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Tips from stylists make you a catwalk contestant @ op shop
Op-shops are nearly as common as your major retailers with one or two in your suburb. The shops give the everyday citizen a chance to be sustainable by giving unwanted, outdated clothing and other household items to a charity to be recycled into the community. If money is tight or you cannot find what you are after elsewhere, op shops have plenty of variety from formal gowns, wedding attire, office dress and casual wear; there is something for everyone.

Recycled, Sustainability, Girls Night Out, Western Australia, Shopping, Win Stuff, Cockburn Central, Near Perth, Learn Something
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In support of ALYA Inc, the Rotary Elizabeth Quay (REQ) is presenting a charity fundraiser, cocktail-style fashion mini catwalk event to promote op-shopping and clothing donations. Ninety percent of proceeds raised will support the AYLA Inc Charitable Programs with the remainder being retained by REQ for club operations.

AYLA Inc's vision is simply changing minds, changing lives. With a mission of empowering people to overcome hardships and reach their full potential to become the person they wish to be, AYLA helps with building trust-based alliances between individuals and stakeholders as well as providing emergency food support, mental health support, emergency housing and education programmes.

This fundraising event will commence at 5.00pm at the AYLA Op-shop, 10 McKinnon Street, Cockburn Central and conclude at 8.30pm. Commencing with a pre-show drink and canapes, the show will feature two fifteen-minute segments with models wearing recycled fashion and stylists discussing how to buy and style your recycled wear. This event concludes at 8.30pm.

Recycled, Sustainability, Girls Night Out, Western Australia, Shopping, Win Stuff, Cockburn Central, Near Perth, Learn Something
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Commencing with a pre-show drink and canapes, the Runway Show will start, which includes two fifteen-minute segments featuring models wearing recycled fashion. Stylists will give you tips on how to purchase and style your new recycled fashion. It is then your turn to go shopping and put together your recycled fashion outfits. Enjoy the guest photoshoots of your fashion finds, which will be a professional keepsake to take home.

Prizes will be won for the Guest Catwalk Game, where you can show off your new style. As well there will be silent live auctions, a raffle and entertainment. This is definitely a night for the girls or mothers and daughters, however, the event is catered for children ages 15 and over only, no minors. Any children under the age of eighteen must be accompanied and supervised by a guardian or parent. The Rotary Club of Elizabeth Quay Inc, AYLA Inc, and volunteers are not responsible for supervising children at this event.

Recycled, Sustainability, Girls Night Out, Western Australia, Shopping, Win Stuff, Cockburn Central, Near Perth, Learn Something
Photo courtesy of Catwalk Opshop Collection


Catering

Please note The Rotary Club of Elizabeth Quay Inc is unable to accommodate guests with food allergies such as gluten, nuts etc or guests who have therapeutic diets such as diabetic, cardiac, renal etc. If this is your issue, you may feel you do not wish to attend or will not eat anything on the night.

Photography & Videography Release Disclaimer

By attending this event, you hereby consent to your likeness being used, without compensation, in photographs and videos for exploitation in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter devised, for eternity and you release the Rotary Club of Elizabeth Quay Inc, its successors, agents, officers and licensees from any liability whatsoever of any nature. Please do not attend this event if you do not wish to be subject to the foregoing.

For more information and bookings please call 08 9414 7286.
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Why? Learn how to use stylish techniques for recycled fashion
When: Saturday 17th April 2021
Phone: 08 9414 7286
Where: AYLA Opshop 10 McKinnon Street, Cockburn Central, WA
Cost: Free, must book
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