Fateful Fashion are proud to announce their partnership with Australian Fashion Labels & Type 1 Voice for the Fundraiser event held at Deviation Road Winery
The event which will be hosted by Media Presenter Nerida Foord and will benefit Type 1
Voice, a not-for-profit charity that helps raise awareness for those living with type 1 diabetes. The
organisation hopes to help eliminate social stigmas surrounding the condition and help boost the emotional
and physical confidence of those requiring insulin therapy.
“The decision to host a fashion show stems from our strong focus on helping grow self-esteem and
confidence in people living with diabetes,” says Lorraine Pitman, Type 1 Voice founder and chair. “Fashion
is a global statement of how people feel, and people with diabetes need to self-manage publicly every
Besides having Deviation Road Winery in Longwood in the Adelaide Hills as the backdrop for ‘Fashion &
Fizz’, with guests enjoying their premium wines, the winery’s owner and winemaker, Kate Laurie, is personally connected to the cause. Kate was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes herself in 2009 and is a member of Type 1 Voice. It was while dining with friends Melanie and Dean Flintoft, directors of Australian
Fashion Labels, that the opportunities for a fundraiser took form.
“It was at a dinner party with Melanie and Dean [Flintoft] that we really started talking about the restrictions the insulin pump put on people in their fashion choices,” explains Kate.
Kate is also currently in discussions for further collaborations between Australian Fashion Labels and the diabetes community, with the first exciting concept to the launched on the night.
Australian Fashion Labels will present the February ranges from their brands, Cameo, Finders Keepers, Keepsake and The Fifth on the runway for the first time. Local accessories designer Miss Margie will also showcase her newest range of accessories.
‘Fashion & Fizz’ tickets include drinks, nibbles, runway show and silent auction.
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‘FASHION & FIZZ’ EVENT INFO
WHEN: Saturday 7 February 2015, 5-7pm
WHERE: Deviation Road Winery, 207 Scott Creek