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STYLEAID is on once again, and we would like to invite you to connect at the number one black tie fashion fundraising event on the Perth social calendar.
Catching the attention of Perth’s style set and high profile community members, this premier fashion fundraiser showcases the best in local and international fashion. This year it will be held on Friday 9th August 2013 at Crown Perth in the Grand Ballroom and you can be a part of this important fundraising event.
The WA AIDS Council, a non-profit organization, will benefit from our most successful fundraiser. A talented line up on the catwalk, CONNECT STYLEAID 2013 will once again turn on the charm and allow its guests to be immersed in the amazing fashion design talent that is on offer.
750 guests will come together in the Crown Perth Grand Ballroom to regale with Champagne Canard Duchene, a specially designed three course dinner from the chefs from NOBU, Bistro Guillaume andModo Mio that will include Swings & Roundabouts wines, Ketel One vodka, Peroni Beer, live entertainment, the memorable STYLEAID gift bag and the evening will commence with the STYLEAID fashion parade featuring the first group show of the upcoming Spring/Summer 2013/14 collections of some of the top designers.
This year there will be special performances by the West Australian Ballet and the West Australian Opera to lift CONNECT STYLEAID 2013 to new heights.
In the fifteen years since Perth first celebrated STYLEAID, much needed funds have been raised to help the vital support programs dedicated to people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS through the work of the WA AIDS Council.
Evolving into a stepping stone for emerging talent, STYLEAID offers members of the community the opportunity to get involved. There are varied programs throughout the WA AIDS Council and areas of the event you can assist.
To become a part of the WA AIDS Council community or if you would like more information, visit us at www.waaids.com or phone (08) 9428 0000.
Join us for CONNECT STYLEAID 2013 by
securing your table of ten (10) or purchasing individual tickets for $275 each by contacting Mark Reid on (08) 9482 0014 or via email on firstname.lastname@example.org
This year STYLEAID is introducing the Peroni VIP experience and for more information on this very special part of STYLEAID please contact Mark directly on the number above for more details – the Peroni VIP experience will be unlike no other you have experienced in Perth before and promises surprises along the way!
Previous years have been a sell out, so be sure to get in quick for your chance to support the vital work of the WA AIDS Council and secure your tickets for the black tie fashion event of the year!
The Western Australian AIDS Council was formed in 1985, by a small group of people who were committed to the prevention of HIV infection and provide care and support to those people who were ill. Since then, the WA AIDS Council has grown considerably and now provides a diverse range of services for the entire Western Australian community more
Perth's premiere fashion fundraising event, STYLEAID is once again presenting the top black tie event of the year – come along and connect with the best spring/summer fashion for 2013/14!
Date / Friday 9th August 2013
Time / 7:00pm – 12:00am
Location / Grand Ballroom, Crown Perth
Dress / Black Tie (with a splash of red)
This year we have redesigned what it means to be a VIP at STYLEAID. You will attend a pre STYLEAID welcome function on the night of the event. To be held at LaVie Champagne Bar from 6pm - 7pm this will be your chance to mingle with other VIP's, our hosts for the evening and the STYLEAID committee and savour canapés, Champagne Canard Duchene, Peroni Beer and be escorted to walk the red carpet into the event. Twelve VIP tables of ten are available for purchase. Your VIP Experience includes premium front row seating, 3 course menu designed by the chefs of NOBU, Bistro Guillaume and Modo Mio, Champagne Canard Duchene, Johnny Walker Black Scotch, Ketel One Vodka, an exclusive VIP gift bag and entry in to the Peroni VIP after party.
The Black Tie Experience gives you all of the things you have come to know and love from STYLEAID. You will receive entry to the event for pre-dinner drinks from 7pm to be followed by the specially designed 3 course dining experience featuring a menu designed by the chefs of NOBU, Bistro Guillaume and Modo Mio, top class West Australian wines from Swings & Roundabouts Wines, Vodka from Ketel One, Peroni Beer and performances by the WA Opera and the WA Ballet. The night will be capped off with dancing and as you leave you will be presented with the special STYLEAID gift bag.
When booking your ticket(s), you will be given the option to specify where you would like to be seated, providing it hasn’t been sold prior to your booking. Secure your seats by simply purchasing tickets through this website.
Be sure to view the seating arrangement and then book your ticket(s) promptly to ensure you have a seat at Perth's fashion night of nights, supporting the WA AIDS Council.
For more information regarding tickets please contact Mark Reid directly on email@example.com or (08) 9482 0014.
01 Fashion Connect
A collaboration between iconic international designer, Kenneth Cole and actress Sarah Jessica Parker; this limited-edition snakeskin clutch with refractions of gold & black is the only one in the world autographed by Kenneth Cole himself, and was signed expressly in support of STYLEAID 2013. Supplied by Aveling Homes, the purse was originally launched at Mercedes Benz Fashion week to huge press and fanfare.
Donated by Aveling Homes Valued at $2500
02 Fashion Connect Take 2
Supplied expressly for STYLEAID 2013, and crafted in celebration of Wittner Shoes Centennial Anniversary these bespoke heels boast studded Swarovski crystals and will be crafted to fit one lucky auction winner. It is one of the limited edition pairs launched at Melbourne Fashion Week provided to select worthy charities in support of their fundraising.
Donated by Wittner Shoes Valued at $ 1000
03 Home ware Connect
Connecting with some new and delightful home wares and furniture from Star and Moss has never been easier. This voucher will allow you to choose from any of their wonderful selection of vases, cushions, lighting, artwork or furniture. This new boutique store offers a great range of special pieces that will connect with the most discerning home maker.
Donated by Star and Moss Valued at $2500
04 Artistic Connect
Denise Anderson’s style of painting can be best described as enigmatic, raw and unconstrained. Her decorative style of mark making through a contemporary abstracted delivery of exploring the human form or exploring her surroundings and the environment is unique to her own. With an artistic career that spans over 17 years. In 2005 she was invited to exhibit at Agora gallery New York and in 2010 was invited to exhibit at the Toronto International Art Expo. You can connect with Denise and her artistic style by bidding on the painting "An Extremely Beautiful Man".
Donated by Denise Anderson Valued at $3000
05 Indulgent Connect
Getting from home to Reading Cinema for a Gold Lounge experience has never been easier with this amazing prize from both Reading Cinemas and Limocoach. The lucky bidder will connect with 50 Gold Lounge tickets that can be used for one session or over a number of visits and you will arrive in style after a 2 hour trip in the only 30 seater Limocoach in Perth a truly memorable experience.
Donated by Reading Cinemas and Limocoach Valued at $3200
06 Connect with Fine Wines
Connect with some of the top wine makers in Western Australia with this prize of 16 dozen bottles of wine. With wines specially chosen and provided from Swings & Roundabouts, Clairault Wines, Vinaceous Wines, Wolf Blass Gold Label and Xanadu you will have enough wine to last the coming year.
Donated by Swings & Roundabouts, Clairault Wines, Vinaceous Wines, Wolf Blass Gold Label & Xanadu Valued at $ 4500
07 Extravagant Connect
Fine dining at the Butterworth with this specially designed auction prize will connect with even the most discerning diner. You and fifteen guests will enjoy a special event that has been specially created by the team at the Butterworth that begins with champagne and cocktails on arrival, with your own oyster shucker to be followed by a 5 course degustation menu and matched wines.
Donated by the Butterworth Valued at $4800
08 Artistic Vision Connect
Working primarily on canvas and linen, color dictates every brushstroke in the energetic oil paintings of West Australian artist, Waldemar Kolbusz. A splash of blue here, a neon jag there, it is as though he is some sort of magician, conjuring mystical hues from painters past to produce works that speak freely to modern audiences. In his employment of light, shape and texture, Kolbusz breathes vitality and fullness into each colorful creation, its thread of coherency evolving from viewer to viewer. Waldemar has created a piece especially for STYLEAID this year entitled "Tap Dance". It is 100cm x 100cm and is oil on canvas.
Donated by Waldemar Kolbusz Valued at $5900
09 Divine Jewellery Connect
You will look like a fashionista in this exquisitely hand crafted series of connecting rings from KORO Fine Australian Jewellery. The combination of four rings being able to connect to each other to form one piece. It represents the diversity of people coming together to support and celebrate STYLEAID. These bespoke hand made rings are made from 18ct white and rose gold, and feature black, white and champagne diamonds.
Donated by KORO Fine Australian Jewellery Valued at $10300
the connect styleaid committee
Each year STYLEAID is made possible by the work of a dedicated and hard working committee of community members who are leaders in design, lighting, staging, fashion and sponsorship. They come together to work with the STYLEAID Event Manager to ensure that the evening is one to remember long after the lights on the catwalk have dimmed and the last guest has made their way home.
Volunteers are an integral part of this event and each year over 300 people ensure that STYLEAID maintains it reputation as the number one black tie fashion fundraising event here in Perth.
This year the STYLEAID committee is made up of:
Since commencing in 1985, the WA AIDS Council has been integral to the development of programs designed to strengthen services in our community in the areas of education, prevention, care and support.
CONNECT STYLEAID 2013 is a fundraising initiative created by the WA AIDS Council and is vital to the success of the organisation. This event is coordinated by the Organisational Development Department together with a team of dedicated and hard working volunteers.
For more information please contact:
STYLEAID Event Manager
t (08) 9482 0014
m 0419 832 102
For all PR and media enquiries please contact:
t (08) 6262 9547
m 0424 277 211
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