Abbey Dalgleish, Me & Akahsha Edwards
Michaela Fitzgerald & Danielle Daquino
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.
Kristina Innemee & Bec Whitehead
Angela Walsh, Alana Mevissen & Mia Connor
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.
28 Black - Energy Drink Sponsor
VnC Cocktails - Spirit 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.

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
Kimberley Scott

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 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 hours beforehand).

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 morsels.

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.


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