We Shined & We Dined!

As many of you know, I was involved with the first ever Annual Shine & Dine a couple of weeks ago. I was incredibly honoured to be the official red-carpet interviewer on the night. It was a magical evening and everyone was shining bright and dressed to the nines. Despite the wet and windy weather, over 350 guests came together to raise funds and celebrate the amazing work of Make-A-Wish Australia.

I just thought I’d share some snaps and give a run down on how successful the night was. I was lucky enough to interview some amazing celebrities and high-profile guests including Melissa Hoyer, celebrity chef, Massimo Mele, The Voice’s Brittany Cairns & Fatai, Puberty Blue’s Sean Keenan and some amazing people and sponsors who not only gave up their time and efforts, but were there on the night, celebrating with everyone.

I would like to personally thank Seduce, who very kindly dressed me. I was flooded with compliments about my dress and was so happy to be representing an iconic Australian label. Many thanks to Sanctuary For Hair for my stunning up-do and finally Napoleon Perdis for my makeup.

To the part that makes my heart burst with excitement.. I am incredibly pleased to announce that we successfully managed to raise, $44,252ย on the night, with all proceeds going to Make-A-Wish Australia. As an organisation, they manage to touch the lives of so many seriously ill children, by granting wishes and providing them with memories that will stay with them for ever. I was even lucky enough to speak with some young people who had had their wishes granted. It was so incredibly touching and just made the night even more special for me.

To Sharon and her wonderful events team at Kouture Productions, congratulations on such a fabulous evening. You blew everyone away, exceeding everyones expectations! I am so excited for the Annual Shine & Dine 2014 – it’s going to be bigger and better!

In the mean time, make sure you guys get involved here – be a part of Make-A-Wish Australia and give a little!

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  • Reply Maddison March 20, 2014 at 10:18 pm

    Just wondering if you know what the name of your dress is? ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Reply Sophie April 5, 2014 at 1:36 pm

      Hi Maddison – it was the ‘Booka Shade’ Maxi by Seduce. Thanks ๐Ÿ™‚

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