Fashion for a worthy cause – The West Australian

A gaggle of Karratha residents and companies have joined forces to placed on the Frocks n Fashion for Famine occasion.

On Friday, June 16 on the Karratha Leisureplex, residents are inspired to get the ladies collectively for what's promised to be a stellar night time of style, meals, drinks and fundraising.

Proceeds from the occasion will go to UNICEF’s emergency enchantment to boost cash for the South Sudan youngsters’s meals disaster.

Chief organiser Candace Leech stated she was motivated to boost cash for the cause after studying a hyperlink posted on Fb by a good friend working in Africa which struck a chord.

“As a result of I’m a mum and infants weren’t even getting any meals, even from their mums, it affected me a lot,” she stated.

The South Sudan famine began earlier this 12 months after years of warfare and drought, inflicting instability within the nation.

It has been estimated to have affected virtually 5 million folks — virtually half of South Sudan’s inhabitants.

“I knew I couldn’t do something alone in order that’s once I received a group of individuals collectively and requested ‘What can we do’,” Ms Leech stated.

“Kresta (of Hola Fairly) had executed a style present earlier than beforehand … and it was fairly profitable so I assumed I needed to do one thing like that involving ladies.”

The occasion is open to women and men and can function a runway present displaying garments from native style boutiques Hola Fairly and Labels on Mortgage, and there can be meals by Empire 6714 and leisure by DJ Panda.

Hola Fairly is a web based boutique clothes retailer based by Karratha’s Kresta Scott, and it shares a vary of primarily Australian high quality labels, together with Asilio, Memento the Label, We Are Kindred, Mossman, and Imonni.

Labels on Mortgage, based by Tiffiny Turner, is a retail service permitting ladies to rent excessive-style clothes by Australian and worldwide labels for particular occasions.

Tickets to the occasion are $70 every, embrace a glass of champagne on arrival, and can be found from trybooking. com/PTKS.

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Fashion for a worthy cause - The West Australian