Ravishing Fashionistas in its 4th year has continued to spread the RF message of female empowerment by encouraging women to embrace their body confidence, irrespective of their age, body type, background, skin colour or culture. Founder and organizer Upma Kite and her team have once again worked hard and were challenged with weather conditions but were lucky that the rain held off and managed last-minute changes. This year showcased some stunning Spring-Themed fashions on a diverse array of gorgeous models in all shapes and sizes once again proving that all women can be a model in their own right.
The heritage columned entrance of Brisbane’s Old Government House, located in the centre of QUT Gardens Point, was elegantly lit with cherry blossom trees where guests were greeted as they walked the red carpet and with the flash of cameras over the course of the evening recording the event.
VIP guests were treated to an exclusive pre-party event in QUT’s top floor event venue Room Three Sixty, where the champagne was flowing and with a great selection of canapes while mingling and soaking in panoramic city views with live entertainment.
Brisbane well known City Councilor Vicki Howard who stood in for the Lady Mayoress was indeed taken by the fashion over the night as was Mr Fashion Statement himself man around town Damien Anthony Ross.
Ravishing Fashionistas opened the night with a collection of mesmerizing spring-themed looks showcasing a number of designers whose showstopping garments and millenary dazzled their guests with beautiful floral themes.
Guests were immersed in the runway that weaved its way through the stunning halls of Old Government House, RF went on to showcase an abundance of both emerging and renowned designers who’s looks will inspire this Springs fashion trends, challenging the boundaries of fashion and working to break the stereotypes in the industry.
Working day and night, Upma Kite has proved again that with passion and determination anything is achievable, as commented by Councilor Vicky Howard in heartfelt speech highlighted at the show opening. Her mission of creating a space that encourages women of all shapes, sizes, ages & backgrounds to embrace themselves has again been perfectly portrayed through the 12 designers and 35 models involved in this year’s unforgettable show.
Upma Kite recognizes always that it takes a great team to put an event together and she gives praise to her incredible RF team consisting of people from all walks of life, to the many volunteers, their expertise and their passion for change, who all worked together to create this magical event!
As another RF Fashion Show closes, the RF team are again left speechless and inspired to continue promoting and enforcing her message of empowering women to embrace their beauty and body irrespective of their age, body type, background, skin colour or culture. With the volume of support and compassion she continues to receive, Upma is determined to come back to again provide a space for every woman regardless of their background to celebrate confidence and empowerment.