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:: Spotlight :: 2012 iSelect Fashion+Aid

By: Carmine Pascuzzi

Melbourne’s fashion night of nights is back in 2012 and iSelect Fashion+Aid is promising to be an extravaganza of fashion, food and sophisticated diversions. Hosted by Lauryn Eagle and Laura Dundovic on September 15, at the stunning Crown Palladium Ballroom, iSelect Fashion+Aid will only feature Melbourne’s elite. This is the night where fashion and music collide with a stellar line up of Australia’s hottest performers and designers.

The face of iSelect Fashion+Aid 2012 is model Silvana Lovin, who is rapidly becoming in demand in the fashion industry. Just off the plane from her LA trip with Hollywood Immersive where she has made her first splash in the film and television industry. Silvana encompasses the style and poise that iSelect Fashion+Aid endorses, her beauty and grace make her the perfect face for this occasion.

Bursting back on the Australian music scene this year with her #13 ranked hit Do It Like That and role as guest mentor on The Voice, Ricki- Lee Coulter has proved why she is one of Australia’s leading superstars. Naturally she is performing at iSelect Fashion+Aid, showing the audience why she is so highly ranked in the industry.

After recovering from his dramatic Dancing with the Stars injury, singer Shannon Noll will light the iSelect Fashion+Aid stage to wow audiences with an acoustic performance.

Some of Australia’s most revered fashion designers will show off their latest collections. These esteemed designers are Pilot Athletic, Betty Tran, Seven Souls, Godwin Charli, Belluccio, Mossman, April Marie Swimwear. Local Melbourne boutique, Gusto and Elan, will showcase emerging designers Mina and Katusha, Ange Lang, Zhivago, Kathryn Beker and Olivia Marcheline Vintage Jewellery.

Pilot Athletic’s line will encompass chic sports fashion, proving that fashion and fitness can be a match made in heaven. While Betty Tran’s sophisticated line offers timeless pieces that embrace the Betty Tran class and grace seen throughout their entire collections.

Seven Souls dynamic line embraces a youthful look with obvious industry based wisdom. And Godwin Charli’s world class craftsmanship once again stands out in their new line; with a clean cut finish Goodwin Charli have produced their promise of beautiful clothing.

The exclusive Brunswick fashion boutique, Gusto and Elan feature unique and affordable fashion statements with an element of pizzazz in each piece.

Belluccio’s line is red-carpet ready, with vintage and Asian influences it has a sense of exclusivity and unicity that is Belluccio’s signature.

April Marie Swimwear offers a beautiful line of Australian made high quality Lycra swim suits, which are all artistically printed with breathtaking photographs.

When Free Energy Drink and Mossman join forces on the runway, guests can expect to see these two glamorous, fun and energetic brands inspire us all to stand out from the crowd.

iSelect Fashion+Aid proudly supports Lighthouse Foundation in their quest to assist young homeless people. In Australia, around 105,000 people are homeless on any given night. Approximately half of them are under 24 years of age. Lighthouse Foundation provides these youth who come from backgrounds of long term neglect and abuse with a home, a sense of family and around the clock therapeutic care. Through their Lighthouse experience, the young people heal, learn again to relate to others and rebuild their lives.

Be mesmerised by the most extravagant and theatrical runway show to hit Melbourne and purchase your ticket to iSelect Fashion+Aid, because it’s first in best dressed. Tickets are $250 per person, book online at http://www.fashionaid.com.au/tickets.html

When: Saturday September 15
Where: Crown Palladium Ballroom
Time: 7.00pm until late
Ticket includes: 3 course dinner and drinks

The extravagance and fun will continue at the after party at Baroq House.


For more information, visit

www.fashionaid.com.au