On May 16, 2021 SheSociety were invited to the pre – event launch of the Ravishing Fashionistas Fashion Show. Dressed in their finest cocktail attire, fifty VIP guests, including Mr Hollywood in Oz – Damien Anthony Rossi, fashion doyenne Di Cant, fashion designer Bronwyn Smith from couture label The Irma J. Smith House of Fashion and lifestyle blogger and international model Curvy Sam, gathered in the Piano Bar at the Emporium Hotel for an evening of fashion, food, chatting , mingling and dancing. It was a fabulous event emceed by the glamorous events guru Liz Murrihy and hosted by founder and organiser of Ravishing Fashionistas, the stunning Upma Kite.
Ravishing Fashionistas was created by Upma and her team to help women embrace themselves confidently by breaking through stereotypes in the fashion industry. Upma herself is a published model and Mrs Australia Universal 2019 who well knows the struggles within the industry. Her goal was to create a space that encouraged women of all shapes, sizes, ages and backgrounds to embrace themselves in a positive way.
At the launch our host, Liz Murrihy, presented a small showcase of Ravishing Fashionista Models, providing a snippet of what guests can expect when their dedicated team of designers, creators, hair and make up artists and stylists gather to create a dynamic show on July 3rd 2021 at The Royal International Convention Centre. Following on from successful fashion runway shows in 2019 and 2020, the 2021 show promises to be better than ever.
Ravishing Fashionistas love to challenge themselves and aspire to deliver their guests an unforgettable experience. Local politicians, celebrities and influencers gather under one roof to witness the best of Brisbane’s models, fashion designers, jewellery creatives, stylists, hair and make up artists, photographers, social media influencers and fashionable guests. We spied some beautiful designs from local labels The Irma J.Smith House of Fashion and Anannasa in the preview.
The Ravishing Fashionistas Team are encouraging everyone to fight prejudice and advocate positive body image for all women.Their message to the community is to confidently embrace your beauty and body. They also give back to the community and this year are raising funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation and Dignifying Women.
If the fashion show is anywhere near as much fun as the launch event , I know guests are in for a fabulous time. Gather a group of your favourite fashionistas for your chance to frock up and view the latest fashion and styling from our amazing Brisbane fashion labels. The Fashion Show will run from 6 – 8pm on July 3rd, 2021. For tickets to the Ravishing Fashionistas Fashion Show head to www.ravishingfashionistas.com
Freelance writer, wife and mother of three sons, occasional supply teacher and aspiring romance author, Michelle Beesley can be most often found in a coffee shop chatting with friends or beside a rugby field cheering on her favourite teams.
Michelle is a prolific—albeit reluctant—traveller, keen walker, bookworm and yoga enthusiast who loves anything pink or sparkly (including champagne!).