Soul Chic rocking the Runway for the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Week
It’s an evening of sumptuous theatrics with a fusion of entertainment, high fashion, art and appetising fine delights with an opening ballet performance choreographed by Ballet Theatre Australia accompanied by the opera talent and designer, Valentina Dobric. With the jazz and soul sound of ‘Soul Chic’, they enlightened us with their new original Song “A New Found Love in Me” and various other songs to compliment the elaborate runway show, featuring local designers and artists including Leiela, DIZINGOF, Envoy London, Andrea Agosta Designer Jewellery, Melissa Richards Millinery, Urbbana, Sleep Couture, Lana Volkov Shoes, My Macaron and more.
Special guests will include Fatai (The Voice), Angela Kennedy (MKR), Alyce Platt (Entertainer), and Jennifer Carreno (Film Producer). Celeste Billinge, who became a household name in the 80’s, will act as Auctioneer for items generously donated by event partners and sponsors to raise money for Kids Under Cover.
The iconic formal gown artisans Leiela present Art du Jour by Leiela – creative events celebrating the synergy between fashion and art. Art du Jour launched itself full speed into the fashion world with the L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival 2013 Cultural Program.
Collaborating with creatives to host public and corporate events, involving performers, artists, film-makers, boutique brands, local businesses and beauty professionals. Art du Jour is now a forward-thinking catalyst for generating work, inspiration, creation, innovation and a revitalisation of the notions of partnerships and integration.