DIFFA/Dallas presents House of DIFFA Extravaganza
House of DIFFA – Extravaganza will be an extraordinary experience that combines a unique twist of design, fashion and theatrics, all while raising funds for 27 North Texas AIDS Service Organizations. The elaborate evening includes a cocktail reception, live and silent auctions, and seated dinner, along with the opportunity to experience the renowned DIFFA/Dallas fashion spectacle. Expect the unexpected with this illustrious black-tie gala where all interpretations of Extravaganza are celebrated and encouraged through the guest’s ensemble for the evening.
This year's theme, House of DIFFA – Extravaganza is celebrating 30 years of inclusivity and uniting people with diverse backgrounds for one common goal; end the spread of HIV/AIDS. Paying tribute to the 1980s Houses that served as alternative families primarily consisting of gay, gender non-conforming and transgender youth, these houses provided safety and family to those who didn’t have one of their own.
Guests will experience a runway show featuring elaborate performances by celebrity guests and stylish looks from Traffic LA, and Forty Five Ten. This year, designers have not only donated jackets, but unique attire and accessories as well. The collection will be available for auction showcasing donations from well-known local and national designers including Veronica Beard, Badgley Mischka, Uncommon Man, DSquared, Alberta Ferretti, Andre Yabin, Don Morphy and many more. An exclusive after party will ensure the festivities continue well into the night.