar, cocktail and wine vendors, along with local boutiques and retailers all come together under one (tented) roof, to showcase the sheer power of local fashion and philanthropy. Tickets go on sale April 1st on this website, with all proceeds benefitting Lydia Place services working to break the cycle of homelessness for this generation and the next. 

psst! This years' runway theme is Alice in Wonderland & Mad Hatter!

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