Monthly Archives: October 2014

Maxim Australia Hot 100 2014 Party

Maxim Australia celebrated its third issue of the annual Hot 100, holding a Jim Beam Devil’s Cut Maxim Hot 100 Party at Café del Mar Sydney.

300 guests attended the red carpet event. Celebrities in attendance included Maxim Australia cover girl, model and girlfriend of Kyle Sandilands Imogen Anthony, TV presenter and personal trainer Ali Mutch, model Amy-Jane Brand, The X Factor contestant Reigan Derry, Miss World Australia 2011 and presenter Amber Greasley, Maxim TV hosts Lana Kington and James Kerley, model and Kyle & Jackie O’s True Love Bachelorette Krystal Dawson, Beauty and The Geek presenter James Tobin, actors Firass Dirani and Salvatore Coco, Australian Athlete John Steffensen, UFC fighters Ross Pearson and James Te Huna and hip hop pioneer Rodney O.

The social set enjoyed the view and sunset over Darling Harbour, the Jim Beam cocktails and our favourite the Devil’s Cut pre-mix with Cola. and danced the night away to DJs Jamie Vale and The Faders.

Ali MutchAli Mutch.

Amy-Jane Brand - Imogen Anthony - Krystal DawsonAmy-Jane Brand, Imogen Anthony wearing vintage Versace & Krystal Dawson.

Lana Kington and models2Lana Kington with the Maxim and Devil’s Cut models.

Reigan Derry - Santi PintadoReigan Derry & Santi Pintado.

The Faders - Milly Gattegno and Suhana LyeMilly Gattegno and Suhana Lye.

016The wonderful view from Cafe del Mar.

021Maxim magazine cover featuring Iggy Azalea.

94 Shades of Summer

Sunglass Hut held its 94 Shades of Summer event – the name a spin on the 94 days of summer in some countries – at their flagship city store that continued on at Bennelong in the Sydney Opera House, perfectly positioned with the backdrop of the Harbour Bridge. There were certainly more than 94 styles of shades in the Sunglass Hut store from which the guests enjoyed trying various styles on.

Natasha Oakley of A Bikini A Day spoke of her sunglass collection almost rivalling her bikini collection and her collaboration with Georgia May Jagger.

imageMillie Young wearing Elle dress, Elms & King bag, and Mimco shoes. Laurie Young wearing Bec & Bridge dress, Givency bag and Mode Collective shoes.

imageTahnee Atkinson wearing Keepsake Label, dress and Bec & Bridge shoes.

Renae Ayris wearing Denisse M Vera dress and Peeptoe shoes.

image41Natasha Oakley wearing Lover The Label dress and Celine shoes.

Agent Provocateur Fatale Range Launch

On Tuesday, Agent Provocateur launched a new perfume range named Fatale at Carousel, The X Studio, Kings Cross. In the range is Fatale and Fatale Pink. The striking notes of Fatale is designed more for the evening and the floral notes of Pink is designed more for the day.

To celebrate the launch, celebrity guests including The Bachelor’s Sam Frost and intruder Mary O’Neill, The Bachelor season one’s Sarah-Mae Louise Amey, model Imogen Anthony, actor and singer Casey Burgess, and singer Tiaan Williams were in attendance.

We loved the dress style of the guests, particularly the attention-grabbing jumpsuit of Tiaan. During the event, she delighted guests with the performances of her U.S. hits Dive Deep and Devils Touch.

024Sam Frost wearing Mossman Clothing dress, Nine West shoes and Marc Jacobs belt, Casey Burgess in Missguided dress and Spurr shoes, and Imogen Anthony wearing Misha Collection dress and YSL shoes.

imageSam Frost with Mary O’Neill wearing Kardashian Kollection dress and Tony Bianco shoes.

TiaanTiaan wearing Teotoki jumpsuit and Zara shoes.

Rob Guest Endowment Concert

The ANZ-sponsored event featuring six finalists competing for the 2014 Rob Guest Endowment Award for upcoming musical theatre stars, creators and musicians, was held last night at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney on the Wicked musical stage.

The event was hosted by Bert Newton and Lucy Durack who made a fun team. The judges were Nancye Hayes, Todd McKenney, and Guy Simpson.

The finalists Ben Bennett, Andrew Cook, Joshua Robson, Angela Scundi, Monica Swayne, Karla Tonkich competed for the Rob Guest Endowment prize.

RGE winnerWinner Josh Robson with Bert Newton and conductor Karen Johnson-Mortimer.

RGE winner 2The judges, Karen, Bert and Josh during the prize acceptance speech.

Moet & Chandon Spring Champion Stakes Day

Yesterday, also known as “Glamour Day” of the Carnival, sure lived up to its name with plenty of glamour all over Royal Randwick. The day featured Myer’s NSW final of Fashions on the Field. MCs for the Myer event were model Nikki Phillips and Myer Ambassador Kris Smith. Judges of the contest included Vogue Australia’s Edwina McCann, Myer’s Fashions on the Field Ambassador Rebecca Panozza, Myer Ambassador and Miss Universe Australia 2008 Laura Dundovic, By Johnny’s Johnny Schembri, celebrities Jodi and Braith Anasta, and Sunday Style’s Kerrie McCallum.

In attendance of the final were journalist Kate Waterhouse and fashion blogger Margaret Zhang. Shauna Dennett took the FOF NSW title.

013 014The judges.

018 024Johnny Schembri doing the selfie honours for a contestant wearing By Johnny. It turned out that there were many contestants wearing his label.

027 030 031042 046 048 051 053Winner Shauna Dennett and runners up.

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World Supermodel Australia 2014 National Final

The World Supermodel Australia 2014 National Final was held last Friday at Hugos Lounge, Kings Cross. MC for the event was TV presenter Brittany Bloomer. The final featured a fashion parade modelled by the WSM Australia finalists and 2013 winner Jyselle Des-Forges wearing ranges from Pizzuto resort and evening wear, Pretty Porter kaftans, Cebiche swimwear, and Secrets Shhh jewellery.

Glamming up the models style came via tans by Lucy Lane, hair by Christopher Hanna Platinum, and makeup by Cailyn Cosmetics.

The Voice’s Laura Leigh Smith sang Empire State of Mind by Alicia Keys/Jay Z, Mercy by Duffy and Get Lucky by Daft Punk/Pharrell Williams.

Guests were served Absolut Vodka cocktails and Peroni beers.

Judges for the final were international photographer who has worked with some of the world’s top supermodels including Elle MacPherson Graham Shearer, former Fashion Director of Dolly, Cleo, Elle and Marie Claire Australia magazines Patricia Shearer, SBS’s Bollywood Star judge, photographer, Bollywood film producer and talent mentor Raj Suri, owner and designer of Pretty Porter kaftans Amanda Morgan, and current World Supermodel Australia Jyselle Des-Forges.

The winner of the competition was the gorgeous Vivienne Barclay.

image image image image image image image image image imageLaura Leigh Smith wearing Bardot top, Tigermist skirt and Lipstick shoes

image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image image imagePizutto cocktail cress

image image image imageVivienne Barclay.

image image image image001Winner Vivienne Barclay with 2013 winner Jyselle Des-Forges.