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The Vogart Latin event in La Jolla later this month promises to blend fashion, art, food and cocktails while giving visibility to creators in the Latino community.

The event on Saturday, Oct. 21, at a local mansion is organized by a team that includes San Diego chef Flor Franco, marketer Rebecca Michan and fashion and style consultant Linda Waisbord.

Michan said Vogart Latin is designed to appeal to anyone who appreciates Latin culture, has a passion for fashion and art, is a food and wine lover or simply wants to be immersed in a sensory experience. She said the event supports emerging designers and artists from Mexico and gives them a platform to showcase their talents.

“We believe people in San Diego value Mexican culture and we want to provide them with the opportunity to get to know and shop from these amazing artists with designs that are not available anywhere else,” Michan said.

Waisbord said the event won’t be a traditional runway show, but fashion-lovers will be able to connect not only with the art and designs but, in many cases, with the creators themselves.

“For me, anyone who is looking to support and empower others is my kind of people,” Waisbord said. “We can all do so much with so little effort, and it all starts with simply showing up. We don’t always realize all the advantages and power we have here in the U.S., and we should be using this power to help everyone.”

On the culinary side, Franco said guests will be able to enjoy seafood

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