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Change Your Clothes - Change a Life
Sip on a glass of bubbles, get styling tips from some of Brisbane's top fashionistas and enjoy fashion parades showcasing the stunning outfits available for purchase. This promises to be a glamorous evening with over 1500 new and pre-loved designer clothes, shoes, bags and accessories for sale at outlet prices. Every outfit you buy helps support people seeking employment in South-East Queensland.
Illustration by Pauline Benjes
VIP PACKAGE $80 (FROM 5PM) VIP Package includes:
1 hour of drinks and canapes.
Early access to designer sale racks.
Demonstrations from special guests.
Fashion Weekly to show you the latest spring/summer fashion.
Cathy Carew, the Closet Minimalist, on "discovering the look you love".
A cash bar will also be available for those who wish to purchase drinks. The event's M.C. is Rebecca Levingston. You may have heard her on ABC Radio Brisbane's Weekends which she hosts.
Bubbles and Beauties 2016 In 2016, Bubbles and Beauties was a big success with hundreds of tickets sold and much-needed funds raised. Last year's bargains included:
Miu Miu shoes for $80
Coach bags for $50
Marchesa dress for $60.
So don't miss out on the great bargains this year.
Bubbles and Beauties 2016 (organiser's website)
What is Suited to Success? Suited to Success is a not-for-profit organisation started in 2008 to help people from all walks of life gain employment. Since then, they have assisted thousands of people to attain meaningful and lasting employment. The Patron is His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey A.C., who was appointed the 26th Governor of Queensland in 2014. He assists in enhancing their profile within the community and providing access to the Governor's support and advice. The Governor provides active support in a range of different ways, involving advocacy, awareness raising, hosting events and attending selected key events.
Suited to Success participates in the Open Days at Government House to raise awareness of its programs. Suited to Success also manages the global women's not-for-profit organisation Dress for Success® Brisbane. If you are interested in "helping people overcome barriers to employment" you can attend events like Bubbles and Beauties, recycle your clothing, make a donation or become a volunteer. Contact Suited to Success.
So grab your bestie, gal pals, sisters, mum, nana, and daughters and make a night of it. You're bound to bag big bargains. You'll not only look good, you'll feel good by helping others. Win-win.