|Abbey Dalgleish, Me & Akahsha Edwards|
After months of preparation, dedication and excitement all the hard work paid off on Wednesday night with the Official Launch party of Gold Coast Fashion Week at The Oracle Zen Garden.
|Michaela Fitzgerald & Danielle Daquino|
|Kristina Innemee & Bec Whitehead|
Free flowing drinks supplied by VnC Cocktails and delicious acai energy drinks from 28 Black were in abundance as were a sea of beauties and celebrities amongst the exclusive invitation only guest list.
|Angela Walsh, Alana Mevissen & Mia Connor|
|28 Black - Energy Drink Sponsor|
Sequins were the hot trend for the night as were sleek high top buns and rock star loose curls framing the faces of nude lips with the always sexy cat eye flicks.
|VnC Cocktails - Spirit Sponsor|
Having broken my big toe not two hours before the event, even hobbling around practically bare foot listening to the sounds of DJ Bure all set in a backdrop of the it was still so wonderful to be able to catching with old friends and meeting new ones.
|Robbie & Luke Pollock|
|DJ Bure on the decks in the Zen Garden at The Oracle Broadbeach|
|Lauren Spence, Amelia Jane & Abbey Dalgleish @ Runway Express Experience - Make Up Sponsor|
|Jessica Green & Friend|
|Leah Madden - White Sands Swimwear|
Thanks to the events fabulous make up sponsors Runway Express Experience, available throughout the evening was a Beauty Bar for complimentary make up and perfume touch ups - talk about a complete pampering!
All in all the evening was a great kick start for what is bound to be a star studded high profile event of fashion, fun and parties. Stay tuned for Day 1 of the Runway Shows.
A big thank you to City Chic for my beautiful dress, Runway Express Experience for my make up and NV Design Studio for my feather extensions.
Photos: Amelia Jane Photography
In the eyes of an Intern....by Akahsha Edwards
“Ahhh I’m late for work!” I wailed to my
neighbour as he stared in disbelief at my designer dress and sky-high heels…
Last night the Official Blogger team made our debut at
the Launch party for Gold Coast Fashion week at the Oracle Zen Garden. The
first major event on our fashion week hit list, we arrived with a whirlwind of
make up artists from Runway Express, the makeup sponsors for the event.
Like a deer in the headlights I stepped out
of the car right into the waiting lens of a media photographer… my first social
snap ever!! We were then ushered through the extravagant venue and up into the
Zen garden where all the action was set to happen.
At the entrance my nerves kicked in as a
bevy of beauties and celebrities swarmed around the media photographers and
cocktail bar. With a delicious cocktail in hand (Acai berry flavoured mmmmm) I
followed my boss - Publicist and Official Blogger Missy Robinson as she circled among the glamorous
leaders of the industry (looking fabulous despite acquiring a broken toe just
The venue was BEAUTIFUL… a stunning rooftop
garden fit to be filled with the gorgeous people spilling through the
doors. DJ Bure’s beats filled the space
and set the rhythm for a night of relaxed and sophisticated banter. Much to my
tastebud’s delight, tasty sweet potato falafels and mini meatballs were offered
to the svelte crowd, and I ducked from cameras as I gobbled the delicious
As the night wound down we suddenly found
ourselves in the last group of revellers, and left the venue to continue our
adventures into the night.
Labels: 28 Black, Gold Coast Fashion Week, Launch Party, Runway Express Experience, The Oracle, VnC Cocktails, White Sands, Zen Garde