Friday, January 20, 2012

The Dorian's Winter Ball is tomorrow!

Bit of a last minute posting, but if you reside in the fantastic Philadelphia area, do seriously consider a visit to Saturday's Winter Ball!  As succinctly put in their press release...

The Chill of winter is here , stay warm with us at Dorian's Parlor Winter Ball

Dress to the nines in Dandy, Steampunk, Neo-Victorian, Neo-Vintage, Black Tie, 18th Century, Victorian, ball gowns, and creative attire, and dance the night away.

Our MC is the one and only G.D Falksen

Premiering at Dorian’s Parlor for the first time haute couture fashion and accessory design house Head Kandi . Will tan·ta·lize you with aerial wonders of neo victorian dreams in
our fashion show.

Having you dance the night away like no other can we have for you DJ Kiltboy

Live music by the amazing Hopeful Machines

Dorian’s Parlor is a sensuous spectacle of vintage glamour shining in the heart of Philadelphia. Housed at the Doubtletree Hotel on the Avenue of the Arts, this event is a haven for artists, bohemians,
socialites and neo-vintage lovers of all stripes and inclinations. The gorgeous event space housing the party features both a grand ballroom and an outdoor patio for a mix of moods and climates.

Each month, Dorian’s Parlor will showcase the best in night life and artistic entertainment. In addition to inspired DJs, the Dorian’s Parlor events will feature live performances by bands, dancers and
countless other talented artists. Be ready to see gorgeous models draped in the finest garments of some of the foremost neo-vintage designers during the fashion shows. And like an exotic bazaar, Dorian’s Parlor will host vendors and craftspeople eager to sell their finest wares to the revelrous crowd.

The door to the parlor is open. Won’t you come in and stay a while?

This is an event worth the travel, as there will be nothing like it elsewhere. Dorian's Parlor is located at the beautiful Doubletree Hotel in Philadelphia right on the corner of Broad and Locust St., 3 blocks south of City Hall. Easily accessible from the Broad Street line and Septa Bus 27 and 32, and a short walk from Suburban Station.


$25 gets you admission, drink ticket, and Hors D'oeuvres

Color portrtaits with Hugh Casey
Have your photo taken with the classic 1900 back drop and by the skilled photographer Hugh Casey. But have them in color with a sharp pro camera lenses. Have the joy of having a free min photo shoot at our event and then latter being able to pick what photos you would like to own from the talented Hugh Casey web site . Document all that effort put in to looking your best with us with Hugh's incredible photography.

Grab bag of Tea
Also to add thanks you to Yogi Organic Tea ,Twinings Tea , Stash Tea , Teavana
and Lipton tea at the ticket table when you first come in, we will have a grab bag of tea. In the box will be many individually wrapped tea bags of many different tastes and types from
these companies for you free to take home with you and enjoy. Please, we ask that you only take one per guest as we would like everyone to be able to enjoy their tea on sunday morning. This will only be
available while supplies last.

At random our wonderful ticket booth staff will be giving out prizes and goodies from the following fantastic places:
Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine

Alas, I reside a bit further south, but if you have the opportunity, do take advantage!  For more details, please visit the associated Facebook website, at:

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