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2006 theme: Heaven

This was the second year for STYLEAID at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre and was hosted by the incomparable Verity James along with an up and coming performer Hayden Tee (who would go on to thrill audiences in 2015 with his performance in Les Miserables, which he will be bringing to Broadway in 2016). Hayden also performed on the night along with a specially created Latin Ballroom dance number.

STYLEAID 2006: Heaven
STYLEAID 2006

Campaign
Shots

A unique and creative addition also made its first appearance at STYLEAID with a new idea from Aly May. Twenty top Perth designers each donated a garment that would later be sold to raise additional funds and then twenty of Perth's top photographers each agreed to produce a limited edition photograph of one of the garments. These completed photographs were then revealed along with the finale garments at the very first VIP sponsors launch event on June 27 at the Parmelia Hilton Perth.

The photographs were then exhibition in a range of retail spaces in the lead up the event and then sold through the launch event and on the night of STYLEAID.

The launch of the photographs also featured in a front page editorial in the Sunday Times Magazine in the lead up to the launch.

Photographers who were involved in this new concept included: Ivan Shaw, Oscar Chong, the Regnards, Di Vidos, Carine Thevenau, Stefan Gosati, Chantel Concei, Jody Pachnuk, Frances Andrijich, Dragana Spasich and Tony Nathan.

Venue &
Sponsors

Major sponsor for Heaven were: Carillon City, San Pellegrino, Braziliano Coffee, M.A.C, Chalice Bridge Estate Wines, Smirnoff Vodka, Brinkhaus Jewellers, VMoto, Gage Roads, blinc studio, Lexi for Flowers, Bam Creative, Power Music, OMG Events, LUX, Network Ten, BOX Magazine, Globetrotter Corporate Travel, Parmelia Hilton Perth, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Connections Nightclub and Veuve Clicquot.

The models on the runway were provided by Chadwick Models, Chic Management, Reid Models, Scene Model Management, Spiers Model Management, Vivien's Model Management and Xtreem Models.

The
Committee

The STYLEAID committee was made up of Aly May, Annette Hasluck, Ricky Arnold, Stephanie Patniotis, Georgia McDonnell-Adams, Paul McClurg, Carol Mackie, Miles Burke, Oscar Chong, Tony Salom, Natasha Marshall-Donnelly, Desiree Selvey, Gavin McGurren and Mark Reid.

The
Magazine

STYLEAID 2006 Magazine Cover

The
Experience

It was the first and only year that Aurelio Costarella was not included in the runway parade.

The finale this year was a showing of the "Comfort for Wool" collection that featured a range of local designers including Megan Salmon, Louise Snook and Melissa Yap.

The STYLEAID after party was held at Bullion Bar and Gentlemen's Club in East Perth.

The
Event

The designers whose collections were shown included: ae'lkemi, lushlife, merge (a collective of designers that included the labels Katou, Elsie-Jean, Joannie Wong, Coercian, LesserLantern, Julia Silk, Story By Tang and Zanthus), Joveeba, Preacher, su, Material Boy, Belle Bijoux Australia and One Fell Swoop.

The emerging designer list was increased to 6 designers for 2006 and they were: Bim Kenesis, Paper Doll, Stewart & Mcgie, Pia Bennett, United Constructions and Zeitgeist Design.

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STYLEAID ICON 2017

Friday 4 August, 2017
7pm - midnight
Crown Ballroom
Crown Towers Perth
Black Tie

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