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Judith Leiber Collection

March 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Raffles, Lunch & Presentation 

Amy Phillips presents a remarkable collection of Judith Leiber Purses.

Due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control this event has been cancelled.


March 21st – Saturday – 10am-Noon – Amy Phillips unveils an exclusive collection of Judith Leiber purses

This is a SSHS Museum Fundraiser 

Limited Seating – Reservations Required

Ms. Phillips will talk about Judith Leiber’s life and her ascent to the top of the fashion industry. Born in Hungary, Judith began her career as a trainee at a handbag company.  She was the first woman graduated to master craftswoman, becoming the first woman to join the Hungarian Handbag Guild in Budapest. Being of Jewish heritage and living in Budapest, Judith endured the horror of Nazi persecution throughout World War II. Leiber, who immigrated to the United States in 1947, founded her own business in 1963.  She is known for her crystal minaudieres – evening purses made of a metal shell often encrusted with Swarovski crystals, plated with silver or gold and in various forms, such as baby pigs, slices of watermelon, cupcakes, peacocks, penguins and snakes. Sold at exclusive boutiques around the world, her purses may cost up to several thousand dollars and have become a status symbol for many women including many American First Ladies.

Raffle Fundraiser!

The following will be raffled off at the event:

  • An Autographed copy of the book “The Artful Handbag”
  • An original Judith Leiber purse!

The first raffle will be the autographed book and the purse will be drawn second. All remaining tickets after the book drawing will be used in the purse drawing. You DO NOT need to be present to win! The winner, if not present at the event drawing, will be notified by phone and/or e-mail provided at time of purchase.

Ticket only packages will be:

  • Individual Raffle ticket – $10.00
  • 3 raffle tickets – $20.00
  • 20 raffle tickets – $100.00

Lunch will be:  Croissant Sandwich, Fresh Cut Fruit Bowl, Sweet Kale Chopped Salad with Poppy-seed Dressing, Organic Mediterranean Salad, All Natural Potato Salad,  All American Triple Layer Chocolate Cake. Beverages provided by Lifeboat Coffee, North Mountain Brewery, & CostCo

 Advance Presentation Packages available:

Desert Mission Package – $40.00 ($50.00 Value) (Presentation Reservation, Lunch, and 1 raffle ticket)

Viking Package – $80.00 ($100.00 Value) (Presentation Reservation, Lunch, and 9 raffle tickets)

Lincoln Package – $120.00 ($250.00 Value) (Presentation Reservation, Lunch, and 21 raffle tickets)


Reserve your seat now!

Reserve Presentation Seat and Package

Buy Tickets for Raffle Only


March 21, 2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Sunnyslope Historical Society
(602) 331-3150
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Sunnyslope Historical Society
737 E. Hatcher Road
Phoenix,Arizona85020United States
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(602) 331-3150
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