Le Style edition 12 - PARIS
Love for France, food and fashion at L’heure du Thé fundraiser event
Online magazine, Le Style connects with readers and Francophiles in its first annual luxury charity event at Sofitel SO Singapore
On Saturday, November 15, Le Style magazine, Melbourne-based online publication on French luxury and photography, led by Sha Anderson hosted its first annual high tea fundraiser event, L’heure du Thé at Xperience restaurant of Sofitel SO Singapore to create awareness for the Breast Cancer Foundation of Singapore while sharing the love for France, food and fashion. The Parisian chic-themed event brought together supporters, clients and readers for a modern French afternoon which included an entertainment program, best-dressed, lucky prize giveaways and donations.
L’heure du Thé (translating tea time in French) event was a luxury high tea styled in a Karl Lagerfeld designed interior of Sofitel SO Singapore presented with an exclusive menu by Executive Chef Anne-Cécile Degenne served with luxury tea company, TWG Tea who hosted a hot tea buffet for guests. Renown fashion illustrator Kerrie Hess who has illustrated for various recognized international names such as Ladurée and Chanel, was the special guest with an autograph special on complimentary L’heure du Thé illustration posters as part of the gift bags given out on the day.
Guests attended in a Parisian chic dresscode from a good mix of Asian fashion professionals, international expats and foodies with a common interest on France and luxury. The best-dressed and lucky prizes was a bouquet of flowers donated by Blissfulthots. A breast cancer foundation merchandise and donation booth was set up at the event for donations and information.
Executive Director of Alliance Francaise Singapore, Claire-Lise Dautry made a speech on French language in today’s modern society, a ballet performance was performed by graduates of School of Performing Arts, La Salle SIA and renown beauty company, Luxola offered guests a complimentary beauty advice at a pop-up salon at L’heure du Thé event.
Karri Nicholas, a model and presenter emceed the entertainment program. Also in attendance were Mr Vincent Lelay, Cluster General Manager of the Singapore Resort & Spa Sentosa and Sofitel SO Singapore, Mr David Perlon, Area Manager of TWG Tea and Ms Jacinta Rowe, Marketing and Communications Director at Fragrance Du Bois.
“We are truly blessed. The generosity of our guests is absolutely amazing. The support of all of our sponsors and the dedication of our volunteers is what makes this event such a success,” said Sha Anderson. “We feel fortunate to be able to make this contribution to the Breast Cancer Foundation of Singapore.”
L’heure du Thé Singapore was made possible by principal sponsor, Sofitel SO Singapore and the following partners: Laduree Singapore, TWG Tea, Sonata Dancewear, Survival Chic, Alliance Francaise de Singapour, Honeycombers, Le Petit Journal de Singapour, Zurina Bryant Photography, Skipping Stones Media, Le Petit Depot, Luxola Singapore, KOSE, Blissfulthots, Fragrance du Bois and Uber SIngapore.
Le Style promotes inspirations to travel to France and French luxury through photography and L’heure du Thé events. Based in Melbourne Australia, the online magazine and events started in 2011 and have been raising funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation ever since. Le Style will bring L’heure du Thé events to its international audience from the end of 2014 to raise funds and awareness for the local Breast Cancer Organizations and connects with French and Francophile community. To learn more, visit www.lestyle.org or call (61) 0450 545 564.
L'heure du Thé Fundraiser 2014 (Event Highlights) from Skipping Stones Media