The Park, Albert Park Lake was oozing with elegance and glam on the evening of the 14th April 2019 when about 300 guests arrived with their best evening wear to watch the FashionKlik Runway event.
Synonymous with elegance and style, the Gala Runway presents the ultimate experience for self-confessed fashion devotees against the backdrop of Melbourne’s iconic Albert Park Lake at the stunning venue, The Park.
FashionKlik unveils a curated collection straight from the runways of Paris, New York and Manila of new seasonal looks by prominent Melbourne stylist Alin Le’ Kal and International designers such as Jun Escario and Janette Visser of Manila.
The show started in the balcony with cocktail and canapés served while the arriving guests were entertained by a musical harp performance of Samantha Ramirez from the University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra coupled by the magnificent painting exhibits of famous Australian icon artist, Charles Billich.
Jun Escario collections
Janette Visser collections
The guests were entertained by jazz musical performance of Juliet Ramos and rapper singer Kelebek, and Marty Rose. They were also excitedly delighted to finally see the elegant gowns showcased by the gorgeous guests models from Manila, the highly empowered women, beauty queens, socialites, and philanthropists.
The young fashion models from Melbourne presented the best runway looks from the ready-to-wear collections from Karimadon, couture collections of Jun Escario and Alin Le’ Kal, and resort caftan collections of Jannete Visser.
In her maiden speech, Lita Mahle, the producer of Fashion Klik and a successful business woman indicated that the Fashion Klik goal is to initially integrate two cultures and generate opportunities between the Philippines and Australia through universally binding industry that is art and fashion and to encourage other cultures in this initiative to join this art and fashion initiative in the future.
She was joined by her co-producer, Johanna Smith, a woman of fashion and style and a young hard working woman.
Part of the proceeds was aimed to donate to Treasure Chest Charity and the Rotary Club of Makati Ayala Triangle and the Rotary Club of Makati Uptown.
Photos: Gary Haywood