Sal Lauretta for Men and Bottagra Restaurant to Host 5th Annual “BEHIND THE SEAMS” Fashion Show to Benefit Eva’s Village

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Eva’s Village, a Paterson, NJ anti-poverty nonprofit partners with local businesses to raise funds for its fifteen integrated programs to assist those in need.

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Ralph Lauretta, Carlo Carbonaro and Robert Vicari

Sal Lauretta for Men, one of the area’s most exclusive shops for menswear and custom tailoring, will be partnering with Bottagra Restaurant to host the 5th Annual “Behind the Seams” fashion show to benefit Eva’s Village, a non-profit comprehensive social service organization located in Paterson, NJ. The exclusive fashion show will present The Robert Graham collection (currently available at Sal Lauretta’s) and Hartly Fashions will be featured. The event will be held on May 19th from 5:30-10:00 p.m. at Bottagra Restaurant, located at 80 Wagaraw Road in Hawthorne.

This event will help support the many anti-poverty programs at Eva’s Village, whose mission is to feed the hungry, shelter the homeless, treat the addicted, and provide medical care to the poor with respect for the human dignity of each individual.

“This marks our fifth year hosting the Behind the Seams fashion show, to benefit the programs at Eva’s Village, and each year the event grows beyond our expectations. It is much like the Bryant Park Fashion Week in NYC, complete with outdoor tent area, DJ, fashion kiosks, fine fare, cocktails and swag bags,” said Ralph Lauretta, owner of Sal Lauretta for Men. Tables of ten and individual tickets are available. The evening includes cocktails, a family style dinner, inside Bottagra Restaurant, followed by a runway Fashion Show.

For information and to make reservations, call Joe Mazza at 973-523-6220 ext. 235.

About Sal Lauretta for Men:
For over three decades, Sal Lauretta for Men has provided discerning men with the finest men’s fashions and custom tailored suits. In addition to made-to-measure items and formal wear, the shop is also home to some of the biggest names in men’s classic and contemporary designer fashion such as Hugo Boss, Canali and Hickey Freeman, and recently opened a Boys’ department. Sal Lauretta for Men is located at 621 Godwin Avenue in Midland Park, New Jersey. For more information, call (201) 444-1666.

About Bottagra:
Named for a fish roe used in Italian cooking, Bottagra brings a modern Mediterranean flair to traditional Italian fare. Chef-Owners Carlo Carbonaro and Robert Vicari have fused their extensive restaurant experience to offer a variety of dishes that hail both the northern and southern regions of Italy. Bottagra’s menu features fresh and flavorful items, as well as an extensive wine list. Bottagra is located at 80 Wagaraw Road in Hawthorne, New Jersey. For more information, call (973) 423-4433.

About Eva’s Village:
Founded by Msgr. Vincent E. Puma in 1982 as a response to the poor and homeless in Paterson, NJ, Eva’s Village is a non-profit comprehensive social service organization. Through more than three decades of service, Eva’s Village has established a unique record in facing community challenges and changing the lives of the hungry, homeless and addicted. It has grown from a simple soup kitchen to become the most respected anti-poverty program in New Jersey. Eva’s Village now includes fifteen integrated programs housed in numerous buildings spanning several city blocks in Downtown Paterson.

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